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Project Manager, Business Optimization

Company: WM
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Project Manager, Business Optimization Primary Location(s): Houston, TX As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Job Summary In this role you'll contribute to project management efforts as a part of the WM's Innovation and Business Optimization organization. You will conduct Project process planning, execution, through completion of small to medium sized business projects. You will work on custom software development projects, implementation of out of the box solutions, and enhancement to existing software. Drives communication of project status with senior levels of leadership to align business optimization initiatives. Duties and Responsibilities Drives project activities through SDLC effectively applying various methodologies and standards to ensure quality and success of on time, budget and delivery of projects. Assembles project teams, assigns individual responsibilities, develops schedules, and determines and acquires resource allocation. Communicates business case to project team to assist with decision making and prioritization; keeps business case at fore-front to drive decisions. Acts as liaison between stakeholders and Senior Leadership on project status, issues, and risks. Creates, manages, and maintains project plans and ensures effective financial forecasting and tracking. Interfaces with other technology and business organizations to reach agreement on scope, obtain resources and ensure proper preparedness. Reviews and evaluates quality, timeliness and adherence to organizational policies and procedures. Collaborates with the business on systems strategy, requirements, designing prototyping, testing, training, procedures, and implementing solutions. Presents effectively to senior levels within the organization including technical and non-technical audiences, Senior Leadership. Liaisons with business units to partner on project scope, risk mitigation and issue resolution. Understands all aspects of the IT Governance and reporting. Provides project planning, budgeting, contract management and procurement partnership. Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job. A. Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree (accredited), in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four (4) years of relevant work experience. 3+ years of Project Management experience. B. Preferred Experience 3+ years experience as a Project Manager. Agile, PMBOK, and Waterfall methodologies. Project experience with system integration, microservices, CICD, cloud or mobile development PMP or CSM Certifications. Work Environment Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Normal setting for this job is a hybrid office setting. Benefits At WM, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site. We are People First. We are Committed to Your Growth. We Are Investing in You. We are a Family. We are Stable. We are Always Working for a Sustainable Tomorrow. #LI-TH1 #LI-HYBRID ABOUT WM WM (WM.com) is North America's largest comprehensive waste management environmental solutions provider. Previously known as Waste Management and based in Houston, Texas, WM is driven by commitments to put people first and achieve success with integrity. The company, through its subsidiaries, provides collection, recycling and disposal services to millions of residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. With innovative infrastructure and capabilities in recycling, organics and renewable energy, WM provides environmental solutions to and collaborates with its customers in helping them achieve their sustainability goals. WM has the largest disposal network and collection fleet in North America, is the largest recycler of post-consumer materials and is the leader in beneficial reuse of landfill gas, with a growing network of renewable natural gas plants and the most gas-to-electricity plants in North America. WM's fleet includes nearly 11,000 natural gas trucks - the largest heavy-duty natural gas truck fleet of its kind in North America - where more than half are fueled by renewable natural gas. To learn more about WM and the company's sustainability progress and solutions, visit Sustainability.WM.com. PDN-993351db-87f4-4ccc-9771-a312f1530943

Keywords: WM, Houston , Project Manager, Business Optimization, Executive , Houston, Texas

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