Lead IT Project Manager (Remote)

Employer
S&P Global
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2022
Closes
Aug 17, 2022
Ref
16363116
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Team:
It is an exciting time to be joining S&P Global. Following the successful close of S&P Global's merger with IHS Markit in March 2022, there is a significant program of work to integrate the new combined company's systems and technologies.

Our Digital Technology Services (DTS/TSG) IT Project Management team works with a wide range of technologies, uses their expertise to resolve divergent issues, and implements innovative solutions to support these integration and transformation initiatives and BAU work. We provide project leadership and support, expertise and mentorship for each of these initiatives.
Our operational values include* focus on the solution, take action, and honor your commitments. Be part of our experienced Digital Technology Services (DTS) Program & Project Management team, which is responsible for delivering the technology integration and transformation program to the combined firm globally

The Impact:
This role has a direct impact for the end users from all business units. While some of these impacts are visible, many may be behind the scenes and yet critical for business operations.

Reporting to the Digital Workplace Experience program/project portfolio team lead, you will drive large cross functional projects that directly benefit our 40,000+ end-user colleague base and community globally.

You will work with a talented team of application and service owners, engineers, subject matter experts and other Project Managers to ensure the successful delivery of key initiatives and projects. You will build positive relationships with internal partners and will maintain good communication with stakeholders via regular project updates.

This team is committed to mitigating risk while handling tasks, resources, and changes. You will build positive relationships with your internal partners and external vendors and provide regular project updates.

What's in it for you:
• Have the opportunity to further develop your program and project management skills within a dynamic global organization through the projects you deliver and to build strong relationships.
• Be part of our experienced Digital Technology Services (DTS) Program & Project Management team, which is responsible for delivering the technology integration and transformation program to the combined firm globally
• Lead large-scale, cross functional, mission critical projects that directly impact the day-to-day operations of our internal employees as well as customers.
• Build on your experience with keeping multiple projects moving while handling team expectations and interacting with technical resources.
• Build business and stakeholder relationships globally

Responsibilities:
• Deliver several large scale technology projects, in parallel, within the constraints of scope, time and cost to agreed levels of quality, within the organization's project management framework
• Manage the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, providing direction as needed.
• Manage and oversee cross-functional teams/projects, stakeholder management, budgets, resourcing, etc.
• Implement strategic procedures and policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
• Execute project plans and performance requirements, ensuring team has appropriate resources to achieve project goals.
• Lead projects and project teams providing guidance on highly complex problems to project members and vendor resources.
• Manage and lead projects from project initiation to project close by:
• Working with stakeholders to define project objectives and timeframes
• Collaborating with partners across a global organization
• Identifying, tracking and managing inbound and outbound dependencies and risks
• Follow processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
• Frequently interact with subordinate supervisors, internal customers, and functional peer group managers, involving matters between functional areas.
• Work on issues of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends.
• Working with functional managers to coordinate staffing (in the form of resource planning, forecasting, and recruiting) to align with project requirements
• Effectively managing and resolving project team conflicts
• Preparing, maintaining, and tracking progress against the project plan
• Following standard project processes, preparing proper documentation for key gates and providing required monthly reports against appropriate project metrics
• Adjusting process to best serve the project needs
• Working independently and at times supervising vendors and more junior team members and making appropriate project-related decisions
• Collaborate with members of the team to execute on strategic business initiatives
• Negotiate across boundaries internal/external to DTS to achieve project objectives
• Identify and recommend strategies to enhance/improve product development practices & project management over time

What We're Looking For:
• Bachelors' degree in related field required, Master's degree preferred.
• 12+ years of related work experience, to include technology PM experience, ideally for a Financial Services, Data Provider or Regulated company.
• Experience leading large-scale cross functional digital workplace projects, including ServiceNow experience
• Strong project management experience in related industry with demonstrated achievements in planning, directing, and implementing multiple and concurrent large scale complex projects
• Excellent Project Management Governance
• Excellent written and verbal English communications skills
• Able to translate technology issues and solutions into business terms
• Exhibit strong diplomacy skills while persuading and influencing teammates to execute common project goals
• Strong negotiating, influencing, and conflict resolution skills
• Able to work under pressure and make rational decisions based on facts and think outside the box
• Ability to independently set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment, and easily shift priority where needed and proactively drive change
• Ability to work in a collaborative environment and build strong relationships at all levels in the organization
• Recognized Project Management qualification such as SAFe, PMP or Prince2
• Good at building business relationships and working with internal teams without disrupting relationships and still getting what you need
• Ability to work effectively with diverse styles, skills, and abilities and across cultures
• Has in-depth knowledge of project management and IT processes and strategies and broad understanding of S&P Global businesses to best provide support.
• Strong user of MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel

Return to Work
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

Grade/Level: 12

The Location: USA

Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $104,000 to $160,000 . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.

About Company Statement:
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision-making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Corporate:
At S&P Global, we don't give you intelligence-we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We're the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com.

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.
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Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.
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Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), IFTECH202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 276163
Posted On: 2022-08-11
Location: Virtual, New York, United States

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