City
Las Vegas
State
NV
Shift
Day
Type of Shift
Full Time
Department
Information Technology

I.T. Project Manager

Golden Entertainment Corporate (Las Vegas, NV)

Description:

Summary:
Plans, executes and finalizes projects according to strict deadlines and within budget, including acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. Defines project objectives and oversees quality control throughout the life cycle.

Essential Functions:

  • Directs and manages project development from beginning to end
  • Defines project scopes, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Develops full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
  • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Estimates the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Drafts and submits budget proposals and recommends subsequent budget changes when necessary
  • Where required, negotiates with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company
  • Determines and assesses the need for additional staff or consultants and makes the appropriate recruitments if necessary during the project cycle
  • Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical paths
  • Tracks project milestones and deliverables
  • Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations
  • Determines the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyzes results and troubleshoots problem areas
  • Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential crises and devises contingency plans
  • Defines project success criteria and disseminates them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Coaches, mentors, motivates and supervises project team members and contractors and influences them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Reports project status to IT Management on all current and upcoming IT related projects in a centralized timeline
  • Assists IT management in prioritizing current and upcoming projects based on available resources
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on client engagements
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Prefer at least three years of project management experience in an information technology environment, including experience in cross-functional project management methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment
  • Knowledge of the techniques for managing cross-functional teams
  • Skill in planning and preparing written and verbal communication
  • Skill in technical planning of information technology projects
  • Skill in working with groups to build consensus
  • Skill in effectively serving a divergent customer base
  • Ability to synthesize project information and establish the appropriate scope of a project
  • Ability to apply strong project management skills and methodologies
  • Ability to create new work processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical information to non-technical users
  • Previous experience leading in both small groups and one-on-one situations
  • Previous experience managing and prioritizing multiple projects
    Possesses general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design
  • Understands Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
  • Experience working in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Reliable transportation is required
  • Must have reliable communication (i.e. cell phone, pager) readily available when not at work in case company needs to reach out during non-scheduled work hours
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associate’s degree in IT or equivalent educational experience preferred


    Required Work Cards
  • Nevada Gaming


    Physical Requirements
  • Working indoors in a seated position (over 50% of the time)
  • Vision, speech, hearing and literacy (critical)
  • Working in noisy environments
  • Ability to move throughout the property in a timely manner (50% of the time)
  • Occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 15lbs
  • Work for sustained periods of time maintaining concentrated attention to detail
  • Ability to work in smoky and noisy environments that may include hot and cold room temperatures


    Disclaimer
    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Duties to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.