IT Sr. Project Manager

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Date: Dec 13, 2018

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the SR Project Manager - IT (Senior Project Manager – Information Technology) is to successfully manage the scope, cost, schedule, and quality of large-scale, complex and strategic projects to be on time, within budget and scope. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental, Sands Bethlehem (the “Sands”) and PGCB policies, practices, and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages the scope, cost, schedule, and quality of large-scale, complex, and strategic projects to be on time, within budget and within scope.
  • Solves complex problems by analyzing business issues and requirements, analyzing data, driving organization consensus and synthesizing key messages.
  • Participates in developing company and department strategic business plans and/or action plans including identification and establishment of project objectives and to establish project parameters, budgets, deliverables, and deadlines.
  • Leads business partners and technical team to define, document, and review business system requirements to support new projects.
  • Conducts project meetings and maintain mutual interaction with project team members, leaders, staff, vendors, and consultants. Identifies project and application dependencies and risks, ensuring mitigation and contingency plans are in place for identified risks to reduce the risk of failure and ensure success of project.
  • Informs senior leadership of key activities and makes periodic progress reports summarizing project status, risks, and required actions and associated timelines. Maintains and ensures accuracy of project documents and reports.
  • Participates on a team to assemble request for information and proposal, return on investment (ROI) calculations, capital or operating budgets data or other high-level specifications and documents.
  • Coordinates the development and integration of policies and procedures to meet project requirements. Ensures compliance with pertinent regulations.
  • Owns the projects that are managed by this position and is responsible for weekly presentations to IT leadership.
  • Develops, defines and executes project plans, project scope, activities, schedules, budgets and deliverables.
  • Identifies needed resources for projects; defines and assigns major project roles.
  • Coordinates activities and tasks among project team members, other internal departments or vendor/subcontractor organizations as needed to meet project goals and ensure project completion is on schedule, within budget constraints, and of the appropriate quality standards for the project scope.
  • Assigns and monitors work of project team, providing technical and analytical support and direction.
  • Manages project risks, issues/problems, and activity progress to ensure project goals (e.g., deadline, scope and quality) are achieved.
  • Serves as liaison between technical and non-technical teams to ensure all project targets and requirements are met.
  • May be required to train other staff members in proper project management techniques and practices.
  • Conducts project closure activities to formalize and communicate the project acceptance, handover documentation and ongoing activities to accountable teams, and complete a post-implementation review to identify areas of improvement.
  • Manage a team of employees assigned to specific projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Employment Requirements:

  • 18 years of age, proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a positive/upbeat fashion utilizing English; both in oral and written form.
  • Interpersonal skills with focused attention on guest needs to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to the Sands appearance standards.
  • Maintain consistent adherence to the Sands Customer Service Standards (Standards of Steel).
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

 

Specific Position Requirements:   

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • 10+ years of IT industry experience or equivalent technical experience (e.g., engineering, construction, etc.)
  • 8+ years of project management experience.
  • PMP Certification preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficient with MS Project, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to self-manage.
  • Excel at problem-solving and planning.
  • Highly organized and ability to prioritize complex projects.
  • Extraordinary multi-tasking ability.
  • Physical ability to access all areas of the property.
  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing, stretching, bending and kneeling without restriction, work indoors, outdoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to CRT fatigue, noise, dust, cigarette smoke.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment and maintain physical stamina, proper mental attitude while dealing effectively with guests, management, team members, and outside contacts while working under pressure and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to lift or carry a minimum of 20 pounds, unassisted, in the performance of specific tasks assigned.
  • Ability to work with others, communicate well, receive direction; review your own work.
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward work and interface with guests in a friendly and polite manner.
  • Ability to address stressful situations with clients with dignity and the utmost tact and politeness.
  • Must be able to work with others, communicate well and receive direction when needed to achieve department goals and objectives.
  • Must be able to qualify for, apply for and obtain a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board license if required.

Work Environment:

  • Ability to meet Specific Position Requirements and perform Position Responsibilities for this position.
  • Ability to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; talk with customers or employees; listen well.
  • Ability to be alert to customer needs to remedy or present a solution to a question, service request or service breakdown.
  • Ability to bring about results from ordinary circumstances; prepare for problems or opportunities in advance; undertake additional responsibilities and respond to situations as they arise with or without supervision.
  • Ability to be tactful and polite, maintain confidences, and foster an ethical work environment; handle all situations honestly.
  • Ability to maintain standards despite pressing deadlines; to do work right the first time.
  • Ability to act in accordance with established guidelines; follow standard procedures; recognize and comply with written rules or practices.
  • Ability to adapt and interact with people who have different values, cultures, or backgrounds, be of service to potentially difficult people, recognize the benefits of having a diverse workforce.
  • Ability to develop a rapport with others and recognize their concerns and feelings; build and maintain long-term associations based on trust; help others.
  • Ability to share due credit with coworkers; display enthusiasm and promote a friendly group working environment; work closely with other departments as necessary; support group decisions and display team spirit. 
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery-to do what is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction, deal with service failures and prioritize customer or client needs.

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