Xerox Senior Project Manager in West Sacramento, California

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The Senior Project Manager (Sr. PM) will be responsible for leading multiple software development projects while supporting the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). The Sr. PM will manage Project Team members and work with the EPMO leadership and Systems Development Manager in the implementation and use of the project management best practices (procedures, processes, templates, tools) that are required by the EPMO governing bodies to support the planning and execution of projects. Through structured governance, the Sr. PM enables appropriate initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling and closing for the project to achieve project benefits. The Sr. PM establishes and communicates project goals and directs team activities. The Sr. PM is responsible for managing integration, scope, time (schedule), cost, quality, resources, communication, risk and procurement activities and deliverables.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support the EPMO in leading team Members (i.e., Business Analysts, Project Managers, Technical Teams) and work with the EPMO in the implementation and use of the standard project management practices (procedures, processes, templates, tools) to support the planning and day-to-day execution of the programs and projects.

  • Maintain relationships with Business Unit leads and leadership to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered.

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex project management and leverage knowledge of California MMIS (CA-MMIS) to identify risk and evaluate impacts.

  • Demonstrate excellent project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with team members, and use current tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables while applying to projects.

  • Ensure appropriate involvement of all stakeholders for the project

  • Accountable and responsible for activities pertaining to managing integration, scope, time (schedule), cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk and procurement for the project.

  • Proactively identify and manage risks and issues pertaining to the project.

  • Recommend prioritization of projects and ensure approvals follow the governance process

  • Ensure quality and timely delivery of all appropriate project deliverables

  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field required

  • Certified, or pursuing certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred

  • 5 years or more of experience in a Project Manager role

  • Strong planning, organizational, leadership, meeting facilitation and negotiation skills

  • Ability to effectively interview and interact with project executive sponsors, project team and external consultants

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to make effective presentations, and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients

  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Project, MS Word, Visio, MS Excel and PowerPoint

  • Has a comprehensive knowledge of relevant software development life-cycles

  • In-depth knowledge of relevant industry standards and governmental regulations

Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to accommodations@xerox.com. Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking.

Job: Project Management

Organization: Enterprise Projects BG Site

Title: Senior Project Manager

Location: California-West Sacramento

Requisition ID: 16026167

Virtual/work from home? No