About the Role
In this opportunity as Project Manager, Virtual Desktop Service Strategy, you will :
Be a Technology Leader Be the face of exciting initiatives to provide our teams with the latest virtual desktop technology to perform their best work.
Inspire and drive cross-functional teams to convert technology vision into reality within project timelines and budgets.
Team members may include Project teams, Service Management, Architects, 3rd Party Providers, Sourcing and Contracts teams, IT Security, HR, Finance, and Business Stakeholders.
Be a Problem Solver and Decision Maker Use sound judgment at the management level using assertiveness and influencing skills to demonstrate business benefits and to ensure decisions are fully understood and accepted.
Make quick and effective data driven decisions, with good problem solving and analytical skills to infer quantitative and qualitative data.
Be a Strategic and Critical Thinker Balance the big-picture view with connecting the dots, details and interdependencies to build and implement plans with a high potential for effectiveness and success.
Avoid potential issues by identifying strategic and operational risk and implementing mitigation measures.
Be an Effective Organizational Communicator Communicate the best level of information with the appropriate level of detail at the right time based on the stakeholder or group.
Listen to perspective and concerns, form options, recommendations, and messaging, and be highly accountable in response.
Know when and how to challenge with alternatives.
Be a Champion for Innovation Challenge the status quo, offer new ideas and encourage others to share theirs. Lead the exploration, testing and implementation of new methods balanced with measured risk mitigation.
Demonstrate and encourage resiliency with any results and always maintain team morale.
Be an Effective Cross Functional Partner Build and maintain relationships across the company. Learn what other teams do and how they operate.
Ask what you can do to make inter-team working processes even better. Seek functionally diverse perspective and input where critical or valuable.
You’re a fit for the role of Project Manager, Virtual Desktop Service Strategy, if your background includes :
6+ years of proven experience as a Project or Program Manager of technology initiatives
Working knowledge of Cloud hosted services and Virtual Desktop products such as Citrix, VMware, Windows 365, Amazon WorkSpaces, Amazon EC2 Mac
Preferred : Experience launching and / or managing virtual desktop services and / or managing services hosted in Microsoft Azure
Proven results delivering projects within the constraints of scope, time, cost, to agreed levels of quality and fulfilling all business requirements
Ability to define, scope, and manage global projects at or above $1 million in value and spanning 6-12 months
Work with multiple teams that may have differing priorities and working / cultural practices
Effective management of project team conflicts, building collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and obtaining commitment to make decisions
Effective preparation and maintenance of project plans and tracking of activities against the plan
Working Knowledge of financial and commercial models which govern technology service contracts and license agreements
Proven strong Critical Thinking, Written and Oral communication skills
What’s in it For You?
You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your
personal and professional growth through :
COVID-19 Response : Currently, as part of our COVID-19 a majority of our employees are working remotely and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines, with the majority of our offices planning to embrace a hybrid work environment consisting of in-office and remote work in 2022.
Culture : Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more
Wellbeing : Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance : work form anywhere; caregiver paid time off, bereavement leave;
two company-wide Mental Health Days Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs;
resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing
Learning & Development : LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company;
Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking
Social Impact : Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact
Purpose Driven Work : We have a superpower that we’ve never talked about with as much pride as we should we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency.
Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.