Dow Jones is looking to hire a Project Director to manage a variety of projects related to the Project Management Office and play a key role in the successful inorganic growth of the company. The project manager is responsible for tracking and maintaining documentation for a variety of projects within the group. The candidate will work with the teams to drive project plans and communicate with various levels of management regarding project status.
Partner with business stakeholders to drive execution of various initiatives, including the end-to-end delivery of M&A integration activities across the company
Provides strategic recommendations on processes and important milestones for M&A integration, business projects, and PMO activities
Monitors and tracks project progress against project deliverables; communicates project status, including roadblocks, milestones, successes with all project stakeholders.
Coordinate project logistics including: scheduling meetings, updating timelines, communicating deliverables, distributing materials, etc.
Ensures collaboration and information sharing among workstreams through transparency and effective communication
Proactively manage and escalate issues as required; continuously identifies dependencies and project risks.
Maintain reports and documentation
Demonstrated success in managing high-volume technology staffing projects/ programs
Demonstrates ability to think strategically towards organizational and business future growth
Excellent project coordination, multi-tasking and cross-functional skills required
Possesses strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to synthesize information from multiple sources and provide strategic insight
Proven ability to work independently and with initiative to tight deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal, communication skills; ability to forge relationships across all levels of the organization
High-level of creativity, adaptability and persistence to find the best solutions.
The ability to plan, organize, schedule and coordinate multiple tasks to achieve objectives.
Works effectively in a fast-pace environment with multiple competing deadlines
Strong MS suite skills: Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Strong ability to collect and interpret information
Excellent analytical skills and a close attention to detail; including data analysis, ability to sort through vast quantities of data quickly
Strong familiarity with statistical techniques
Strong ability to coordinate and organize teams around aggressive deliverables
Energetic, passionate, driven, and can adapt quickly to changes
Knowledge and experience in the Information Services or Energy industries preferred
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Business Area: OCEO
Job Category: Project/Program Management Group
Req ID: 27048