Job #: 4338
Title: Project Manager – Remote
Responsible for significant, enterprise-wide projects, typically with large budgets and sizeable staff, focused on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors and stakeholders. Spends majority of time on project management responsibilities. Leads the design, testing, planning, and implementation of complex projects for systems that typically affect many users.
What You Will Do
Lead the development and implementation of a broad, coordinated set of plans and programs to meet the goals and priorities of the company.
Provides leadership, vision and direction setting for both project team and business partners. Uses knowledge of mission and core strategy as a basis to develop specific objectives and goals. Viewed as an expert, highly sought after resource, a key advisor to business partners. Establishes contacts, relationships and a network both inside and outside of the company. Brings this array of resources to bear on improving project effectiveness.
Identifies, develops, and initiates innovations working cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes. Analyzes decisions and actions for their support of the larger area’s strategic direction. Works with senior management to resolve more complex problems.
Drive organizational change taking full account of obstacles and differing stakeholder priorities. Acts as a champion for business process changes; act behind the scenes to craft solutions for business problems related or tangential to the project.
Continuously improve project management toolkits and methodologies used within the company. Provide expertise and consulting to team members in the process of project management and in the softer skills of team dynamics, team building and group motivation.
Who We Are Looking For
Knowledge of basic software
Microsoft Windows, Excel, and Word
Skills and Abilities:
Deep knowledge of principles, practices and theories within project management discipline.
Outstanding record of project management success, both in results achieved and in use of professional methodology.
Pro-active in developing and implementing strategies that significantly mitigate risk.
Designs solutions for varied internal/external clients. Considered a resource for others.
Strong and current awareness of external trends and best practices.
Demonstrates superior collaboration skills and techniques which appropriately define alternate solutions; resolve conflicts; and create lasting, productive partnerships with internal and external customers. Actively participates in cross-functional groups to solve problems across projects. Provides resources and organizational structure to promote collaborative initiatives.
Projects a credible executive image when strategically communicating and planning for change. Fosters and manages productive relationships with executive level sponsors.
Demonstrate superior inter-personal skills, conflict resolution, and negotiating skills. Ensure open communication across project teams. Handle broad-based, often complex, communication for internal and/or external audiences.
Minimum 5 years of increasingly responsible experience, including experience successfully managing various projects. Outstanding grasp of information technology concepts and processes.
Prior Work Experience
Technical: 8 – 10 years
Education and Credentials
Other Certifications: PMI Certified Project Manager a plus
Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred