Wolters Kluwer Senior Project Manager in Houston, Texas

This position can be remote within the Midwest Region

Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) is a division of Wolters Kluwer that provides a broad spectrum of solutions, services and expertise to legal, finance, risk and compliance professionals and small business owners to help manage myriad governance, risk and compliance challenges in dynamic markets and regulatory environments, globally. GRC Solutions serves more than 350,000 customers in more than 150 countries, including 70% of Fortune 500 companies, 92% of the world's top banks, 90% of the Am Law 100 and more than 300,000 small businesses. The division has a global footprint, with workforce in 28 countries. Our clients include corporate legal departments, insurers, small businesses, financial services companies, brand professionals, underwriters, governments and compliance and risk professionals.

ELM Solutions (ELM) offers enterprise legal management Solutions to help businesses better manage their practices and processes. This business area brings its solutions to market as Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead project delivery by providing consultant guidance to internal and external teams and serving as the delivery consultant to meet client expectations on projects

  • Plan client engagement activities such as kick-off meetings and serve as the single point of contact for clients

  • Manage delivery to project plans, including resources, schedules and budgets

  • Identify and challenge scope and work estimates that seem extraordinary, providing acceptable alternatives as needed through the entire life cycle of the project

  • Understand contractual obligations outlined in the statement of work to help ensure effective and timely scope management and staffing

  • Identify and mitigate project risks while delegating project deliverables to project resources and help ensure timely completion to agreed project dates

  • Manage delivery team performance and serve as the first point of escalation for issues

  • Perform weekly project re-planning using the baseline plan to help ensure delivery dates are met while instituting a rigorous process of inspection of project deliverables and team activities to accurately track project status, quality, issues and task estimates to complete

  • Coordinate project activities and deliverables between the U.S., India and partner resources

  • Conduct regular client and internal status reporting meetings to communicate project schedules and deliverables to all resources

  • Manage client invoicing in accordance with the Statement of Work (SOW) and project delivery schedule and billing arrangements

  • Monitor project budget (cost and hours) and manage profit and loss margin

  • Help ensure timely acceptance of client deliverables to accurately manage revenue recognition and manage technology elements impacting project schedules

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of six years of project management experience with at least four years of experience implementing solutions related to information technology; preferably with legal industry experience

  • A minimum of six years of functional or technical experience in the role of a business analyst, quality assurance analyst or technical developer

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; PMP certification preferred

  • Experience with Agile or other similar implementation/development processes that serve as part of Wolters Kluwer-Enterprise Legal Management (ELM) ComPASS methodology

  • Experience working with relational databases and managing multiple external clients

  • Experience leading projects/implementations related to configurable products with simple to complex integrations with other applications used by clients

  • Understanding of relational databases, automated testing tools and processes, RUP development, as well as J2EE

  • Strong professional consulting skills with the ability to leverage internal tools and policies for optimal financial roll-up, time tracking and milestone management

  • Ability to travel up to 80% at any given time

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services. Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

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