Sr. Project Manager

Job#: 1313379

Job Description:

Title:  IT Project Manager – Focus on Workday Integrations
Company Summary

We're pioneers in our field and relentless in our pursuit of excellence. Aristocrat is an ideas company at heart, which means innovation is embedded into every aspect of our business. Whether we're designing sleek new cabinets, premium game content or award-winning systems, we apply fresh thinking and creativity to deliver the world's greatest gaming experience, every day. With cool new titles, such as Game of Thrones TM, Sons of Anarchy and Lightning Link along with our award-winning app Heart of Vegas, we're continually pushing the bar of creativity.

Job Description

As a Project Manager for the IT PMO, you'll work with various stakeholders at different levels of the organization to manage projects, monitor operations, and improve transparency. You’ll work to ensure collaboration, communication, visibility, and successful delivery of complex projects

The Project Manager will be responsible for the following:
  • Manage complex projects on-time and to enterprise specifications
  • Creates and executes project plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Drive project-related change management, as needed, for project stakeholders.
  • Work with key stakeholders to define project goals and charter.
  • Apply project management tools/techniques.
  • Proactively identify problems on projects or plans. Seek input from appropriate stakeholders.
  • Question proposed solutions until you understand the actual problem that needs to be solved. Develop creative and practical solutions based on evaluation of multiple factors.
  • Deliver value by guiding project teams and by creating effective collaboration with team members, stakeholders, and other Project Managers.
  • Anticipate the needs, risks, and finding the opportunities for success presented by projects.

Required Skills  

  • Strong project management skills in Hybrid and Agile methodologies
  • Experience managing projects that have deployed Workday solutions, including systems integrations
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to drive team collaboration to overcome ambiguity
  • Guide complex projects to desired outcomes aligned to organizational standards
  • Outstanding knowledge of project artifacts and deliverables
  • Exceptional process capabilities
  • Ability to drive project and keep up project momentum, resulting in timely project delivery
  • Ability to guide and facilitate Enterprise meetings
  • Effective communicator reporting accurate information in a clear and concise manner to Executive level audiences
  • Works well with ambiguity and drives participants towards well-defined path of tasks and deliverables
  • Anticipates potential risks to project schedule prior to becoming an issue and pursues mitigation
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and take ownership of parallel initiatives
  • Works well in a matrixed environment and experienced with partnering via virtual teams
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to build and foster internal relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage to tight deadlines or unexpected changes in strategy

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Has four or more years of project management experience within a formal PMO
  • Has project-managed enterprise deployments/integrations of Workday solutions
  • PMP Certification or other formal project management training required (college equivalents, company training\\programs, etc.)
  • Strong management skills: Resilience, sense of urgency, calm under pressure, committed, influencing skills, interpersonal skills, ownership/accountability
  • Excellent written and oral business communication and people skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong presentation & influencing skills
  • Strong experience planning for and managing projects of all shapes, sizes, complexity
  • Skilled in identifying dependencies, requirements gathering, project planning and risk management
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to communicate project management methodology
  • Prioritization & Stakeholder Management
  • Ability to manage time and priorities effectively in a fast-paced international environment
  • Ability to work with multiple business stakeholders, effectively manage their expectations and establish priorities
  • Skilled in managing deadlines, communication of timelines, assessment of resources, organizational skills
  • Natural acuity for identifying and communicating risks to appropriate stakeholders
  • Proven quantitative skills and ability to reason
  • Experienced with partnering via virtual teams
  • Must be an independent, self-directing professional who can execute with little supervision
  • Ideally resides in Las Vegas or the Pacific time zone

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [email protected] or 844-463-6178.

Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Las Vegas, NV, US

Job Type:
PMO and Business Operations

Date Posted:
December 1, 2022