Project Manager -Portsmouth

Lexis Nexis
30,000 - 45,000 depending on experience
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager - Portsmouth

At LexisNexis (Portsmouth) everything we do is designed to make driving data make sense, to clarify and to demystify and help our clients innovate, compete and grow.

Our ongoing commitment to research and development has yielded huge dividends, testing devices, applications, core systems integration, reliable analysis techniques and high quality data standards and as a direct result, we have gained unrivalled knowledge and experience and are proud to be working with leading industry brands.

The Project Lead provides support to the Project Management team and is directly responsible for the delivery of assigned simple projects within acceptable time frames and quality standards for small, noncomplex projects.

The Project Lead will manage all phases of the project through the Product Development process. This position exists to project-manage cross-functional teams by working closely with all aspects of the product development community: Market Vertical, Product Manager, Engineering, Testing, Legal, and more. This will require working with top Engineering resources utilizing our industry-leading technology


- Manage all phases of projects through the Product Development process.
- Depending on scope and complexity, manage up to 20 simple to moderate projects a year.
- Define key performance parameters and create regular variance reports to track progress.
- Negotiate with Engineering Resource Managers for project resources.
- Maintain compliance with corporate and public regulations.
- Perform data analysis relevant to project tasks.
- Request resource demand and review resource allocation for projects.
- Schedule and facilitate project review meetings for the purpose of updating status.
- Escalate complex issues and decisions to senior-level PMO colleagues.
- Maintain ownership of and accountability for the project schedule.
- Effectively communicate project status including schedule variances and mitigation options.
- Identify and make recommendations for improvement to existing processes and procedures.


Significant IT PMO experience

Bachelor's degree in technology, finance, business, or equivalent experience required

Project governance certification (PMP, PRINCE2, Agile, etc.) preferred


- Solid project management skills.
- Understanding of corporate/public regulations.
- Data analysis skills.
- Strong stakeholder relationship management skills and negotiation skills.
- Experience using MS Project, MS Office, and MS Visio.
- PMI or Prince II certification required or equivalent certification.
- Good presentation skills with ability to effectively present status and issues to Project Owner and Business Unit Portfolio Leaders.
- Solid written and oral communication skills required.
- Experience coordinating team work flow in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
- Experience partnering with other project stakeholders to resolve issues and to mitigate project impacts.
- A results-oriented outlook with the ability to prioritize and deliver key initiatives.
- Professionalism and strong interpersonal skills.
- Detail-oriented and the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities.

We're a superb company to work for, with great people, great benefits (28.5 days hols + 8 B/Hols), world class technology, market leading products, a culture of innovation and collaboration, and superb career prospects.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across all industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics, we provide products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier Plc, (FTSE 100) a leading publisher and information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 30,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.