Are you looking to join a dynamic team that works together to promote and conserve the true spirit of the game of golf?
From the USGA Handicap System to national amateur and open championships, to modernizing the delivery of the game’s Rules and supporting sustainable golf course management practices, the United States Golf Association promotes the health of a game that inspires, challenges, and rewards like nothing else can.
The Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing, and finalizing technology projects according to strict deadlines, within budget to stated business requirements. This includes coordinating resources and the efforts of team members, business owners, and third-party vendors or consultants in order to successfully deliver projects appropriately. Overall management and reporting of projects into the IT Organization Project Portfolio, associated metrics and project documentation is a key focus. Additional duties assigned as needed.
What You Can Expect:
- The Project Manager leads project development from beginning to end in collaboration with appropriate team members, the existing Senior Project Manager and Information Technology Leadership Team.
- Coordinate with appropriate stakeholders (technology team and\or business units) to assemble project business case and executive summary.
- Collaborate with project leads to assemble and allocate resource commitments.
- Report to management capacity resource metrics for the purpose of planning and forecasting.
- Responsible for leading planning sessions, managing daily stand ups, coordination of releases, removal of impediments to project progress.
- Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis including: Project expectations; track and report on project milestones, deliverables, resource parameters, and budget; serve as the point for system changes, enhancements subsequent to project implementation, and ensure changes are tracked in the tracking systems employed by the technology team.
- Proactively manage project dependencies, changes in project scope, identify potential risks, proactively monitor project budget, devise contingency plans, and report to management on these elements as appropriate.
- Responsible for documentation relating to business processes across the technology units.
- Implement project framework in conjunction with the company's project management methodology including status reporting, metrics and project ceremonies.
What You Bring to the USGA:
- A Bachelor’s degree in the field of Technology, Business Management or related field
- A minimum of 5 years of direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
- Certification(s) in Project Management strongly preferred
- Experience In Agile development methodologies Required
- Experience as a Scrum Master working in an Agile Environment
- Current experience working on external market customer facing projects where time, cost and quality are at the utmost importance
- Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project, JIRA, Confluence
- Experience with budget management
- Demonstrated experience in personnel management
- Technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft Office, including Visio, Excel and Powerpoint required.
- Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to solve problems quickly
- Ability to work effectively in a team and independently with minimal supervision is essential
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to operate in a collaborative environment
- Familiarity with the principles of CMMI, ITIL and service management a plus
- Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities and respond quickly.
- Ability to read communication styles of team members and vendors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines and elicit cooperation among diverse groups
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About the USGA:
The USGA celebrates, serves and advances the game of golf worldwide. Founded in 1894, we conduct golf’s premier professional and amateur championships, including the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open. With The R&A, we govern the sport via a global set of playing, equipment and amateur status rules. Our operating jurisdiction for these governance functions includes the United States, its territories and Mexico. The USGA Handicap System is utilized in more than 40 countries and our Course Rating System covers 95 percent of the world’s golf courses, enabling all golfers to play on an equitable basis. The USGA campus in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, is home to the Association’s Research and Test Center, where science and innovation are fueling a healthy and sustainable game for the future. The campus is also home to the USGA Golf Museum, where we honor the game by curating the world’s most comprehensive archive of golf artifacts. To learn more, visit usga.org.
The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer