Project Manager

Project Manager
Gdańsk
ref. no: JREQ154909

What does Thomson Reuters Labs do? We experiment, we build, we deliver. We support the organization and our customers through applied research and development of new products and technologies. TR Labs innovates collaboratively across our core segments in Legal, Tax & Accounting, Government, and Reuters News. We undertake a diverse portfolio of projects today, while investing in long term research for the future.

As a Project Manager in Thomson Reuters Labs, you will be part of a global interdisciplinary team of experts. We hire specialists across a variety of AI research areas, as well as Engineering and Design, to drive the company’s digital transformation and innovation.

We are looking for a motivated and self-driven Project Manager to join our growing team of scientists, designers and engineers. You will be part of a team that builds ground-breaking solutions and makes significant advancements to products across Thomson Reuters that empower our customers with critical information and inform the way forward.

   

About the Role:

In this opportunity as Project Manager you will: 

  • Manage a strategic portfolio for the business, lead projects and leverage agile frameworks to accelerate project delivery and deliver on our growth objectives

  • Coach cross-functional teams to adopt an agile mindset and implement agile practices in their day-to-day work, focusing on accelerating and launching new projects and initiatives on-time, on-budget

  • Develop and monitor metrics to track the progress of Labs projects

  • Promote self-organization, team culture, and continuous improvement within Labs

  • Accelerate project management and execution with an agile model

  • Champion Labs’ “Ways of Working” to ensure project teams complete and have required documentation and support

  • Support the PMO, as needed, with project management administrative tasks such as analysis and reporting of project metrics, backlog/financial forecast, milestone reporting, resource forecasting, status, and other administrative tasks as assigned by manager

  • Be a catalyst for change within Labs and across Thomson Reuters

Critical Competencies for Success:

  • Customer focus and value delivery are at the core of everything you do

  • Demonstrated ability to empathize with customers, colleagues, and leaders to deliver information appropriate for their context and need

  • Be a strong collaborator, great teammate, and individual contributor

  • Strong execution mindset and flexibility to manage different projects as a portfolio.

  • Strong focus on delivery and business impact

  • Bring your strong analytical and quantitative skills to the table

  • Be savvy, adept, and appropriate in a complex structure involving corporate-level relationships, multi-division / business unit involvement, and matrix reporting

  • Be results-oriented with strong time management and organizational skills with a drive to succeed

  • Can think both strategically and tactically with strong emotional intelligence, excellent social skills, and the ability to act judiciously and compassionately

  • Be passionate and have a strong aptitude for developing people, by bringing high energy and passionate outlook to the job to positively influence those around you

  • Create a sense of trust and rapport that creates an appropriate and effective workplace

  • Entrepreneurial approach, innovative, passionate, self-starter. Persistence despite obstacles or setbacks, comfort with ambiguity

  • Flexibility in adjusting to new, different, and rapidly changing business requirements and decisions

  • Willingness and ability to challenge status quo

About You

You’re a fit for the role of Project Manager if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree or MBA preferred

  • PMP or AMP certification preferred or thorough knowledge and demonstrated execution of project management methodology including documentation

  • 3-5 years’ experience in one or more of the following areas: project management, accounting, legal industry, or consulting

  • Experience with one or more of the following tools: Azure DevOps (ADO), JIRA, MS Project, MS PowerBI, Advanced Excel

  • Knowledge and/or experience in leading technology projects that were developed using the Agile methodology 

  • Previous experience with projects that deploy new software solutions to the market

  • Ability to understand business needs/ requirements

  • Experience in Lean, Scrum, Kanban, or other lean and agile frameworks, function prioritization, MVP definition, iteration planning, version management, etc.

  • Change Management experience

  • Experience in creating and aligning dynamic and measurable goals of the organization with short cadence

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence at all levels within the company across all functions with a team-oriented style.

  • Experience working successfully with virtual/global teams, effectively adapting to local operating models and culture

  • Competency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other MS products

What's in it for you 

At Thomson Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. In addition to rewarding and challenging work with exceptional colleagues, we offer the following benefits for your personal and professional growth: 

  • Casual and diverse office environment where colleagues come from over 30 countries

  • Competitive salary 

  • Flexibility and home-office opportunities 

  • Two additional days off for voluntary jobs

  • Wellbeing scheme including private healthcare, pension, Multisport card and more

  • High standards of ethics in the workplace

#LI-DA1

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.

Accessibility

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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