Data Recognition Corporation

Project Manager

3 days left

Location
Brooklyn Park, MN
Posted
Oct 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 22, 2021
Ref
247-2
Contact
Data Recognition Corporation
Category
Management
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Req #247

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.  

Job Title:  Project Manager


Summary: 

This position is responsible for managing and coordinating survey project activities according to project specifications. To accomplish these goals the Project Manager provides direction to other staff regarding implementation of the project design, project reporting requirements, and quality control specifications.
The Project Manager serves as key client contact and assumes responsibility for ongoing project activities.
 

Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Organize, schedule, monitor and complete project activities.
  • Maintain contact with existing clients to determine the level of satisfaction with contract performance and to provide timely and accurate progress reports.
  • Manage project workload, timeline, budget, and deliverables list to ensure client satisfaction and contract compliance.
  • Forecast revenues and budgets for existing clients.
  • 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.
  • Work with team members to coordinate activities, obtain and/or provide information, determine task assignments and priorities.
  • 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.
  • Manager/complete necessary project documentation
  • Manage problem resolution to include escalation, client communication, and implementation of appropriate process to prevent reoccurrences.
  • Review actual hours against estimates provided by all functional areas.
  • Review data using excel; google sheets
  • Champions the project within IS, CT and DRC
  • Basic analysis of client data to ensure accuracy
  • Be able to effectively communicate with IT staff and translate technical aspects to clients
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    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Research Methodology or a related field
  • Two or more years of experience with increasing levels of responsibility in survey research or related field.
  • 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

  • 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
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    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 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 Job Family Project/Sales Services Pay Type Salary Apply Now

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