Role: As a Functional Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading various projects that come into Live Nation’s PMO (Project Management Office). Our Project Managers work on a variety of projects from functional to technical, and projects vary in size and scope. Specific tasks on each project will include developing project plans and schedules, managing tasks and teams on the project’s critical path, communicating with clients, identifying and resolving issues, mitigating risks, and managing the overall success of the project. Responsibilities: Responsible for managing multiple complex projects concurrently (will be 50% dedicated to our Finance Technology team)Manage and prioritize business requirements from appropriate stakeholders, translate the requirements into scope and implementations plans, identify issues, risks, roles and responsibilitiesWork with business and technology teams to define, develop, test and implement new software applications, improve existing systems, provide production support, perform system upgrades, and manage cloud migrationsProvide single point of contact for our business partners on assigned projects. Monitor status and quickly resolve issues throughout the process. Report on progress and communicate important information to all business partners and stakeholdersManage and lead internal and external resources, creatively solving problems and coordinating issue resolution. Develop and maintain network of resourcesAssure quality and integrity of projects, based on comprehensive testing of solution and attention to detailMaintain excellent communication with all levels of management, be responsive to customers, and provide appropriate mentoring, training and cross-training to other team membersDevelop system to track metrics and measure performance. Measure and monitor progress against goalsHelp define process improvements and feedback for large, multi-part projects that need creative project management strategies required for timely execution.Responsible for scope control with stakeholders, task execution with the team, and relevant upward communication to managers Qualifications: Bachelors degree in IT, Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, or equivalent work experience5 – 7 years years experience managing projects in an IT environmentPMP preferredDemonstrated functional project management proficiencyExperience with managing IT and operational projectsDemonstrated proficiency authoring project plans, gathering business requirements, meeting deadlines, tracking issues and risks, and managing successful projectsAn understanding of activities and deliverables that pertain to each phase of the SDLCGeneral understanding of financial systems, web technologies, application development, quality assurance, and user experience designApplicant should be a functional and operational technology generalist with a strong understanding of various platformsFinancial Systems experience a plus (e.g. Oracle, Concur, Workday, SAP Business One)Concert promotion and ticketing industry experience a plusExposure to Agile methodologies a plus Intellectual:Innate capability to create order out of chaosProven problem-solving skillsAbility to think out of the box and generate creative solutions Interpersonal:Flexibility that allows effective teamwork with people at all levels of the organizationProven ability to communicate effectively with both business and IT peopleAbility to negotiate for competing resources and to generate consensus among multiple priorities Motivation:Desire to work in fast-paced, multi-tasking, fluid environment with ever-changing prioritiesInterest in staying involved with fast-changing Internet technologies and toolsDemonstrated desire to do whatever it takes to get things done Technical:Experience with Financial Systems is preferred (e.g. Oracle, Concur, Workday, SAP Business One)Experience with web technologies is preferredExperience with Cloud technologies is preferredExperience with network operations and administration is a plusExperience with relational databases and network operating systems is a plus
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