Overview: Manages projects with multiple interfaces or initiatives, or one larger project affecting two businesses or functional areas. Manages changes to project scope, schedule and costs using appropriate verification techniques to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance.
Manage projects with multiple interfaces or initiatives, or one larger project affecting two businesses or functional areas, from initiation through close. Ensure familiarity with scope and project objectives and establish clear roles and responsibilities for project team members. Projects may be of a technical and/or non-technical nature
Develop Project Plan, forecast and schedule. Work with stakeholders to record detailed project requirements, constraints and assumptions to establish project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g. planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.
Ensure plans for assigned projects include work breakdown, project organization chart, cost/budget and communication, risk, quality and resource plans.
Communicate project plans to affected parties to ensure a common understanding, set expectations and align stakeholders and project team members.
Ensure execution of tasks defined in the project plan to achieve the project goals. Execute all parts of the project plan and manage the budget/forecast. Monitor and control project work including change controls.
Measure project performance utilizing appropriate tools and techniques to monitor progress; identify and quantify variances, complete any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
Implement approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events.
Improve project team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training and motivating to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency and boost morale.
Support larger project initiatives working under the direction of higher management.
Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and responsibility of each team member, to effectively coordinate team activities.
Supervisory/ Managerial Responsibilities: Supervisory, leadership of people in all work activities
Education and Experience Required: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years' proven general management, project analysis or project management experience,
OR in lieu of a degree,
A combined minimum of 5 years' higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 3 years' proven general management, project analysis or project management experience including a minimum of 2 years' is project management experience.
Proficiency with personal computers as well as pertinent software packages.