RELX Group Business Sr Project Manager in Alpharetta, Georgia
Business Sr Project Manager
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
Opportunity to leverage leadership/ consulting skillset for large, impactful and visible projects for LexisNexis Risk (Insurance business.) The current position involves primarily interfacing with Fortune 100 clients. As needed, may also be engaged in internal business case projects, with significant organizational impact. Strong remote facilitation, quality of output, and consulting skills required. In addition, the qualified individual will have the opportunity to be a part of a growing BPMO team within an innovative, performance organization. Our WHY: We are innovators, passionate about challenging the status quo and improving outcomes. Join a tremendous organization and culture.
Responsible for the leadership of projects that are cross functional and have a high degree of complexity. Will work closely with business leaders and clients while applying PMBOK and/ or Six Sigma methods to solve business problems. Fully knowledgeable of the System Development Life Cycle and Project Lifecycle processes. Understands the customers' business models, business goals, overall goals, and how LexisNexis can be part of the solution. The Senior Project Manager may be responsible for multiple projects running concurrently.
Lead efforts focused on identifying, scoping, and prioritizing continuous improvement projects that align with the business’s strategic plans.
Act as change agent to foster a customer-centric, quality-oriented culture via LEAN concepts, while driving measurable business improvements.
Provide expertise and share best practices regarding assigned tools & methodologies, project management and team leadership.
Maintains knowledge of industry trends and regulations.
Manage full end to end delivery of assigned project(s), people and process. Develop and manage project plan as required.
Documents the necessary project artifacts, such as schedules and work plans, estimates, issues tracking and status reporting, to manage the project lifecycle.
Identify and make recommendations for improvement to existing processes and procedures.
Manage all relationships necessary for a successful project team.
Coordinates and facilitates project meetings and negotiates with staffing managers for project resources and other project needs.
Maintain ownership of and accountability for the project and/or program schedule.
Provide guidance to other RISK teams across various organizations on project management as requested.
Represent Program Management in cross-functional teams within the LexisNexis RISK Solutions organization.
Execute according to GTM and SOX guidelines if applicable.
Ability to negotiate and communicate with sales, marketing, customer service, billing, and testing organizations and personnel.
Bachelor's degree required; MBA preferred.
At least 7 years of business project management experience.
Knowledge of Insurance workflow preferred
Interfacing with Insurance Carrier and/ or Police Agency clients a plus
PMI certification preferred.
LEAN/Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification strongly preferred.
Agile Certification (DAD or SAFe) preferred.
Enterprise Change Management Prosci's ADKAR Certification preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across a highly matrixed organization, interacting, influencing, negotiating effectively with all levels of leadership and peers.
Successfully demonstrated leadership experience in a fast-paced environment, with frequent and substantial priority changes, challenging timelines and major resource constraints is desired.
Ability to identify and scope process improvement opportunities through financial, statistical, and logic-based analysis.
Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills; demonstrated executive presence. Track-record of working with and through colleagues at all levels.
Ability to operate independently; a self-starter who can define and manage their specific day-to-day work efforts -Works effectively with diverse, cross-functional and multicultural teams.
Strong facilitation, oral communication, and written communication skills.
Strong business acumen.
PC proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Visio)
Experience in working with LN products or systems a plus.
Ability to promote teamwork and work in cross-functional teams.
Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-cultural environment.
Travel is required (10-15%)
LexisNexis Risk Solutions (www.lexisnexis.com/risk) is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across all industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics, we provide products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of RELX Group plc, a leading publisher and information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 29,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or firstname.lastname@example.org.