26 days old
2018-05-262018-06-29

Project Manager/Senior Project Manager, IT

American Airlines
Phoenix, AZ

Location: Rio West D Bldg (PHX-RWD1) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19326 

Overview

Join us for a career with endless possibilities.

Looking for a job where a passion for innovation, a culture of teamwork, and opportunities for growth are valued and rewarded? You’ve come to the right place.

 

You don’t have to be an airline aficionado to join American Airlines. It takes more than cool planes to keep us ahead of the curve, and thanks to our team of behind the scenes professionals, we do just that. As the largest airline in the world, American Airlines is in the business of serving the global travel needs of our customers.  At the core of the Company is our commitment to each customer and each employee. We are dedicated to developing and delivering what our customers value and are willing to pay for. Customer-centric planning, innovative marketing, and an exceptional customer experience are supported by a cadre of talented people. 

 

What does it take to join us? We’re glad you asked! We expect exceptional skills in your discipline and a dedication to being the best as we relentlessly pursue our goal of being not just the largest airline in the world, but also the best airline in the world.

 

Fortunately, we’re building on almost a century of innovation and firsts in our industry – and we plan to continue that tradition of excellence.

About The Job

Lead project team(s) through all phases of technology projects, including requirements definition, planning, development, and implementation.  Responsible for management and reporting on assigned projects, utilizing standards, methods, and techniques employed by Employee Technology.

 

Specifically, you’ll do the following:

  • Oversees all aspects of assigned projects (including definition of project scope/objectives, development of project plan and schedule, budget and resource plan, status reporting, project development, and implementation)
  • Develops and oversees project team(s), including allocation of work assignments among team members
  • Negotiates for resources (as required) within the context of the project objectives, requirements, and priorities
  • Interfaces with business owner(s)/customer(s) and all other areas/individuals affected by the project
  • Ensures proper project document requirements and deliverables are clearly defined and delivered
  • Conducts project meetings; completes project tracking/analysis reports; reports to management and business owners regarding project progress, issues, and risks
  • Oversees vendors, as required; tracks/reviews vendor deliverables, approves vendor invoices/timesheets
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team
  • Manages project budget; reports budget status and acts as liaison with Controller(s), as appropriate

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in IT field or project management or equivalent experience/training
  • At least 4 years project management experience
  • At least 6 years IT experience
  • Experience with IT methodologies and project management tools
  • Specialized experience related to the specific project management area, as specified by the company job posting
  • Experience with both waterfall and agile methodologies preferred
  • Strong organizational skills for development, management, and coordination of multiple projects/schedules
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels within organization
  • Undergraduate degree in IT field or project management or equivalent experience/training
  • At least 4 years project management experience
  • At least 6 years IT experience
  • Experience with IT methodologies and project management tools
  • Specialized experience related to the specific project management area, as specified by the company job posting
  • Experience with both waterfall and agile methodologies preferred
  • Strong organizational skills for development, management, and coordination of multiple projects/schedules
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels within organization
  • SAP Payroll experience a plus

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 19326 

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