Project Manager, Senior Agile Analyst (Project Assurance)

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by S&P Global

Charlottesville, VA 22901
1 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
JobDescription :
The Role: Project Manager, Senior Agile Analyst (Project Assurance)

The Location: Charlottesville, Virginia or Denver, CO

The Team: The Internal Audit Project Assurance Team is responsible for conducting ongoing, independent assessments of key S&P Global projects from initiation through the post-implementation phase. We evaluate the project's governance structure, project management processes, and the project team's effectiveness at managing the risks and dependencies that can impact successful project delivery. We provide real-time observations on project performance to the project leads and work with them to identify and implement action plans on improvement areas. We provide regular and on-demand updates and reports to Internal Audit, Global Risk Assurance, S&P Global senior management, Audit Committee and Ratings Boards.

The Impact: The Internal Audit Quality Assurance Project Manager will provide essential information on how the company is executing on select high-priority strategic projects, and provide real-time and ongoing feedback on how well the project is performing. As an outcome, senior management and project leaders will be in position to make the appropriate changes and preventive actions before a risk arises that could jeopardize project success.

What's in it for you:
  • Have the opportunity to work on a variety of S&P Global strategic projects and establish relationships with senior management and key project stakeholders across each Division of the company
  • Use your project management experience to provide independent and real-time assessments on key strategic, divisional and enterprise projects and contribute to their successfully delivery
  • Contribute to the development of the Internal Audit project assurance methodology and tool set
  • Continue to expand your project management knowledge by partnering with Project Management Office teams across each Division
  • Work in an environment that is agile and welcomes innovation, change and new ideas

  • Conduct independent assessments on key enterprise, divisional and strategic projects throughout the project's lifecycle
  • Share key observations and findings on the key risks affecting project delivery with senior management and key project stakeholders in real-time
  • Work with Project Leaders to create structured and time-bound action and risk mitigation plans, and monitor them through closure and completion
  • Work on special Internal Audit Project Assurance projects and process improvement efforts
  • Assist the Project Assurance Director in preparing regular and on-demand reports, dashboards and scorecards on project assurance engagements for Internal Audit, S&P Global Senior Management, Audit Committee and other key stakeholders
  • Use project management knowledge and expertise to develop and continuously improve the Internal Audit project assurance program

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5 years plus of Project Management experience in financial services or technology industry preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and / or relevant experience managing large, transformational IT projects
  • Demonstrated experience leading Agile and Waterfalls projects with proven ability to manage multiple demands successfully
  • Ability to create constructive relationships, influence, and communicate across various organizational teams, both technical and business focused, with people from an array of cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent written, verbal and negotiating skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • PMP, CSM
  • Strong accounting and reporting knowledge and or experience
  • Big 4 or consulting experience preferred
  • Bachelors in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related technical fields preferred

About S&P Global

At S&P Global, we don't give you intelligence-we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We're the world's foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include:
  • S&P Global Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and insights essential to driving growth and transparency.
  • S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides insights into companies, markets and data so that business and financial decisions can be made with conviction.
  • S&P Dow Jones Indices, the world's largest resource for iconic and innovative indices, which helps investors pinpoint global opportunities.
  • S&P Global Platts, which equips customers to identify and seize opportunities in energy and commodities, stimulating business growth and market transparency.

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Project Manager, Senior Agile Analyst (Project Assurance)

Reference: 619600244

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