Project Manager

Overview

Date Posted:
5/16/2018
Requisition Number:
4254
City:
Hampton
State:
VA
Category:
Management

Description

 


Summary: Define, document and delivers medium to large-scale, strategic customer projects. Actively participates and leads in all phases of the project life cycle from design, execute, post-production support. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Identifies, assesses and manages risks and issues to the success of the project. 
Defines and champions a framework and best practices to manage the scope and goals for the project including creation of appropriate program specification submissions and obtaining appropriate approvals for strategy decisions. 
Defines and champions a method of working to ensure there is an effective, representative and accurate business steer for the active elements of the project (i.e. ensuring project governance, steering committees are put in place to support delivery of the project strategy). 
Have effective control, leadership and responsibility for the defined scope of the project - including project level change control. 
Develops and leads the process for dealing with rapid major changes. 
Ensures the communication channels and processes are in place to notify the relevant people (e.g. sponsors, executives, and vertical owners) so that plans can be amended, and the necessary actions taken. 

Actively participate in business development activities with sales and account management team whenever needed.

Contribute to RFP bid response process with project management strategy, data, insights, and information.

Provides thought leadership on appropriateness of tools and process to project goals. 
Ensures that project team is delivering core milestones and deliverables using defined and agreed processes and reporting. 
Produce timely and effective status reports and dashboards for external and internal stakeholders. 
Provides consistent operating structure of core client/internal project meetings with established documentation (e.g. meeting agendas, meeting notes, actions/issues lists)

Minimum Requirements

 


Education:  Bachelor Degree in Business along with Project Management Education or Certification.

Experience: 5 years of experience in project management. High-level knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
Proven track record to manage medium to large-scale complex projects with minimum supervision. Ability to manage scope changes and risks/issues to ensure delivery of core milestones and deliverables are still met.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong project management skills, ability to multi-task, and delegate
  • Must have held Project Management role with experience with outsourcing projects
  • Forward-thinking leader with the ability to create strategy, drive decisions and take action.
  • A passion for growth, coupled with enormous energy and strong results-orientation with a sense of ownership
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Team player able to build consensus, see the big picture, and work across functional and organizational boundaries
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with tasks for effective project management
  • Experience with project management tools
  • High level of integrity
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to compile and prepare reports
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Complexity of Work:  Semi-routine, general policies applied.  Decision making required daily.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, frequently talk or hear, reach with hands and arms occasionally required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include:  close vision.




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