Leads teams of 6-15 associates on mid size projects. May occasionally act as track team lead for intermediate/large projects. Ensures timely and accurate completion of assigned duties and responsibilities of the team members to meet the project leadership expectations. Conducts and/or is the lead participant in managing project integration, scope, time, costs and quality and communicates the status, risk and issues associated with each to the correct level(s) within the project structure and the organization to ensure that the projects' outcomes are achieved as defined, within budget and on time.
SECTION TWO: JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads small teams in functional areas and those assigned during the duration of a project to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.
Conducts risk monitoring and controls during a project's duration to ensure ability to achieve expected outcomes, on time and on budget.
Prepares project documents: project plan, project charter, scope, and project schedules and obtains appropriate level of approval for each document for projects and/or sub teams assigned to ensure appropriate understanding of expectations among all involved organizational levels.
Develops project cost estimates and budgets for assigned projects and initiates cost control measures to ensure projects budgets are met.
Communicates project status to team and business owners throughout the duration of the assignment and post implementation to make certain all impacted stakeholders have an understanding of risks, issues and activities related to the project.
This associate will generally be responsible for leading projects with the following criteria:
Revenue or cost responsibility of between $250K and $2M per project; typically lasting approximately 1 year or less; and involve leading associates across multiple functional groups.
Moderately complex enterprise engineering, IT or business initiatives involving around 3-5 or more different departments within the functional areas
Project teams are 6-15 associates with stakeholdering to the Senior Director and occassionally the VP level;
Concurrently lead 2-3 mid size projects or is track lead for 1-2 intermediate/large projects.
SECTION THREE: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Undergraduate degree or comparable experience required.
Three or more years of project management experience required.
Two or more years of functional experience required.
One or more years of experience managing high risk and high profile enterprise projects through a complete project life cycle.
Demonstrate professional integrity.
Creates an environment that motivates, inspires and respects others.
Ability to build team cohesiveness to achieve results.
High organization and planning skills.
Ability to self-start and be versatile in a dynamic environment.
Excellent oral and written skills including the ability to present to large groups required.
SECTION FOUR: PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Describe the preferred, non-mandatory skills and experience of an ideal candidate. These often are more qualitative than the minimum qualifications (e.g., demonstrated proficiency in persuasive communications, teaching background preferred).
Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification preferred.
Two or more years of experience with Waterfall, Agile Scrum, and/or Kanban preferred.
Microsoft Project experience preferred.