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RELX Group Project Manager II in Raleigh, North Carolina

Project Manager II

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Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

This position is responsible for driving and managing numerous simple to moderate portfolio projects. The position will project-manage cross-functional teams by working closely with all aspects of the product development community: Market Vertical, Product Manager, Engineering, etc.

Additional responsibilities include building development road maps, managing project schedules, and collaborating to resolve issues in one or more Business Units.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle.

  • Agile knowledge required.

  • Process improvement.

  • Excellent negotiation skills.

  • Understanding of corporate/public regulations.

  • Data analysis skills.

  • Strong stakeholder relationship management skills.

  • Experience using MS Project, MS Office, and MS Visio.

  • Experience coordinating team work flow in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Experience partnering with other project stakeholders to resolve issues and to mitigate project impacts.

  • A results-oriented outlook with the ability to prioritize and deliver key initiatives.

  • Ability to partner with other project stakeholders to resolve issues and to mitigate project impacts.

  • Experience delivering on projects of various size and duration.

  • Highly adaptable to changing needs within the organization

  • Adapts to rapidly changing priorities.

  • Experience collaborating with others in IT management roles to deliver shared results.

  • Strong professionalism and strong interpersonal skills required.

  • Detail-oriented and the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities.

  • Strong organization/project planning, time management, and change management skills across multiple functional groups and departments, and strong delegation skills involving prioritizing and reprioritizing projects and managing projects of various size and complexity.

  • Strong problem-solving experience involving leading teams in identifying, researching, and coordinating the resources necessary to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose complex project issues; prior success extracting/translating findings into alternatives/solutions; and identifying risks/impacts and schedule adjustments to facilitate management decision-making.

  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable to a wide audience including senior and executive management, customers, etc., including diction/terminology and presenting information in a concise and effective manner to clients, management, and various departments using assorted communication mediums.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Depending on scope and complexity, manage numerous projects a year.

  • Identify and make recommendations for improvement to existing processes and procedures.

  • Manage all phases of the project through the Product Development process.

  • Define key performance parameters and create regular variance reports to track progress. Negotiate with Engineering Resource Managers for project resources.

  • Maintain compliance with corporate and public regulations.

  • Perform data analysis relevant to project tasks.

  • Request resource demand and review resource allocation for projects.

  • Maintain ownership of and accountability for the project schedule.

  • Effectively communicate project status, including schedule variances and mitigation options. Identify and make recommendations for improvement to existing processes and procedures.

  • All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of IT PMO experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in technology, finance, business, or equivalent experience required

  • Project governance certification (PMP, PRINCE2, Agile, etc.) required

LexisNexis Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its LexisNexis services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business.

Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, 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 oraccommodations@relx.com.

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