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Head of Project Management, Reuters

Thomson Reuters Project Management 1/29/2018 4:16:50 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

Role Purpose

This role will build a project management function within Reuters by introducing and building this capability through work with management and staff.  In addition to driving theory and process, this will be a hands-on role, demonstrating the impact of effective project and change management.  The role will report into the Executive Editor, Editorial Strategy, and be accountable for the governance of projects and initiatives across the Editorial organization

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead and build a project management team.
  • Build project management capability throughout the organization by:
    • proposing approaches and working alongside colleagues to demonstrate how they work in practice.
    • collaborating with HR/Learning colleagues to develop the capability through learning and experiences .
  • Create and deploy a toolkit of project management resources.
  • Provide project management support to a portfolio of initiatives.
  • Develop project reporting to improve transparency and drive delivery.


  • Proven project management professional with significant experience in delivering global, complex projects
  • Demonstrable success in coaching and leading teams
  • Strong capabilities in utilizing data and analytics to drive decisions
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Quick thinker that grasps information easily and can “connect the dots”
  • Empathy for the challenges of a news environment
  • Resilience and determination to make progress despite pushback 

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.

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New York-New York-United States of America
Req #: JREQ098595
Locations: New York-New York-United States of America
Job Function: Project Management
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