Willis Towers Watson IT Corporate Applications Project Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

IT Corporate Applications Project Manager

Date Posted: November 30, 2018

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Corporate Applications Project Manager (CAPM) is an essential member of the program management team within Willis Towers Watson Corporate Applications. The team and its CAPMs are responsible for management and delivery of the entire portfolio of projects within Corporate Applications, a scope which encompasses EBS/ERP applications, Business Intelligence and data warehouse deployments, and HR-related reporting projects.

The role requires a combination of strong technology background, leadership skills, analytical skills and business acumen in order to manage key relationships between internal Business Sponsors and WTW Corporate Applications, ensuring delivery of technology which supports business strategy and needs.

The Role

• Creation of Business Case, Vision, and Scope documents for Corp Apps projects.

• Budget Management in the context of project delivery.

• Stakeholder Management during all stages of project life cycle.

• End-to-End Project Delivery from inception to roll-out and transition.

• Support and align with the Corp App application road map.

• Management of Assigned Projects in Planview Tool in Alignment with PMO Processes.

• Production Transition and Operational Acceptance Assurance.

• Compliance with and responsiveness to Internal Audit requirements.

The Requirements

• At least 2 years experience as an IT Project Manager essential, with proven capabilities in managing IT projects in a global environment.

• BS/BA degree in a relevant Business or Information Technology area; Masters degree a plus.

• Exceptional written and oral communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to form alliances, collaborate with internal clients, and fulfill business needs.

• Working knowledge of, or ideally certification in, one or more project management methodologies or practices (e.g., PMP).

• A strong understanding of SDLC methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile.

• Ability to understand Stakeholder requirements, their strategies, goals, processes and problems and document them in an organized and formal manner, prioritizing feedback, new requirements and service change requests.

• Expertise with Microsoft Project or similar project management software tools required; experience with Word, Excel, and Visio also required.

• Extensive experience developing business cases, project scope / charters, requirements documentation, test plans, status reports, and delivery / transition plans preferred.

• Prior budgetary responsibility, or involvement with planning/forecasting/budget policies or processes, a plus.

• The ideal candidate will have experience with significant Oracle implementations, including but not limited to any EBS/ERP modules, BI/OBIEE, and/or Cloud-based environments.

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com .

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Know your rights at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf .

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  • Location:Philadelphia, PA, USNashville, TNIpswich, England

  • Date Posted:November 30, 2018