Senior Project Manager - IT PMO at Rapid7
Do you thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment? Does getting in on the ground floor and helping build out a new Program Management Office excite you? Are you the type who is willing to grab a shovel and dig in to get things done? Then this may be the role for you…
Rapid7 is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our growing IT Business Outcomes Management team (IT’s Program Management Office). The Senior Project Manager facilitates efficient delivery of business outcomes in an agile and lean way within the Information Technology team at Rapid7. They provide timely and accurate decision support for prioritization, business and resourcing questions. They are custodians and evangelists of the “secret sauce” of how Rapid7 IT delivers value.
Effective project management
Create, update, and maintain detailed documentation for plans as required by project teams and executive stakeholders
Manage changes to the scope, schedule and deliverables of each project using appropriate verification techniques
Remove barriers to execution: visibility, communication, ownership, and impediments
Project decision support
Providing insight into how we are executing for the purpose of prioritization and resource allocation.
Increase velocity of planning and prioritization
Simplify and streamline the project delivery process
Maintain, expand & evangelize the project tooling that provides visibility and predictability into solution and project delivery
Provide easy to use tools for project execution, monitoring and value realization
Operate and improve efficiency of sustaining operations
Create delivery cadence through facilitation and tooling for weekly prioritization/alignment meetings and other feedback loops
Coordinate work between multiple IT teams, understanding how each team manages their work
Establish working groups and feedback loops between IT and non-IT groups.
Collect, organize and structure tribal knowledge
Creation and maintenance of operating mechanisms
The ideal candidate will bring the following experience to the table:
5+ years managing large, complex technology projects - often more than one at a time.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and influence others at all levels of an organization without having direct authority over resources
Willingness to cater your project management method based on a project team’s needs
Ability to prioritize projects and deliverables using strong negotiation and problem solving skills
Ability to easily shift between big-picture objectives and numerous detailed tasks
Strong aptitude for developing partnerships across functional areas
Admin experience with Jira & Confluence preferred