Sr. Project & Change Integration Manager

Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
Company
University of Phoenix
Job Family
Administration
Virtual Eligible
No
Requisition ID
2018-9473
Position Type
Full-Time

Overview

Under general supervision, this position oversees the implementation of strategic initiatives for the University.  This position focuses on integrating project and change management practices to ensure that goals and/or project objectives are accomplished within prescribed timeframe and funding parameters.

Responsibilities

  • Familiarizes self and others with the project scope and objectives by conferring with clients to determine and define project outcomes, critical success pathways and feasibility.
  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure efficient and cost-effective implementation of key change initiatives and advise of best practices in the formulation of plans and activities to support project implementation. 
  • Develops a work plan and staffing for each phase of the project and may recruit or assign project personnel as necessary. 
  • Confers with project staff to outline work plan to assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority.
  • Coordinates the activities of a project team, which includes, but is not limited to identifying the appropriate resources needed and developing schedules to ensure the timely completion of the project.
  • Provides status reports to leadership and stakeholders to keep them apprised of progress and any anticipated issues.

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Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

  • A thorough understanding of the business and technical environments as normally obtained through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in Business, Operations Management, Information Technology or having an equivalent combination of formal education and directly related work experience is required. 
  • Thorough understanding of organizational change and proven ability to drive business transformation to improve performance required.
  • Minimum 5 years of project management experience with large scale and complex projects (e.g., CRM implementation) required. 
  • PMP/PgMP certification or multiple advanced certifications directly related to program/project/change/product management (e.g. CAPM, ACP, CCMP) required.

  • Proven ability to interact with executive leadership senior management and facilitate key stakeholders/cross-functional teams through brainstorming and planning sessions to identify system scope, project objectives and define desired functionality and/or expected outcome required.
  • Must be able to use tact, savvy, and discretion in balancing the interests of multiple constituents and stakeholders and demonstrated ability to read the subtle nuances of a group situation and react/plan accordingly.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate tone and style that best represents the situational context internal and external customers and department staff, as described above required.
  • Strong facilitation skills to effectively drive a team towards problem resolution and proven ability to effectively direct and assign the activities of team members on highly complex and comprehensive projects required.
  • High proficiency with project management and presentation development software required.

 

 

Additional Responsiblilites:

  • Minimum 2 years program management and/or senior project management experience preferred.
  • Certified Prosci Change Management practitioner strongly desired.

     

  • Experience with SCRUM methodology preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in understanding organizational change
  • and possess strong skills in consulting to business managers to achieve improved business results.

 

 

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