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Senior Project & Program Manager

Company: Wolters Kluwer
Location: Topeka
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects. This position works without appreciable direction, exercising considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to work.Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Develops and implements assigned projects from original concept through final implementation, creating detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resources plans and status reports.
  • Develops best practices, project standards, procedures, and quality objectives including metrics for assessing progress.
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables to ensure services and/or products as agreed.
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team as necessary.
  • Determines staffing requirements and forms project teams to ensure coverage for all essential tasks.
  • Provides work direction and leadership to complex projects, including scheduling, assignment of work and review of project efforts and provides coaching to less experienced project managers.
  • Monitors and audits project milestones, gathers metrics, and develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives.
  • Conducts formal review with business sponsor/s at project completion to track and confirm acceptance and satisfaction.
  • Manages project budget to meet expectations and conducts project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization analyses.Other DutiesPerforms other duties as requested.Job QualificationsEducationMinimum: Bachelors Degree in Business, Project Management or related field, OR equivalent.Preferred: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.ExperienceMinimum Experience: 7+ years of project management experience, OR equivalent.Tools:
    • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
    • Tools and process enabling remote connection to internal systems.
    • Project Management Software.Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:Preferred:
      • Communication: Effectively communicates with team and stakeholders.
      • Leadership: Models good leadership while mentoring others to develop as leaders and develop as a team; manages the process of innovative change.
      • Teamwork: Motivates the team to work efficiently together and acknowledges each team members contributions while celebrating team success.Travel requirements
        • Up to 30% domestic travel annually.Physical Demands
          • Normal office requirements.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Wolters Kluwer, Topeka , Senior Project & Program Manager, Executive , Topeka, Kansas

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