Junior Project Manager - Software Implementations in East Lansing, MI at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/21/2022

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Job Description

Core Responsibilities:

* Manage the project from beginning to end
* Act as the liaison between customer and internal teams
* Communicate project deliverables at all levels, and make sure items are executed on time, to budget, with high quality
* Manage resources assigned to your projects and the schedule of work for all phases.
* Manage changes in project scope including documenting and explaining implications of changes so they are clearly understood and approved
* Manage expectations with customers and internal team to successfully deliver projects.
* Compile and maintain professional executive status reports and required project documentation
* Communicate with the customer to ensure progress is being made and concerns are managed promptly
* Address difficult and/or escalated situations with minimal leadership involvement to an effective resolution
* Proactively learn and understand software and the mechanics of their implementation and deployment
* Provide outstanding project team leadership to achieve, schedule, budget and scope performance
* Be part of project teams implementing products and delivering Professional Services
* Manage multiple consulting engagements concurrently
* Works with teams in India and the US

Core Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree preferred or commensurate experience
* Minimum 2 years of customer facing project management experience (preferably within a software environment)
* Previous experience with technical support and troubleshooting preferred
* Familiar with Agile and Waterfall Methodology
* Highly organized and have proven ability to monitor project budget vs. actuals and can forecast project revenues and expenditures
* Proven track record of building, developing and growing business relationships vital to the success of the project in person and remotely
* Ability to effectively prioritize workload and tasks to meet deadlines
* Ability to effectively problem solve, react to situations decisively and effectively
* Proficient with MS Office Tools

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