Senior Project Manager, Business Operations (Santa Monica, CA)

  • Santa Monica
  • Confidential
  • 5-10 years
  • 07 Apr 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description


Manage project timelines and resource utilization
Manage detailed project plans from estimated scope of work to solution delivery
Identify and mitigate project risks
Recommend assignment of project plan tasks to team members
Provide project planning and scope estimation
Track and report project status and provide in-depth status reports to Management
Track, manage, and report all project related issues and risks
Lead regular project status meetings to report status and facilitate issue resolution
Apply systematic approach and deliver consistent high quality across projects
Other project tasks as assigned by manager

Required Skills and Experience:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or related field
5+ years in project management, business analysis, process design, research and competitive analysis, package implementation, knowledge of multiple technologies and interactive design
Expertise in one or more industries, organizational structures, business process design techniques and development methodologies
Thorough understanding of the project life cycle process to effectively manage through the complexities of the business solution
Experience in full lifecycle software development process and methods
Strong organizational and communication skills to effectively manage concurrent projects and multidisciplinary teams with minimal supervision
Highly proficient using Excel, Word and Powerpoint
Proficient in MS Project and Visio, MS Project Server and Sharepoint Server experience preferred
PMI or PMP certification, desired but not required
Agile certification (CSM, CSP, PMI-ACP), or similar would be preferred, but is not required