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Project Manager
Allen, TX

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Job Description

Major Job Functions:

* Develop a project roadmap based on understanding of business objectives and alignment with business priorities using both waterfall and agile methodologies; clearly articulate the business benefits and objectives to the teams
* Manage all aspects of a given project including:
* Develop, maintain and report on plans, schedules, budgets and resource assignments for programs and projects
* Drive escalation and address resolution of issues (budget, resources, scope change, etc.)
* Identify and manage mitigation plans for project risks
* Communicate project changes and events to concerned parties and re-baseline plans as required
* Proactively set performance expectations with the team and support them on the delivery in order to drive consistent results
* Lead cross-functional meetings and foster teamwork (Internal and external clients, vendors, business unit functional areas, project development teams);
* Facilitate communications among project participants to expedite project processes and to resolve issues and problems
* Represent the project to senior management, reporting on budget, schedule, process and status


* BA/BS or equivalent experience (MBA would be a plus)
* At least 7 years functional experience in the following areas
* Hands on experience as a Project/Program Manager utilizing a Waterfall and Agile methodologies
* Hands on experience managing global software development teams
* Proven ability to build and lead integrated teams from various internal and external organizations across multiple sites, including disparate global delivery centers.
* Strong leadership, consultative, team-building, and influencing skills
* Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels, including senior executives
* Effective business development skills including proposal development and preparation, business case/plan development
* Strong project management and organizational skills
* Strong decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills
* Competency in the following:
* Project management methodology and tools for both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
* Computer systems and processes and PC desktop applications
* Business unit products and operations
* Vendor management skills
* Project Management in regulated industries
* PMP and/or CSM Certifications is a plus
* Operational knowledge of ITIL processes and tools is a plus
* Ability to travel

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the talent acquisition partner. The word "Experian" is a registered trademark in the EU and other countries and is owned by Experian Ltd. and/or its associated companies.

EOE including Disability/Veterans

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