• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 16 Aug 17

Associate Project Manager

Location: New York, NY, USA

Responsibilities
  • Assist in the delivery of multiple complex projects and programs which are broad in scope, interdependent, high risk, high impact, have medium to long term implementation time frames and are cross functional. Actively demonstrate abilities as a 'Self Starter, 'In Charge' & 'Thought Leader'
  • Consistently demonstrate MIT (Moody's Information Technology) values, especially in the area of personal leadership within assigned project(s) and organizational team.
  • Support the Project Managers across the complete project lifecycle, lead project sessions such as estimation, requirements, scheduling/planning within an iterative development (RUP, Agile) framework.
  • Collaborate with key team members to champion the change throughout the organization, incorporate lessons learned into future projects to ensure desired results.
  • Coordinate relationships across business by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives.
  • Partner with corporate planning to track project/program budgets at a detailed level.
  • Support issue resolution, risk identification and mitigation, change and dependency management.
  • Ensure all communications are audience appropriate.
  • Actively participate in advancing and maturing the project management team's capabilities, ensuring continuous improvement across discipline.
  • Map, measure and improve the underlying processes to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Assist in the implementation of corrective action plans, as needed.
  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data, and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results.
  • Develop knowledge of corporate strategy and business activities and contribute to the development of MIS (Moody's Investors Service) business strategy; develop strategies for initiatives to strengthen and grow the core business


Moody's Information Technology

  • Strong meeting/workshop facilitation skills and documented experience.
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle methodologies (including waterfall, RUP, and/or Agile) and industry best practices.
  • Self-directed, adaptable, flexible, and curious.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to author a range of high-quality deliverables.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Excel, Work, Project, and SharePoint
  • Proven ability to create and present written and verbal communications that are audience appropriate.
  • Ability to analyze and challenge current working methods to create improvements in processes and result.
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural teams, proven teamwork and coaching skills with demonstrated experience in collaborating across organizational boundaries and locations. Ability to analyze operational data to make fact based decisions that improve the business.
  • Plan and accomplish goals with a significant degree of innovation and creativity.
  • Knowledge of business strategy and planning
  • Traveling may be required depending on the project (10-15%)
Education
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Finance/Accounting or related field
***May have to work weekends or nights as determined by the business needs***

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