Production Resource Group

  • Technology Project Manager (Office of Project Management)

    Job Location(s) US-NY-New Windsor | US-NY-Armonk | US-NJ-Secaucus
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/9/2018 9:45 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1267
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Production Resource Group (PRG) is the world’s leading supplier of entertainment and event technology, production management and labor. PRG currently operates from over 40 Locations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. From our worldwide facilities we provide our state-of-the-art inventory of audio, video, lighting, rigging, scenery and automation equipment.

     

    PRG serves a range of markets, including concert touring, corporate events, trade shows, special events, theater, television and film. Our company is uniquely qualified to provide the resources and services customers need at any and all sites, efficiently and cost effectively. We provide service to the specialized needs of each of our markets. We can provide a single discipline, such as lighting, audio or video, or we can bundle disciplines for an integrated solution that meets the needs of the entire project.

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking to attract an exceptional PMO professional to take on a high-profile, multi-faceted role, dealing with internal technology managers and business unit customers. The role will suit someone who is proactive, diligent, process orientated, comfortable working to deadlines and who thrives in an environment of change.

     

    Flexibility to work out of the New Windsor, NY, Armonk, NY, or Secaucus, NJ locations. Travel to the New Windsor, NY office required 1-2 times per week as needed.

     

    The PMO (Project Management Office) is a group who oversees the reporting of projects and programs within PRG Organization Globally. They are not responsible for the day to day running of projects but play a role in ensuring that consistent levels of reporting and risk management are carried out across the organization. The successful candidate will work closely with project leads and internal clients globally to ensure consistent, clear reporting of projects within the compliance of firm wide standards. They will also be required to work on tasks spanning across organization Globally.

     

    Primary responsibilities of the PMO include: 

    • Program and Project status reporting
    • Production of materials for Steering Committee meetings
    • Regular tracking of risk issues and compliance with remediation deadlines
    • Ensuring completion of mandatory upgrades
    • Escalation of delivery issues for resolution by team management
    • Enforcing compliance with PLC (Project Life Cycle) and SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) policies
    • Design, documentation and training of efficient project tracking procedures
    • Budget and Forecast preparation
    • Financial Tracking of plan vs. actual for project / program costs, expenses (travel) and resourcing strategy/hiring.
    • Continuous improvement of PMO process and looking for efficiency gains
    • Facilitation of team meetings
    • Maintenance of team communication sites (SharePoint, wiki)
    • Preparation of project governance materials

    Qualifications

    • BA degree with a concentration in business administration or technology field.
    • PMP certification a plus
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in project management for corporate technology.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Outstanding organizational and presentation skills
    • Knowledge and experience of Project and Program Management techniques / methodologies, as well as experience of managing budgets, resourcing, forecasts and variance reporting
    • Ability to interact and empathize with development teams, demonstrating the ability to act as a value add partner for those teams.
    • Able to manage multiple activities to aggressive deadlines.
    • Willingness to take ownership and accountability to execute and deliver on goals; strong commitment to high quality standards.
    • Excellent time management skills, ability to efficiently prioritize and multitask, and work under pressure to meet deadlines and team objectives.
    • Proven ability to challenge status-quo, improve process and drive results.
    • Strong team spirit and relationship management skills
    • Proficiency in other Microsoft Office Products, particularly MS Project PowerPoint
    • Ability to travel less than 10% of the time

     

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