Product Development  |  London, UK

Project Manager

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Description

As a Senior Project Manager on the Program Management Team at MRI Software, LLC, you will be responsible for driving execution of product launch programs, from project management to go-tomarket delivery, and ensuring that these programs deliver on time with high quality, in accordance with stated business and technical objectives. You will partner with Product Management by playing a quarterback role in working with all cross-functional leaders and team members to deliver the approaches and work required for an offering to succeed in the market.  You will also be responsible for identifying and delivering process improvement initiatives and standardizing best practices across the PMO team as well as mentoring entry and mid-level project managers.
The role will be measured on delivery of on time, high quality solutions that meet documented business and technical objectives. Manage timely deliverables at the milestone level with strong communication, planning, and problem solving skills.  Success will require strong analytical capability to identify potential problems and propose corrective actions. Candidates must have a ‘can do’ attitude and be comfortable working in fast paced, unstructured environment where a winning team will be both local and in remote locations.

Responsibilities

• Creates, optimizes, and drives structured schedules and milestone project plans across product releases, product launch teams and projects
• Sets and meets deadlines with quality deliverables, effectively adapting and modifying plans based on changing data or conditions
• Assists in planning and ensuring that a project tracks to resources, time to market, and budget constraints
• Tracks open issues and effectively negotiate to impact decisions and trade-offs and to guide issues within internal and external groups to resolution
• Holds program team members accountable for their commitments, milestones, resources, and deliverables
• Anticipates, identifies, documents, and manages key program risks, proposing appropriate mitigation and contingency plans and communicates in a timely manner to stakeholders and senior management
• Identifies program dependencies and tracks and reports on their progress
• Proposes workable solutions to problems by analyzing business and technical trade-offs among alternatives, and uses objective judgment and influence to formulate and drive consensus on recommendations
• Frames communication and discussions for the intended audience, with appropriate context and line of sight
• Ensures that the appropriate documents exist and are broadly communicated to drive shared vision among the program teams
• Creates clearly understandable & actionable success criteria, objectives, and requirements and communicates them to the team
• Conducts and effectively facilitates program team meetings to update status, and identify and resolve issues
• Achieves quality results through strong team interaction, effective cross-group collaboration and taking ownership of the success of the initiative

Requirements

Personal and Business Skills
• Strong planning acumen and self starter that clearly prioritizes against delivery goals
• Communication strengths to anticipate needs and ensure teams have the information they need to be effective, presents effectively to executives and cross-functional leaders
• Analytic & strategic thinking based on deriving insights from disparate pieces of information and translating those insights into action and mitigation plans
• Solid decision making skills despite ambiguous data and situations.  Considers upstream and downstream operational impacts as decision inputs.  Balances long-term vs. short-term objectives

Experience:
• 3-5 years working knowledge of and experience with project/program management
• Experience working with software development projects
• Detail-oriented and extremely organized, with proven ability to establish priorities and achieve results with very strong communication skills

Educational Requirements:
• BA/BS in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or a related area, or equivalent program/project management experience
• PMP a plus

Company Overview

MRI Software delivers innovative applications and hosted solutions that free real estate companies to elevate their business.  Our flexible technology platform, along with an open and connected ecosystem, allows us to meet the unique needs of real estate businesses, from property-level management and accounting, to investment modeling and analytics for the global commercial and residential markets.  With nearly five decades of expertise and insight, we have grown to include offices in across the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, South Africa, New Zealand, and Canada with over 1200 team members to support our clients and their unique needs!

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