Project Manager

  • Full-time
  • Career Site Team: Operations

Job Description

About the job 

  • Lead, manage the planning & execution of strategic projects for RMS (Retail Measurement Services), which includes but not limited to Growth Initiatives, Product Enhancement Projects and Strategic Initiatives as needed. This project manager will drive project execution excellence -- on-time, on-quality delivery & within budget 


Takes Ownership 
● Holds team & stakeholders accountable 
● Challenges conventional thought 
● Is committed to project success 
● Drives organizational change 
● Strong Business acumen and ability to gauge the implications on Business before any 
project decisions. 

Communicates Effectively 
● Excellent communication / Interpersonal skills with ability to communicate complex topics in simple language to broader audiences. 
● Clear project report out and single point of contact for overall project status 
● Influences all levels, including senior leaders 
● Accurate status and health reporting 
● Active listening skills 
● Understands audience & makes compelling pitch 
● Prepares Status Reports to ensure the project’s overall direction and integrity. 

Energizes Others 
● The ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the 
members of the project teams 
● Effectively engages business partners & SMEs 
● Engages and inspires project team 
● Navigates through individual and cultural differences 
● Leverage the Project Management gold standards across project teams. 

● Develops, manages & executes as per PM governance framework in accordance with 
the best standards (methods, templates, procedures, metrics, etc.) 
● Work with Leadership & Project teams to develop detailed Project plans. 
● Makes recommendations & drives decisions 
● Applies Sound business knowledge 
● Ensures quality, on time delivery & cost management. 
● Ensure maximum efficiency in the allocation of resources and skills 

Manages Scope 
● Responsible for the accurate and timely production of: Statement of Work, Project Plan, 
Risk Management Plan, success criteria and aligned with steering/stakeholders. 
● Works at detail level w/o losing "big picture“ 
● Applies consistent change control process 
● Strong Change Leader with ability to drive stakeholders through the change making a 
compelling case. 

Mitigates Risks & Resolves Issues 
● Actively Identifies, assigns and tracks issues & risks, ensuring mitigation and mitigation 
ownership is in place. 
● Initiating activities and management interventions when gaps in the Project are identified 
or issues arise 
● Demonstrates resilience and optimism 


Qualifications & Requirements (Preferred - P, Essential -E) 
● At least 3-5 years of experience in Project Management (E) 
● Fluency in English (E). 
● Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management (E) 
● Knowledge of project management techniques and tools. (Ex : MS-Project) (E) 
● PMI / PMP Certification (P). 
● Experience on operational leadership role (P) 
● Knowledge of Nielsen business and/or products (P) 
● Work experience in multi-cultural environments & multi country responsibilities (P) 


Additional Information

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