Experian Project Manager Lead in Costa Mesa, California

Job Description - Project Manager Lead (162103)

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Manager Lead-Job Number:162103


Major Job Functions

  1. Develop a project roadmap based on understanding of business objectives and alignment with business priorities using both waterfall and agile methodologies; clearly articulate the business benefits and objectives to the teams

  2. Manage all aspects of a given project including:

  3. Develop, maintain and report on plans, schedules, budgets and resource assignments for programs and projects

  4. Drive escalation and address resolution of issues (budget, resources, scope change, etc.)

  5. Identify and manage mitigation plans for project risks

  6. Communicate project changes and events to concerned parties and re-baseline plans as required

  7. Proactively set performance expectations with the team and support them on the delivery in order to drive consistent results

  8. Lead cross-functional meetings and foster teamwork (Internal and external clients, vendors, business unit functional areas, project development teams);

  9. Facilitate communications among project participants to expedite project processes and to resolve issues and problems

  10. Represent the project to senior management, reporting on budget, schedule, process and status



  • BA/BS or equivalent experience (MBA would be a plus)

  • At least 7 years functional experience in the following areas

  • Hands on experience as a Project/Program Manager utilizing a Waterfall and Agile methodologies

  • Hands on experience managing global software development teams

  • Proven ability to build and lead integrated teams from various internal and external organizations across multiple sites, including disparate global delivery centers.

  • Strong leadership, consultative, team-building, and influencing skills

  • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels, including senior executives

  • Effective business development skills including proposal development and preparation, business case/plan development

  • Strong project management and organizational skills

  • Strong decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Competency in the following:

  • Project management methodology and tools for both Waterfall and Agile methodologies

  • Computer systems and processes and PC desktop applications

  • Business unit products and operations

  • Vendor management skills

  • Project Management in regulated industries

  • PMP and/or ACP Certifications is a plus

  • Operational knowledge of ITIL processes and tools is a plus

  • Ability to travel

Job:Project Management

Primary Location:United States-California-Costa Mesa


Job Posting:10/17/2016, 6:18:14 PM

Organization:Global Project Management Office

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