Project Manager, Reuters

Location
New York, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Sep 07, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Job Description
Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day.

Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at Reuters.com.

Role Purpose:

This will be a hands-on role, demonstrating the impact of effective project management and change management by defining, scoping and managing initiatives across the Editorial organization.

Further, the role will support the buildout of a project management function within Reuters by introducing and building this capability through the creation of tools and processes.

Key Accountabilities:

Delivers projects within the constraints of scope, time and cost to agreed levels of quality, within the organization’s project management framework.
Defines, documents and manages projects with minimal supervision, working with multiple teams that may have differing priorities and working/cultural practices.
Actively participates in all phases of the project or specific phases of larger projects.

Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project
Effectively manage project team conflicts, build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and commitment to make decisions
Estimates costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed scope and constraints.


Prepares and maintains project plans and tracks activities against the plan
Implement effective communication plan and operating rhythm, including provision of regular and accurate reports.


Monitors costs, timescales and resources used, and takes action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensures that deliverables are implemented within these criteria.


Manages change control gaining agreement for revisions from project stakeholders.

Skills/Experience:

  • Project management professional with experience helping organizations deliver initiatives
  • Demonstrable success in coaching and leading teams
  • Capabilities in utilizing data and analytics to drive decisions
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Quick thinker that grasps information easily and can “connect the dots”
  • Empathy for the challenges of a news environment
  • Resilience and determination to make progress despite pushback


At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself?

Come join us.


More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

Locations
New York-New York-United States of America

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