The purpose of this position is to conduct planning, designing, managing and implementing all necessary activities to manage the successful execution of large size project(s). Responsible for indirect leadership and support of a team of project resources across multiple departments and business units.
Characteristics of responsible projects: Scope: Large Risk: High Duration: Greater than 1 Year
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities for assigned projects include managing and maintaining the project plans, assist in business requirement review, assembling cross functional teams, managing scope, and actively managing resources, costs, quality and risk.
Creates and manages project plans; monitors and reviews project progress and timelines; adjusts schedules and plans as needed; identifies and resolves issues to ensure project(s) success.
Manages day-to-day execution of project implementations, documentations and status updates for the project(s).
Drives the identification of organizational change management impacts in coordination with the change management team. Provides successful oversight of execution activities to ensure adoption and adherence.
Facilitates requirements gathering and assists with the creation of project deliverables, as needed.
Financial budget ownership and accountability to track, monitor and deliver within defined financial constraints.
Identifies matters regarding budget(s), resources, timelines and formally captures and communicates to management in order to seek support on any changes.
Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
Supports and owns the publishing of KPI (Key Performance Indicators) and Metrics.
Other duties may be assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from a four-year college or university with an emphasis in either Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Information Technology or related field. Minimum eight years of related experience and/or training.
Previous Project Manager experience and/or business analysis work experience.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees and client groups to take desired action.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations of significance to the operation.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications including: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, MS Project and Project Server.
Ability to work well under pressure with a proactive approach including managing multiple deadlines and changing project scope/direction.
Exercise project leadership skills combined with strong business acumen and in-depth analytical skills.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
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