Director, Project Management - New York - 15041BR

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The Moody’s Analytics Accelerator fast tracks innovation and leverages emerging technologies to create next-generation solutions. We combine our extensive expertise and experience in the financial industry with emerging technologies that are revolutionizing how the market operates.

Reis is a part of the Moody’s Analytics Accelerator. Reis is the leading commercial real estate data source in the nation, providing an advantage to any firm that has debt or equity exposure across capital markets. Reis delivers sophisticated solutions that streamline deal flow for enhanced efficiencies across every facet of the CRE industry. (https://www.reis.com/)
This role takes the overall responsibility for the planning, coordination and completion of data, research and software development projects, as well as motivating project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value to users.
Additionally, this role is responsible for overseeing the Program Manager Team.
  • Take overall responsibility to ensure the coordination and completion of assigned data, research and software development projects throughout the organization that meet the required specification and quality goals.
  • Help structure and monitor roadmaps, fostering coordination and collaboration across different teams, and identifying roadblocks and ways to address them.
  • Promote implementation of Agile approach, as well as application of new technologies and industry trends and foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Provide key metrics to senior management on project development progress.

Qualifications

Required

  • Undergraduate/first-level degree (e.g., Bachelor’s degree) required
  • Minimum 10 years of related experience in project management or program management.
  • Thorough knowledge of software development processes – especially Agile practices – is essential.
  • Thorough understanding of the technologies used in software development is a must.
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams with demonstrated success in collaboration and project completion.
  • Excellent leadership skills to foster teamwork.
  • Detail-oriented disposition and clear, concise communication skills.
  • Knowledge of applied finance.

Preferred

  • Graduate / second-level degree (e.g. MBA, Master’s) preferred.
  • Experience with commercial real estate, a plus
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