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IT Project Manager

Requisition ID:  45585
Business Unit:  Fitch Group
Category:  Information Technology

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  May 26, 2023

IT Project Manager


Information Technology is currently seeking an IT Project Manager based out of our New York office.

We are seeking a demonstrated Project Manager with technical and business acumen to join the IT Infrastructure Business Operations team to support the planning and development of Technology Infrastructure projects while using various PM practices, particularly in adopting new Agile methodologies. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a variety of stakeholder groups. This position requires the ability to balance thought leadership, implementation know-how and team facilitation, while exploring new ways of working.


What We Offer:

  • Manage exciting cross functional projects within Infrastructure team that will allow for various sponsor and end user interactions
  • Work with supportive team of professionals who collaborate and respect differing opinions


We’ll Count on You To:

  • Manage scope, timelines, quality, goals and deliverables that support business goals
  • Organize and oversee team’s business as usual workflows along with project deliverables
  • Facilitate discussions, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Promote and demonstrate core principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility
  • Ensure the team is communicating their progress to track towards a set of Agile metrics
  • Provide status updates to Product Owners and group management
  • Promote team organization around achieving their commitments
  • Challenge and enable the team to continuously improve through intentional and data driven inspect, adapting to sprint cycles
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and best practices to progress Infrastructure’s core project goals


What You Need to Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Business Management, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years working experience in Project Management
  • A continuous improvement mind-set and dedication to uncovering better ways of working
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Excellent written and oral communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and squads with competing priorities
  • Commitment to organization’s new ways of working through greater collaboration
  • In-depth knowledge of Jira, Smartsheet and Confluence, or similar tools


What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Working experience in various Agile methodologies such as Kanban, Scrum, etc. with technical teams
  • Superb follow-through; propensity to approach tasks and goals with an ownership mentality
  • Experience in the coaching and development of squads
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating an ability to work well with teams & stakeholders
  • Pro-active problem-solver


Why Fitch?


At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.


We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.


Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.


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Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.


Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


FOR NEW YORK AND CALIFORNIA ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $130,000 and $140,000.   Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch.


***This is a hybrid role, with 2 days onsite and 3 days remote. 

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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