Senior Project Manager - IT



IT, Operations
Belfast, UK
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment? Do you have a passion for supporting, motivating & empowering project teams to accomplish the best outcome? Are you the type who is willing to grab a shovel and dig in to get things done? Then this may be the role for you…

About the team

The IT Business Outcomes Management team (IT Program Management Office) enables business outcomes by managing strategic and cross-functional projects & programs, primarily enabled by technology. The team is responsible for managing business outcomes (scope, risks, dependencies, milestones) & identifying and aligning to the best project management methodology to accomplish the desired outcome. We aim to support the best teaming experiences and motivate & empower our projects teams to deliver & innovate.

About the Role

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our growing team! The Senior Project Manager facilitates efficient delivery of business outcomes in an agile and lean way within the Information Technology team at Rapid7. They provide timely and accurate decision support for prioritization, business and resourcing questions. They are custodians and evangelists of the “secret sauce” of how Rapid7 IT delivers value.

In this role, you will:

  • Create, update, and maintain detailed documentation for plans as required by project teams and stakeholders

  • Manage changes to the scope, schedule and deliverables of each project using appropriate verification techniques

  • Remove barriers to execution: visibility, communication, ownership, and impediments

  • Providing insight into how we are executing for the purpose of prioritization and resource allocation.

  • Increase velocity of planning and prioritization

  • Maintain, expand & evangelize the project tooling that provides visibility and predictability into solution and project delivery

  • Provide easy to use tools for project execution, monitoring and value realization

  • Operate and improve efficiency of sustaining operations

  • Create delivery cadence through facilitation and tooling for weekly prioritization/alignment meetings and other feedback loops

  • Coordinate work between multiple IT teams, understanding how each team manages their work

  • Establish working groups and feedback loops between IT and non-IT groups.

  • Collect, organize and structure tribal knowledge

  • Creation and maintenance of operating mechanisms

The skills you will bring include:

  • 5+ years managing large, complex technology projects - often more than one at a time.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and influence others at all levels of an organization without having direct authority over resources

  • Willingness to cater your project management method based on a project team’s needs

  • Ability to prioritize projects and deliverables using strong negotiation and problem solving skills

  • Ability to easily shift between big-picture objectives and numerous detailed tasks

  • Strong aptitude for developing partnerships across functional areas

  • Admin experience with Jira & Confluence preferred

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. That’s because these teams reflect a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel your experience can make an impact, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7

Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) helps organizations across the globe protect what matters most so innovation can thrive in an increasingly connected world. Our comprehensive technology, services, and community-focused research simplify the complex for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, be in 10 places at once, and shut down attacks. We’re on a mission to make security solutions easier to use and access so we can bring safety and resilience to more people.

With more than 10,000 customers across 140+ countries, Rapid7 is a leader in cybersecurity that has earned numerous industry accolades and recognition for our technology and culture.