Bright Horizons Senior Project Manager in Watertown, Massachusetts

68581BRJob Title:Senior Project ManagerJob Description:

The IT Project Manager is responsible for providing overall direction, coordination, execution and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with Bright Horizons strategy and goals.

What you will be doing:

  • Understand initiatives in order to facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, deliverables and ultimately create project work plans

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and meetings

  • Monitor, report and follow-up on the status and next steps of all project components

  • Effectively identify, adjust for and communicate downstream impacts of project changes

  • Able to navigate project changes effectively, remove barriers and coordinate with a variety of cross-functional project team members

  • Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities to cross-functional project team members

  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope

  • Effectively apply Bright Horizons IT Project methodology and enforce project standards

  • Prepare for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures

  • Minimize business exposure and risk on project. Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately

  • Act as a global liaison for Bright Horizons IT, keeping abreast of initiatives to avoid overlapping efforts

Req Number:68581BRState:Massachusetts Zip/Postal Code:02472City:WatertownJob Category:Information Technology Posting Title:Senior Project ManagerFT/PT:Full-Time Job Type:RegularJob Requirements:

What we hope you will bring to the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering preferred, Technology or related field

  • Minimum 5+ years of technology project/program management required

  • Strong scheduling and budgeting experience

  • Ability to remain organized at all times and to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources including team members, other internal departments and external parties (such as 3rd party partners)

  • Ability to lead, motivate and direct a cross-functional workgroup while being flexible in a changing environment

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and react to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in confidential matters

  • Excellent analytical skills required

  • Experience managing all phases of the project life cycle, including running project prioritization meetings, post-installation project post-mortem meetings and a proven track record of multi-tasking, meeting deadlines and delivering projects on budget

  • Knowledge of different project management software, and be technically competent with various software programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio

  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or equivalent preferred

Additional Information:Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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