GTIL IT Project Manager

| Arlington, VA, USA
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Job Description

Overall role purpose

The Go Beyond network strategy has a focus on growing and protecting our international business. Supporting both "grow" and "protect" elements of the network strategy and are critical components of new projects undertaken by GTIL, especially projects related to protecting the Brand and growing the business.

This role will work with the Brand and International Marketing team on their IT portfolio of projects. This role will also work on projects as assigned by GTIL IT and prioritised by the GLT.

Main responsibilities

  • Work with PMO Director to maintain project plans, track risk and issues, and coordinate status with technical roles for project leadership teams.
  • Assist with tracking and reporting on projects in the GTIL IT PMO portfolio.
  • Provide project management for small to mid-size projects as assigned by the PMO Director.
  • Assist in onboarding and training new project managers.
  • Bridge gaps between business and technology
  • Understand business process and data collection processes
  • Facilitate member firm discussions
  • Document business and technical requirements
  • Create artifacts to communicate requirements to stakeholders and downstream teams
  • Develop acceptance criteria for scoped efforts
  • Act as the liaison for project stakeholders and technical team

Person specification

  • Excellent communication, organisational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to coalesce and present material in a concise understandable form to various target audiences
  • Quick learner and self-starter with the ability and confidence to execute their responsibilities with limited oversight
  • A problem solver creative in finding solutions to issues or approaches to meet a need
  • A team player willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed and able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Flexible; able to adapt to changing priorities

Experience - Essential

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business or related industry or some experience in project management
  • Experience in planning and reporting on a project
  • Experience using MS Project to plan and manage projects
  • Familiarity with the System Development Life Cycle
  • Familiarity with Agile development deliverables such as designs, requirements, test plans, bugs, and enhancements
  • Basic knowledge of creating a query to locate requested data from a tool such as MS Azure DevOps
  • Experience in working with a global, virtual team

Experience - Desirable

  • Familiarity with professional services firms

About Us

At Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and building trust into every result - for our clients and you. Here, we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more flexibility, and more support. It's what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better.

About the Team

The team you're about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here's how:

• Whether it's your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life.

• Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for you and those in your household.

• We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different - and we think that's a good thing. That's why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at www.gt.com/careers

• When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways we're taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers

Here's what you can expect next:

If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at www.gt.com/careers.

Benefits:

We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different, and we think that's a good thing. That's why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. For an overview of our benefit offerings, please visit: https://www.grantthornton.com/careers/rewards-and-benefits

  • Benefits for internship positions: Grant Thornton interns are eligible to participate in the firm's medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firm's employee assistance program. Interns also receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave, and are paid for firm holidays that fall within their internship period.
  • Benefits for seasonal employee positions: Grant Thornton seasonal employees are eligible to participate in the firm's medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firm's employee assistance program. Seasonal employees may also be eligible to participate in the firm's 401(k) savings plan and employee retirement plan in accordance with applicable plan terms and eligibility requirements. Seasonal employees receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave.

Grant Thornton employees may be eligible for a discretionary, annual bonus based on individual and firm performance, subject to the terms, conditions and eligibility criteria of the applicable bonus plan or program. Interns and seasonal employees are not eligible for bonus compensation.

Additional Details:

It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws, it is the policy of Grant Thornton to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process. To make an accommodation request, please contact [email protected].

For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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