Project Manager - San Francisco - 14679BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Within MA, the Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS) Division offers to Institutions a wide range of software, analytics and consultative solutions to help risk management staff understand, measure, and manage risk within an enterprise risk context. The ERS Division is composed of experienced consultants working with and drawing on the insight and expertise of our world-class analytics technology, data, software as well as market experience. The ERS Data Intelligence Group creates value-added information, IP and content that are used by our clients to meet their business needs and to produce actionable data-driven intelligence. Our team consists of experts at interpreting financial information, developing data-driven analytics, and applying data to our customer’s business needs.
  • Project Planning and Change Management – Facilitating the development of project plans and updating those plans in response to changing requirements
  • Project Communication Management – Develop and execute a project communication strategy that establishes and maintains a shared understanding amongst key project stakeholders. Key project stakeholders includes, but is not limited to, Product Owners, Engineering Management, Sales and other team members assigned to relevant initiatives.
  • Project Scope and Requirements Management – Managing the process for defining and scheduling requirements. Monitoring scope, updating plans and schedules as scope changes, and facilitating negotiations when scope changes conflict with other program constraints.
  • Project Resource Management – Forecasting project resource requirements and managing the assignment and roll-off of resources. This includes both internal and external resources where external resources include contractors and the use of partners to whom work may be outsourced.
  • Project Infrastructure – Develop and manage a plan to develop and maintain the infrastructure required to support the project. This includes IT infrastructure and other non-people resources required for successful execution of the initiative.
  • Project Monitoring and Status Reporting – Effectively monitor and report on project progress.
  • Project Quality Management – Provide clear oversight of defined quality metrics and feedback and resolution for ongoing improvement.
  • Project Risk Management – Provide effective and responsive identification, monitoring and response to project risks and issues; both internal and external.
  • Project Communications – Maintain a level of transparency that supports effective and efficient collaboration within the project and program team; ensure timely and accurate information sharing with key stakeholders.

Qualifications

Required

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience with project oversight on Software Development or Custom Application initiatives in a standard SDLC environment.
  • Ability to take direction from management staff and interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Track record of helping projects meet aggressive timescales, while ensuring that high levels of quality are maintained.
  • Experience in planning complex multidisciplinary projects in a global and multicultural organization.
  • Extensive project management experience, ideally within a financial institution or financial software organization
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate complex business and technical concepts to a senior audience.
  • The ability to actively oversee and manage all project resources including internal staff, contractors and partners
  • A strong client focused orientation with the drive and enthusiasm required to achieve results and assure customer satisfaction.
  • Proven relationship-building skills required in order to create, maintain and enhance relationships within the team, to build consensus and drive project forward.
  • Experience developing and managing projected forecasts related to schedule, resources, etc. is required.
  • Ability to quickly and effectively adjust priorities and plans in response to changing objectives and/or impediments

Preferred

  • Relevant project management/Scrum certification would be a plus
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