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Senior Lead Project Manager

at HCareers

Posted: 11/23/2020
Job Reference #: 9447_1541845

Job Description

***This position can be based in Mclean, VA, Memphis, TN or Remote***

From smartphone capabilities like Digital Key to connected rooms that allow for integrated entertainment, temperature and lighting controls, Hilton's Global Technology team is responsible for creating the hospitality experience of the future - for our guests, owners and Team Members. Through innovative technology development and deployment, this team ensures Hilton has the technology needed to support our continued global growth while remaining at the forefront of hospitality technology innovation.

What will I be doing?

The Senior Lead Project Manager is responsible for product management and delivery of financial systems for our Finance business customers. Working with various partners (team members, outside consultants and developers), the Senior Lead will handle project delivery and product support for corporate and hotel financial applications. To successfully deliver these services, the Senior Lead should be familiar with financial systems including GL/ERP, budgeting/forecasting, T&E and others.

More specifically, you will:

    -Manage products, projects and internal/external resources (e.g. developers) for Operations Finance and FP&A owned applications by being detail oriented and proactive. Drive projects through the SDLC by handling project scope/timeline, defining key stages, and proactively identifying risks and issues.
    -Ensure all projects adhere to Hilton's IT project methodology. Document, plan and ensure completion of work, approvals and gate milestones.
    -Assist Senior Director of Portfolio Management with strategies for applicable systems; execute on strategy.
    -Provide ongoing support for Ops Finance and FP&A owned applications including supervising the change management process.
    -Work with Senior Director to develop project budgets.
    -Track and forecast controllable expenditures throughout the project; report to executive leadership.
    -Work with IT Finance to complete intercompany billing of financial systems steady state support and projects.
    -Build and maintain relationships with key business partner and the IT Architecture organization, including developers and architects.
What are we looking for?

We believe success will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:

    -Ability to self-manage and lead projects as well as employees and contractors assigned to particular projects
    -Ability to proactively identify risks and develop mitigation
    -Excellent written and verbal communication, and a high degree of integrity, positivity, and dedication

To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:

    -Ten (10) years of experience in Technology or related field
    -Five (5) years of project management experience
    -Experience working on complex, global projects
    -Travel up to 20% as needed (globally)
    -Work outside of US working hours due to global conference calls

It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

    -BA/BS Bachelor's Degree
    -Twelve (12) years of experience in Technology or related field
    -Three (3) years working with financial applications
    -Experienced with major ERP systems including Sun, MD Nav and PeopleSoft
    -Knowledge and understanding of Oracle/Hyperion financial systems
    -Prior technology consulting experience
    -PMP Certification

What is it like working for Hilton?

Hilton is the world's leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities, and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every single day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

We will ensure that qualified individuals with protected disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions of his or her role, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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