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Project Specialist in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

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Job Description

The Project Specialist is responsible for managing projects and coordinating activities of the project team, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure completion of projects.


  • Defines project scope, goals and deliverables to support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Develops full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders.
  • Liaises with project stakeholders.
  • Estimates resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Drafts and submits budget proposals, and recommends subsequent budget changes.
  • Negotiates with other department managers for acquisition of required personnel.
  • Determines and assesses need for additional staff and consultants, and makes appropriate recruitments during project cycle.
  • Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities to personnel.


  • Direct work in project management capacity - 1 year experience required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including, Exchange, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Proven ability to oversee processes to achieve objectives
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to analyze work flow and processes to provide excellent service to internal and external customers
  • Interpersonal, conflict management, and negotiation skills, as well as strong human relations skills to supervise and develop assigned employees
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies