Data Recognition Corporation

Sr. Project Manager

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Brooklyn Park, MN
Jul 01, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Data Recognition Corporation
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Req #198

Thursday, July 1, 2021 DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.   Sr. Project Manager

 Job Title:  Senior Project Manager

Department: Survey- Project Management                    Pay Grade: S3

Effective Date:  8-9-2013 (revised)                                Reports to: Director Project Management



This position provides survey project management expertise to complex and/or large-scale projects, with responsibility for maintaining client relationships and delivering the project according to contract specifications. This position reports into a Director of Project Management.


Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Organize, schedule, monitor and complete project activities.
  • Monitor project compliance with contract specifications, document revisions or changes in scope of project, prepare billing summaries, and estimate costs of ongoing or anticipated projects.
  • Provide information to operations departments regarding job specifications, timelines, and client requested changes to current projects.
  • Work with functional areas to design data collection processes.
  • Develop, update, and maintain project materials such as manuals, publication, meeting agendas, timelines, and project documentation.
  • Work with team members to coordinate activities, obtain and/or provide information, determine task assignments, and set priorities.
  • Maintain contact with existing clients to determine the level of satisfaction with contract performance and to provide timely and accurate progress reports.
  • Initiate discussions with existing clients to identify possible additional business opportunities.
  • Manage project workload, timeline, budget, and deliverables list to ensure client satisfaction and contract compliance.
  • Provide direction, training, coaching, and mentoring to project management staff as needed.
  • Lead process design and improvement efforts including problem analysis and solution for project specific and division-wide initiatives.
  • Assist in project proposal development.
  • Forecast revenues and budgets for existing and anticipated clients.
  • Monitor project profit margins.
  • Manage actual hours against estimates provided by all functional areas.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Research Methodology or a related field
  • Seven or more years of project management-level experience in survey research or a related field
  • Five or more years of experience working with complex large-scale survey projects in positions of increasing responsibility
  • Experience initiating and implementing projects from design through implementation to reporting of results

    Essential Job Requirements:

  • Report to work promptly when scheduled
  • Be able to work under supervision and accept feedback 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Relate effectively and work respectfully with diverse work groups
  • Ability to consistently perform well during times of increased work load
  • Set and meet deadlines
  • Manage multiple job functions simultaneously
  • Other duties as needed

    Reporting to this position:  No direct reports


    Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for up to 8 hour periods of time
  • Ability to look at a computer monitor, utilize a keyboard and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per day
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds as necessary

    The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.



    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V and prospective employees will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, protected veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class.    Other details
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