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Aristocrat | Las Vegas, Nevada
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Job Description

Role: Project Manager - Construction

Department: Corporate Project Management Office

Reporting: Vice President, Corporate Project Management Office

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Job summary:

The role of a CPMO project manager is an important role in the company's corporate project management office, and requires experience and expertise in managing people, processes, and technology related to projects. The ideal candidate will possess expert skills in both the tactical and logistic aspects of project management, and will have direct experience managing construction projects. The construction project manager must be equipped to manage all aspects of a project, from budget, scope, and schedule perspectives.

The construction project manager will report to the vice president of the corporate project management office, and is expected to develop and nurture relationships with organizationally aligned business partners and project sponsors.

Project management

* Successfully manage the construction program through design, development, execution, and completion meeting budget, scope, and schedule expectations with quality outcomes
* Possess recent past experience managing the nine project life-cycle knowledge areas: Integration, budget, scope, schedule, quality, resources, communications, risk, and procurement
* Author project documents (e.g., charter, project plan, risk register, risk plan, communications plan, etc.), and design and lead project activities (e.g., requirements gathering, reviews, project meetings, etc.)
* Exhibit fluency in project methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scaled Agile, Lean / Six Sigma, Waterfall, etc.), and flexibility in portfolio and project management tools (e.g., CA PPM, Innotas, Instantis, Jira, MS Project, etc.), and rely upon approaches that best-fit project method and tools to project requirements
* Conduct project meetings with stakeholders and project teams, and create transparency of project status, risks and constraints
* Aggressively manage risk mitigation, remediation, and contingency strategies
* Prepare, deliver, and disseminate project briefings and reports as required and or requested
* Manage multiple and potentially dissimilar projects
* Lead and engage with project teams, business leaders and other executives
* Keep current on project management best practices, and obtain or maintain related licenses and certifications in good standing

Education

* Bachelor's degree preferred in civil engineering. Will consider business administration, communications, project management, MIS, or related project management undergraduate course of study; an advanced degree is a plus
* Certification (or near-term exam-ready) in one or more of the following: Project Management Professional (PMP®), Program Management Professional (PgMP®), or Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®)

Experience

* Minimum of five years recent and direct project management experience
* Minimum of five years experience managing construction projects
* Experience in project management tools and techniques
* Expertise in one or more project management methodologies

Requirements

* Excellent communications skills - verbal and written
* Collaborative leader
* Proficiency in the MS Office suite
* Willing to travel on project assignments, as needed (~10%)

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