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Program Manager, Reuters Consumer

Thomson Reuters Project Management 10/9/2017 12:26:45 PM New York, NY United States of America
Job Description

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at Reuters.com.

Reuters Consumer is an agile digital publishing business in the heart of the world’s largest news organization. Our mission is to be the premier source of news for global professionals. We combine technology and editorial innovation across Reuters.com and Reuters TV to deliver a powerful experience to over 50 million monthly users on the web, mobile and set-top-boxes.

The Program Manager is a full-time position in our New York City, Times Square office. This is a unique opportunity to join a consumer media group with one of the world’s leading content producers and brands. You will be responsible for the successful delivery of projects across our portfolio and support day-to-day operations across the Reuters Consumer. In this role, you’ll empower our product development teams to get the most of their time and resources and hit deadlines. You should have a passion for delivering on-time, in-scope quality solutions and be forward thinking about improving processes and building efficient workflows for our team. You will need to be able to discuss overarching issues, problem-solve and unify team/client communication and information. Ideally, you will also have the ability to manage multiple priorities, are execution focused and have a demonstrated track record of excellent results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with Product, Development, QA and Design teams to manage roadmaps, timelines and resource allocation
  • Forecast and monitor program costs to stay within budget
  • Identify and mitigate project dependencies and risks while keeping stakeholders informed
  • Ensure that all sales initiatives (prospective/sold campaigns) are properly tracked, prioritized, resourced and delivered to plan
  • Manages change control and revision processes
  • Ensure the use of best practices and apply lessons learned from previous projects. Continually work to improve project delivery
  • Modify agile practices to meet the needs of each project team while promoting transparency.
  • Lead daily stand up meetings
  • Oversee invoicing and track payments for all vendors and perform administrative duties as needed for the team
  • Operate with significant autonomy

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for this role will have experience working as a program manager in a large scale projects and global matrix environment.
  • Significant experience (min. 5-7 years) working as a program manager, process improvement and/or Change Management frameworks.
  • Knowledge of Agile development practices and the full product life cycle (Kanban, Scrum)
  • Outstanding attention to detail, time management and the ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, including the ability to communicate between technical and non-technical contributors, and between project teams and senior leadership.
  • Experience working with global and remote teams in a matrix environment
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Pivotal, Confluence and Ariba
  • Understanding of digital media landscape a plus
  • Delivers through execution and the ability to see things through
  • Sound judgment
  • A sense of humor always helps    

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.



Locations
New York-New York-United States of America
Req #: JREQ089657
Locations: New York-New York-United States of America
Job Function: Project Management
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