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Anywhere Real Estate Sr Manager Project Management - US Based Remote in Rochester, New York

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Summary of Role:

A Sr Project Manager will typically manage a few large and complex projects in parallel that involve applications and/or infrastructure and cross multiple organizations. Adherence to our standard project management methodology is required, but also exercising experience and judgement on how to best fit artifacts to each project situation. Additionally, a successful project manager will facilitate the definition of key outcomes and drive work accordingly.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply Project Management methodology while exercising experience and judgement on how to best fit required artifacts to each project situation.

  • Lead process improvement workshops as needed prior to implementing a technology solution.

  • Develop effective and realistic plans to start a project, including:

  • the Charter that effectively frames the initiative in terms of objectives, scope, approach, risks, roles and responsibilities, and critical success factors.

  • the detailed project plan for all phases that clearly describes tasks, owners, dependencies, start and end dates, etc. and is validated with key stakeholders. Also accelerate value delivery via parallel tracks, eliminating slack, business prioritization, etc.

  • the cost estimate and monthly spend plan.

  • Feasibility studies, vendor selections and SOWs as applicable for approval by appropriate stakeholders.

  • Drive execution by rigorously:

  • leading effective project status meetings.

  • tracking progress against the baseline schedule.

  • tracking issues and risks, and driving resolution.

  • tracking actual and forecast costs to plan.

  • controlling changes to scope.

  • reporting status accurately via our PPM tool for senior leadership review.

  • Demonstrate effective critical thinking skills in crafting project plans and managing challenges.

  • Communicate early and effectively with the appropriate level of detail to project participants and senior executives. A bias for “no surprises” is critical.

  • Build a trusted adviser relationship with key project stakeholders and enthusiasm across project participants.

  • Hold 3 rd party partners accountable to the SOW.

  • Assure product quality throughout project lifecycle.

  • Contribute ideas to improve project management practices.

  • Continue professional development in order to keep current on emerging technologies, methods and best practices related to project management.

Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree. Masters degree a plus.

  • Discipline expertise:

  • 5+ years of project team experience as a Developer, Bus. Analyst, and/or Tester.

  • 7+ years of technology project management experience in a complex environment.

  • A mix of application development, infrastructure and compliance projects.

  • Management of large programs is a plus.

  • Lean Six Sigma certification a plus.

Skills:

  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification to demonstrate a foundational knowledge of project management principles and methods.

  • SDLC methodologies including Waterfall and Agile.

  • PPM tools (e.g. Clarity, Planview, Clarizen, Service Now)

  • Able to relate examples of:

  • Leadership

  • Speed

  • Influence

  • Adaptation

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

  • Process Improvement

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentations to executive sponsors.

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.

Proficient in Visio, MS Excel, PowerPoint and other Office applications to build process flows

and presentations

Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (http://www.anywhere.re/)  (NYSE: HOUS) is on a mission to empower everyone’s next move. Home to some of the most recognized brands in real estate Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate (https://www.bhgre.com/) , Century 21® (https://www.century21.com/) , Coldwell Banker® (https://www.coldwellbanker.com/) , Coldwell Banker Commercial® (https://www.cbcworldwide.com/) , Corcoran® (https://www.corcoran.com/) , ERA® (https://www.era.com/) , and Sotheby's International Realty® (https://www.sothebysrealty.com/eng)

The Anywhere portfolio includes franchise and brokerage operations as well as national title, settlement, and relocation companies and nationally scaled mortgage origination and underwriting joint ventures.  Supporting approximately 1.5 million home transactions in 2021, Anywhere is focused on simplifying, digitizing and integrating the real estate transaction for all consumers, no matter where they may be in their home buying and selling journey.  With innovative products and technology, Anywhere fuels the productivity of its approximately 196,200 independent sales agents in the US and approximately 136,400 independent sales agents in 118 other countries and territories.

At Anywhere Real Estate, diversity fuels success – for our company, for our employees, and for our industry. We strive to be a top destination for diverse talent, committed to creating a culture of belonging that empowers everyone’s next move. We pursue talent – strategic thinkers who are eager to always find a better way, relentlessly focus on talent, obsess about growth, and achieve exceptional results. We value diversity – respecting backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and beliefs. We develop our diverse talent base – through increasing representation in executive key leadership roles with actions including mentorship programs and partnerships with real estate associations that promote diversity and inclusion. Read more about our company’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in our annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report (https://assets.website-files.com/633f08923c4c519693723aa5/63f7690462db639dcd8b18de_Anywhere%20CSR%20Report%202022.pdf) .

You’ll find our commitment to diversity reflected in our achievements:

  • Recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies since 2011.

  • Anywhere has also been designated a Great Place to Work since 2019.

  • Recognized by Fortune as one of America’s Most Innovative Companies.

  • Honored by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers for Diversity and Top Female Friendly Companies.

With a diverse employee population, we know we will succeed together and move real estate to what’s next. We hope you’ll join us.

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