Senior Project Manager
Posted on 3/22/2023
Irvine, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Uses skills as an independent, seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and established policies and procedures
  • Troubleshoots a wide variety of complex problems and identifies solutions within broad application and functional expertise
  • Detects and resolves situations that may cause risk to the project and its completion
  • Communicates project status to team and business owners throughout the duration of the assignment to make certain all impacted stakeholders have an understanding of risks, issues and activities related to the project
  • Manages projects ranging from $1MM to $5MM, typically lasting 12 months or more
  • May concurrently lead 2-3 large projects or is Program Manager for a track
  • Has the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously
  • 8 - 10 years or more experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)
  • 8 - 10 years or more experience with Microsoft Project and PPM Tools
  • Experience with Title Insurance/Mortgage acumen preferred but not required
  • Experience with project delivery methodologies such as Waterfall and be able to work with teams that may use Agile
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Detail oriented possessing strong organization and planning skills
  • Strong project accounting skills: Manage project budgets including developing project cost estimates and forecasting
  • Excellent professional communication skills
  • Ability to confront issues openly and quickly and tactfully communicates sensitive information
  • Ability to handle difficult personnel situations directly, using appropriate discretion and respect for the individual
  • Listen to others and accept input from team members
  • BS/BA preferred or equivalent experience
  • Typically have 8 - 10 years of directly related experience
  • PMP Certificate Required
  • CSM (Certified Scrum Master) Preferred
  • This is a Hybrid job, working in the office 3 days a week
  • Independently plan and oversee programs or multiple projects, typically large size and complexity
  • Establish project structure and develop project artifacts such as (but not limited to) project schedule, status reports, and project plans which identify key risks, issues, approaches, performance metrics and resource requirements
  • Manage the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple or large-scale projects
  • Facilitate meetings including preparing agendas, coordinating schedules and materials, documenting meeting minutes, following up on action items, gathering, organizing, and distributing project related documentation
  • Conduct risk monitoring, controls, and timely communication and escalation to ensure ability to achieve expected outcomes on time and within budget
  • Manage the integration of vendor tasks and timeline with the master project plan and ensure vendor deliverables meet expectation
  • Required to perform duties outside of normal work hours based on business needs
First American

10,001+ employees

Title insurance & professional settlement services
Company Overview
First American is on a mission to provide comprehensive title insurance protection and professional closing/settlement services that produce clear property titles and enable the efficient transfer of real estate.
  • 401k matching
  • Health, vision, dental insurance
  • Professional development