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Project Manager Opportunity in Cincinnati, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Position Location: Erlanger, KY Office

Position Summary:

Manage and lead enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives which may be large-scale, high impact projects with moderate to high risk and complexity. Direct the daily activities of team members on multiple projects to ensure they provide high quality and cost effective services. Plan, execute, and deliver assigned projects on time, in budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities. Track project status and manage project teams to mitigate issues and risks.

Job Requirements:

  • Direct large-scale, complex projects that may involve multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifacts
  • Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value
  • Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
  • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
  • Build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles
  • Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects
  • Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered
  • Ensure all projects adhere to project methodology compliance standards set by the company
  • Continually update relevant business stakeholders of project status and periodically publish project status reports
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives
  • Represent the project in various project governance and inter-department forums
  • Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall and integrated delivery plan
  • Ensure all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in the business case
  • Ensure end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit
  • Assist, share learning, and mentor others within the PMO regarding standards, organizational understanding, and relationship building to promote the successful delivery of projects

Experience:

  • Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools
  • Experienced in working with stakeholder to manage their expectations and engaging them to address project issues
  • Two to four years of supervisory experience (preferred)

Skills:

  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Strong planning, organizational, and leadership skills, including the ability to mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace, and execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, including the ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, including the ability to navigate in a highly matrixed organization effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to make effective presentations, and proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders
  • Job Title: Senior Project Manager

    Position Location: Erlanger, KY Office

    Position Summary:

    Manage and lead enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives which may be large-scale, high impact projects with moderate to high risk and complexity. Direct the daily activities of team members on multiple projects to ensure they provide high quality and cost effective services. Plan, execute, and deliver assigned projects on time, in budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities. Track project status and manage project teams to mitigate issues and risks.

    Job Requirements:

    • Direct large-scale, complex projects that may involve multiple internal and external stakeholders
    • Develop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifacts
    • Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value
    • Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
    • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
    • Build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles
    • Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects
    • Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered
    • Ensure all projects adhere to project methodology compliance standards set by the company
    • Continually update relevant business stakeholders of project status and periodically publish project status reports
    • Serve as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives
    • Represent the project in various project governance and inter-department forums
    • Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall and integrated delivery plan
    • Ensure all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in the business case
    • Ensure end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit
    • Assist, share learning, and mentor others within the PMO regarding standards, organizational understanding, and relationship building to promote the successful delivery of projects

    Experience:

    • Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
    • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools
    • Experienced in working with stakeholder to manage their expectations and engaging them to address project issues
    • Two to four years of supervisory experience (preferred)

    Skills:

    • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
    • Strong planning, organizational, and leadership skills, including the ability to mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace, and execute with limited information and ambiguity
    • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, including the ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectives
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision
    • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, including the ability to navigate in a highly matrixed organization effectively
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to make effective presentations, and proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders

Job Requirements

*Bachelor’s Degree •3-6 years of project management experience in managing projects and/or small programs in a large operating environment •PMP/PMI Certification a plus