Willis Towers Watson Project Manager in Tempe, Arizona

Project Manager

Date Posted: October 10, 2018


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The Project Manager will identify and oversee ongoing projects with a specific beginning, end, and achievable goal. This individual will be responsible for tracking all work and working groups involved in a project, including software development, operations, and third party entities. They will be expected to regularly follow up with all parties to make sure they are aware of, and able to, fulfill their assigned responsibilities, as well as to communicate status and changes in priority of other working groups.

The Role

  • Tracks and communicates progress/health of all ongoing projects and teams/resources

  • Coordinates prioritization of project backlog and assignment of resources

  • Coordinates re-prioritization of ongoing projects and resolution of blocking issues

  • Maintains a roadmap and schedule of project deliveries and resource availability/capacity

  • Implements a methodology or work plan under which activities can be sequenced and completed

  • Ensures that project cash and labor expenses are accommodated and reported to keep financial records up to date for tax and accounting purposes

  • Coordinates relevant sponsors and contributors in correctly setting expectations of project parameters (budget, scope, resources, quality) and gathering post-delivery feedback on achievement of original goal

  • Will not allow problems to go unspoken/unsolved

Employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

The Requirements

  • Have 3-5 years of experience in software, or technology related Project Management

  • Comfortable discussing software development and software/technology systems and have specific applicable experience working with software teams

  • Communicate effectively with the ability to accurately represent all parties in an unbiased manner

  • Develop creative and innovative ways to improve the organizations ability to achieve its goals

  • Foster teamwork by working in cooperation with others to resolve problems and make effective decisions

  • Positively influence others and find ways to bring up difficult topics when it is in the best interest of the business

  • Maintain an awareness of communicated goals, and not lose sight of the forest for the trees

  • Possess a degree in a related field, or relevant experience

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP and/or ACP Certification(s)

  • Experience with applying typical PMI activities and methodologies

  • Experience working in a call center operations environment

  • Experience with program or portfolio management in a supportive PMO role

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 at https://www.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 .

Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson.


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  • Location:Tempe, AZ, US

  • Date Posted:October 10, 2018