Project Manager

Columbus, GA 31909

Posted: 04/20/2021 Employment Type: Contract Category: Project Manager Job Number: 55323

Job Description


Remote Project Manager

 

Responsibilities
  • 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 life cycles
  • 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

 

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
  • Focused and versatile team player who is comfortable under pressure, ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
  • Ability to quickly build rapport and strong relationships with others
  • Ability to establish a wide and effective peer network across the organization
  • Sound business and technical acumen

 

 

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • 5+ years of project manage experience in managing projects and/or small programs in a large operating environment
  • PMP/PMI Certification preferred but not required
  • Experience Required
  • 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
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