Senior Project Manager

MGM Resorts International   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Senior Project Manager ensures project execution meets or exceeds expectations, delivering quality requirements on time and within budget through a defined project methodology.  Senior Project Manager will manage cross function project teams with project specifics in business applications as well as IT infrastructure and security.

  • Decompose complex projects into actionable activities to successfully deliver the project on time and within budget.
  • Specialization in identifying the technical resources essential to ensuring the successful delivery of the project.
  • Maturity in judgment to examine key indicators to know and proactively act to bring a challenged project back on track – schedule and budget wise.
  • Technical specialization to provide project leadership and direction to all stakeholders required to successfully deliver the project to a satisfied customer.
  • Develop the project turnover specifications to successfully move the developed solution to the production environment.
  • Develop the integrated test plans across all testing spectrums (e.g., unit, system, performance, integrated, user acceptance, etc.)
  • Understands customer dynamics and needs at all levels (end-user to executive).
  • Incorporates customer satisfaction tasks and measurements in project methodology.
  • Has consistently delivered on objectives while increasing/improving customer satisfaction.
  • Excels at taking initiative to meet objectives.
  • Delivers on all deadlines and project commitments.
  • Specialization to assess overall project, break it down into logical/manageable pieces, analyze relationships/dependencies between pieces and can identify critical path between pieces.
  • Proven ability to assess time/cost estimates related to associated tasks.
  • Specialized ability to analyze risk and conduct projects with risk avoidance, risk mitigation in mind.
  • Effectively sets priorities, understand critical path; and identify needs for and re-establish priorities as required.
  • Develops alternative courses of action and makes timely decisions based on logical assumptions and reflects factual information.
  • Effective at leading meetings by setting and achieving objectives; drive for conclusions/closure.
  • Exhibits good teamwork through good listening skills.
  • Professional decorum at all times handling multiple priorities - Level-headed in the face of adversity and pressure.
  • Has strong experience handling multiple projects, multiple customers and multiple teams effectively.
  • Proactively seeks business process improvement through use of new technologies.
  • Analyzes and documents functional and system requirements.
  • Experience in analysis, design and development (preferred) of computer systems, applications and databases to meet customer requirements.
  • Has experience in using project tracking tools (i.e., MS Project, Project Workbench, etc.), presentation tools (i.e., MS PowerPoint), and communication tools (i.e., Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Identifies areas to reduce cost and improve efficiency in the business environment.
  • Works within the Information Technology environment to re-engineer processes to minimize support          issues (i.e., enable remote control, Picture Taker install utilities, disk image technologies, etc.)
  • Performs other work related duties as requested.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, business management, hospitality or a related field; or equivalent experience.
  • At least 6 years of experience managing technical information technology projects with increasing complexity.
  • Previous experience managing IT infrastructure and security projects with specific knowledge in:  PCI DSS, WANs/LANs, data center optimization, server upgrades, network and storage configurations.
  • Proven track record in managing projects through standard project methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile.
  • Project leadership on multifaceted projects.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Able to lead and mentor a team.
  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms. 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, business management, hospitality or a related field.
  • PMP Certification.

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