Project Manager, Business Transformation

Administrative San Jose, California San Francisco, California


Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we are committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly, to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

We are looking for an enthusiastic Business Transformation Project Manager with experience coordinating multiple programs and ensuring best practices are adopted. This position requires a well-rounded individual who is meticulous in detail, while guiding multiple teams. We need someone who can thrive in an unstructured, collaborative environment and can distill complex problems into actionable work and help drive projects to completion.

You will work closely with cross-functional leaders to define and deliver critical initiatives to support Splunk’s business transformation. Your work will be complex and vary in both strategic focus and process governance. Do you thrive in a culture that is dynamic and rapidly growing? Do you love helping others, while doing a job that you enjoy? If so, apply today.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • You will own portfolio status reporting, governance, and program intake
  • You will support roadmap planning and define templates to capture business value and articulate return on investment
  • You will monitor all business transformation projects to ensure methodology and standard operating mechanisms are met
  • You have the ability to execute project management responsibilities such as, but not limited to, leading weekly status meetings, tracking risks and mitigation plans, working with project charter, project planning/procurement/budget, cost, tracking/scheduling, weekly status reports and financial updates
  • You will support the Program Managers in maintaining project plans and program logs (risks, issues, decisions, dependencies, status reports)
  • You will craft, maintain, and improve project management templates and tools to ensure a cohesive approach for the team
  • You will enable standard methodologies across project plans, logs, status reporting
  • You will help identify project / program bottlenecks and actively communicate and monitor resolutions
  • You will support maintenance of shared calendars
  • You will support scheduling of program meetings and alignment with shared calendars
  • You will be responsible for the coordination of contractors and consultants for inclusion into project management cadence and governance
  • You will manage cross program timelines, dependencies, decisions, and constraints
  • You will manage project budgets – including initial estimation, tracking of actuals, and understanding variances.
  • You will handle tracking program key performance indicators (KPI), analyzing results, and ensuring KPIs are met
  • You will be assigned adhoc/special projects

Who You Are & What Makes You Qualified:

  • 4+ years of Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of project management tools and packages – Smartsheet preferred
  • Deep understanding of project management processes and governance (Six Sigma, Waterfall, Agile knowledge or PMP certification a plus)
  • Strong analytic, planning, and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail – ability to work with a large number of trackers, update templates and ability to consolidate and simplify to drive clarity
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and across geographies

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business field or equivalent experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Thank you for your interest in Splunk!