Data Recognition Corporation

Survey-Project Management - Sr. Project Manager

Brooklyn Park, MN
May 24, 2023
Jun 23, 2023
Data Recognition Corporation
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time


This position provides project management expertise to complex and/or large-scale IT focused 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 cross-functional departments regarding job specifications, timelines, and client requested changes to current projects.
  • 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.
  • Lead process design and improvement efforts including problem analysis and solution for project specific and division-wide initiatives.
  • Forecast revenues and budgets for existing and anticipated clients.
  • Monitor project profit margins including monitoring actual hours against estimates.

    Preferred Qualifications

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

    Essential Job Requirements:

  • Be able to work under supervision and accept feedback 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and with Project Scheduling software (e.g. MS Project, Smartsheet)
  • 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
  • Ability to lead project teams of various sizes and see them through to completion.
  • Thorough understanding of project management fundamentals.
  • Understanding of software development life cycle.
  • Outstanding leadership, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong people skills.
  • 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.

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