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Project Manager- Sales Training

Thomson Reuters Project Management 1/22/2018 10:02:16 AM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

This newly created Project Manager role will be a member of our Sales Training, Education and Development leadership team.   The Project Manager will be responsible for managing a large training portfolio of concurrent projects staffed with training resources, maintaining client satisfaction, and enhancing project management methodologies and toolsets. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working on a variety of projects that may vary in length, can handle large project volumes, understands the complexities of ADDIE, waterfall, and agile training project approaches and has the ability to successfully influence decisions and drive results. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Define, scope, initiate and manage large, complex training projects
  • Utilize best practices to effectively manage project delivery and deployment including defining scope, deliverables, budget, timelines, and processes.
  • Implement standardized disciplines, tools and methodologies to the team’s project management practices 
  • Manage project requests and team capacity planning, develop detailed project plans, work plans, schedules, financial estimates, status and metric reports, project approval and sign off process.
  • Builds key relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels to ensure success of the project. 
  • Leads a team of project coordinators (2) including the selection, development, coaching and retention.  
  • Manage training project intake process to evaluate training requests against team and channel resource and priorities, working closely with Training team leadership.
  • Develop and communicate detailed project plans, estimates, metrics and reports to ensure stakeholder expectations are met.
  • Responsible for RFP creation, execution and vendor selection and managing vendor project plans.
  • Lead operational meetings with management team and vendors to report out on projects, capacity, scope and determine appropriate resource planning
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts to help drive process efficiency and scalability of our resources and the solutions we develop

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 7+ years of Project Management experience preferably in a training, organizational change, sales or HR environment.
  • Project management and/or Agile certification (e.g. Certified Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Master, PMP, PMI-ACP or similar) is preferred
  • People leadership experience is helpful.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels and drive for results.   
  • Demonstrated successful execution of project management methodology 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Expert level use of the Microsoft Office suite, Web conferencing and other office tools with minimal support (or equivalent application).
  • Discuss the fundamentals of instructional design (preferred)
  • Willingness to travel 10%.

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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Locations
Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ092988
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Project Management
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