Sr. Project Manager - News Technology

Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Production of high-quality, timely and relevant news is critical to Thomson Reuters success. The News Technology team exists to provide solutions that allow creation, enrichment, packaging, storage and delivery of news content, enabling our customers to rapidly and cost effectively assemble diverse business solutions for their different audiences and markets.

Reporting to the Director of Program Management for News Services, but working in a project manager pool, the project manager will define scope and manage projects working with product management and engineering to ensure technical and business objectives are achieved.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Define, document and manage traditional and agile delivered projects
  • Put adequate project controls are in place to ensure projects deliver agreed benefits.
  • Identifies, assesses and manages risks and issues to the success of the project
  • Effectively manage project team conflicts, build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and obtain commitment to make decisions
  • Manage stakeholders
  • Work in a collaborative manner within a matrix managed organisation.
  • Estimates costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed scope and constraints.
  • Maintain project resource allocations
  • Prepares and maintains project plans and tracks activities against the plan
  • Implement effective communication plan and operating rhythm, including provision of regular and accurate reports
  • Monitors costs, timescales and resources used, and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances.
  • Manages change control gaining agreement for revisions from project stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • 10= of experience in a technology environment including six or more years of project management experience
  • Experience working with News Products is required
  • Knowledge of Thomson Reuters products highly desirable
  • Experience within the financial industry preferred
  • Knowledge of project management techniques

Desirable

  • Experience with News products
  • Knowledge of software development
  • Formal project management qualification

Skills required

  • Self starter
  • Good written and verbal English
  • Structured and logical thinker
  • Good communicator
  • Solution oriented

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 over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We'll bring a world of opportunities.

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