Senior Manager, Project at Waste Management

  • Administrative Jobs, Project Manager Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 1 month ago
  • Texas, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 5+ Years

Job Description

Senior Manager, Project at Waste Management

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

WM, a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary

Oversees the planning, execution, and completion of larger and more complex Technology projects and assumes responsibility for custom software development projects, implementation of out of the box solutions, and enhancements to existing software. Works in a matrixed environment and will own and lead a diverse set of technology resources for the duration of the project. Communicates project status to Senior and Executive Technology Leadership and will be ultimately responsible for project success.

II. Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Other ancillary duties may be assigned.

Owns and drives all project activities through the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), effectively applying various project methodologies and enforcing project standards, to ensure quality and successful on-time, on-budget delivery of their project(s).

Under supervision of Senior Leadership, assembles project teams, assigns individual responsibilities, develops project schedules and determines and acquires resources needed.

Communicates the business case to project team to assist with decision making and prioritization; keeps business case at fore-front to drive decisions.

Acts as liaison between technology/business stakeholders and Senior Leadership on project status, issues and risks.

Creates and maintains project plans and ensures effective financial forecasting and tracking.

Interfaces with other technology and business organizations to reach agreement on scope, obtain resources and ensure proper preparedness.

Monitors processes and procedures to ensure alignment with business goals and objectives, recommending improvements and strategies.

Reviews and evaluates work to ensure quality, timeliness and adherence to organizational policies and procedures

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

Will coach and mentor less experienced team members and act as team leader on more complicated systems projects.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) in Computer Science, MIS, Business Administration or similar area of study or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience.

Experience: Five years of project management experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

Advanced knowledge or skills in one or more of the following required:

Managing multiple projects, in various stages of the SDLC, at one time.

Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) methodology (specifically in Guide Five and Nine, Waterfall).

Agile Project Management methodologies.

Leading infrastructure-related projects such as network upgrades, hardware procurement, core Technology application deployments (such as email upgrades), and deployment and/or facility build-out.

Aiding in definition of systems strategy, developing systems requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures, and implementing practical business solutions under multiple deadlines.

Presenting, communicating and articulating effectively to all levels of the organization (including technical and non-technical audiences, Senior Leadership, VPs and C-Level Executives).

Ability to interface with senior-level stakeholders in both Information Technology and the business units to partner on project scope, risk mitigation and issue resolution.

Understanding all aspects of the IT Governance and reporting.

Project planning and budgeting.

Knowledge of regulatory processes and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance.

Contract management and procurement.

Ability to create, own and present executive level presentations or communications.

May require advanced skills in one or more of the following:

Written and verbal communication skills as well as listening skills.

Successfully leading a project team reach its business objectives within set timeframes.

Attention to detail.

Analytical and qualitative abilities.

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outside.


At WM, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

The expected salary range for this position is $104000 – $156,000.. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s relevant experience, education, training, certifications, qualifications, and work location.

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