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Project Manager IV - Chief of Staff

Location: 

Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID:  6749

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. With operations in more than 100 countries and a team of over 12,000 employees, we deliver world-class gaming and lottery technology.

Overview



IGT Casino Systems is looking for a dedicated, passionate, organized individual to drive continuous improvement initiatives within the R&D department.  The ideal candidate will use their strong leadership experience to work with cross-disciplinary teams, help define and track project milestones, and clear impediments on the road to success.  This will be your opportunity to bring creative solutions, disciplined task management, and strategic planning and analysis skills to grow the capabilities of a diverse team of software engineers.

Located in the Biggest Little City in the World, IGT Reno gets over 250 days of sunshine each year, is minutes away from world class skiing and summer activities in Lake Tahoe and has many multicultural events that happen throughout the year.  In June 2020, BestCities.org named Reno the #1 small city in the US – come see why!


We are seeking an enthusiastic, organized individual with strong communication skill to work with cross-functional teams to help define and execute strategic objectives across the Casino Systems R&D team.  The candidate will report directly to the Sr. Director of Casino Systems R&D as Chief of Staff and will help define strategic objectives and milestones, break complex vision statements into smaller tasks, and help ensure tasks are executed on to completion.  

Responsibilities


•    Participate in department strategic planning sessions
•    Develop project objectives based on strategic goals
•    Define scope of effort required to meet objectives
•    Define activities, sequence of events, and dependencies required to complete project
•    Coordinate work performed by others by defining and tracking project requirements
•    Analyze, review, and forecast project and department spending with management team
•    Report progress on projects on a regular basis to management team
•    Collaborate with other departments as needed for project and strategic objectives
•    Manage work on multiple projects in tandem
•    Facilitate team building and communication
•    Develop, track and report on project progress, resource, staff, assets, schedules, and project metrics

 

Qualifications


•    Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience
•    PMP and Agile, Scrum, SAFE or equivalent certification required
•    Strong Excel skills , Microsoft Project, or similar program
•    Strong PowerPoint skills , as well as comfort with delivering presentations to senior leadership
•    Familiarity with PPM and SAP a plus
•    8+ years of experience in managing technical projects, program management desired and a plus
•    1 to 2+ years of experience managing (directly or indirectly) large staffs of 10+
•    Knowledge of the gaming or video game industry helpful
•    Ability to leverage knowledge to identify needs and opportunities and develop in depth solutions
•    Successful delivery of quality projects through consistent milestones in a 12+ month cycle 
•    Must be familiar with software engineering as well as project management techniques and methods
•    Must have strong oral and written communication skills
•    Must have strong organizational skills
•    Must be able to travel and obtain a gaming card
•    Must be at least 21 years of age

 

 

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In addition to a competitive benefits package, we offer generous time-off plans, a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center and cafeteria, and free identity theft insurance to name a few.

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe