Project Manager

Job Description:

We are seeking experienced contract project managers that have a proven track record in delivering successful projects. Traditional expectations include the skills and experience necessary to complete a project on time, within budget, and meeting the quality criteria and requirements. At the Center for Project Management we bring over 30 years of experience in project management professional services, education, coaching, methodologies and industry thought leadership. We have earned our reputation and our team members must strive for excellence, welcome accountability and thrive in environments that require successful project delivery under challenging constraints.

Key skills:

  • Facilitate your project team in performing project initiation and planning activities
  • During execution, day-to-day responsibility for the project:
    • Plan, estimate, schedule
    • Coordinate, facilitate and orchestrate
    • Lead the project team
    • Influence the project’s direction
    • Resolve issues/deal with changes
    • Track project progress
    • Report project status

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to travel
  • PMP certification
  • Knowledge and experience working in Agile, Lean and Six Sigma project environments is preferred but not required
  • At least 4 years of project management experience in a contracting environment or in a consulting services environment
  • A great attitude, sense of humor and creativity
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent phone etiquette
  • Highly professional and polished
  • Ability to work and make decisions with minimal supervision
  • Highly proficient computer skills including Microsoft Project or equivalent, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and web-based meeting tools

 

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • PMP Certification

 

Compensation:

  • Commensurate with experience

 

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