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Project manager will be required to manage specific Projects and oversee the successful delivery of change. The role requires the effective co-ordination of the projects and management of constituent inter-dependencies including oversight of any risks and issues arising. The role includes the co-ordination of the new capabilities for the business to enable effective change and realization of projected benefits.
The role requires the candidate to have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational / coordination skills, and strong analysis skills. The successful candidate will be process oriented and have a thorough understanding of product development lifecycle. Ideally, the candidate should have prior exposure to large system projects, system changes and multiple software development delivery methodologies. The candidate should be comfortable in a fast paced environment and be flexible to adapt to changes.
The candidate will work closely with other Project Managers, Technology (Dev/QA/Infrastructure teams), Product, Business Development teams and Operations in order to deliver projects and system changes. The candidate will be expected to work with teams in US, UK and India.
Duties & Accountabilities
  • Act as project manager on the range of platforms
  • Follow/develop/enhance governance arrangements, in line with the corporate standards
  • Partner closely with business partners to analyze/initiate new projects
  • Provide transparency of project execution
  • Managing the Project budgets and dealing with variation
  • Ensuring that the delivery of outcomes from the Projects are to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget
  • Ensuring that there is allocation of resources and skills
  • Work alongside the senior management team to plan and track strategic road maps giving direction and challenging when needed
  • Managing the communications with all Project stakeholders (internal/external)
  • Managing Project risks
  • Initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps are identified or issues arise

Education & Experience
  • Proven experience as project manager
  • Experience managing delivery of projects into complex platform environments
  • Prior involvement in major, multi geography portfolios of change
  • Knowledge of a variety of software development lifecycle approaches

Management Requirements
  • Competence in liaising with Business Development, Technology, Project Managers, Programme Managers and other stakeholders
  • Able to facilitate meetings where required and ensure decisions/actions are captured, communicated and tracked
  • Take ownership of the program of work, ensuring process, infrastructure and communication mechanisms are maintained
  • Provide constructive challenge to senior management on change proposals
  • Spot warning signs of things going wrong and provide a decisive response to significant delivery challenges
  • Encourage a culture of innovation focused on adding value - give people space to think creatively
  • Push decision making to the right level within their teams, not allow unnecessary bureaucracy and structure to suppress innovation and delivery

Personal Impact
  • Identify the main issues in complex problems; clarify understanding or stakeholder expectations; provide options/resolutions
  • Be visible to staff and stakeholders and regularly undertake activities to engage and build trust with people involved in area of work
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proactively enhance and improve existing / new processes
  • Support drive for efficiency/effectiveness
  • Proactively identify, mitigate and communicate / escalate project issues
  • Able to progress multiple tasks at the same time
  • Highly structured and organized, able to be pragmatic and implement point solutions to aid delivery
  • Must be an excellent communicator both written and verbally. Will be dealing with a variety of different people at all levels (both internal and external)
  • Provide output that provides clear conclusions tailored to the audience
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Able to build consensus/alignment on objectives
  • Obtain information from contributors to required deadlines and quality

What We Offer
  • Competitive base salary, bonus plans and equity.
  • A comprehensive, benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans, paid time off, a generous 401k match with no vesting period, parental leave and 3 volunteering days each year. For more information on benefits, please access the benefits page on our careers site: https://careers.ihsmarkit.com/benefits.php.
  • For work locations in the state of Colorado, the anticipated minimum base salary for this role would be $71,318. Compensation will be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the applicant.

Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.
We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.
IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.
For information please click on the following links:
IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
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EEO is the Law Supplement
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Location

We may consider Upslope Brewing and OZO Coffee our external conference rooms. If food trucks are your jam we have plenty right outside our doors!

An Insider's view of IHS Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.

Marj

Executive Director, Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.

Jason

Product Management Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.

Juwon

UI Designer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!

Corwin

Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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