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.
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
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.