Junior Project Manager

Birmingham, AL

Post Date: 04/06/2017 Job ID: 9685816
Role: Junior Project Manager
Location: Birmingham, AL
Duration: Contract
 
JOB SUMMARY:  
 
JOB REQUIREMENTS: (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills)
  • Bachelor' s degree in related field highly desirable
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience managing low to medium complexity IT infrastructure and/or telecommunications projects in a matrix resource environment
  • Project Management Professional (CAPM) certification preferred
  • Knowledge of PMI based project management competency areas and methodologies and experience applying these methods to manage successful projects
  • Analytical skills are required to effectively manage activities related to budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, process management, risk management, quality control and reporting.
  • Proven ability and determination to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and experience, leveraging these skills to interact with all levels of management
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Project
 
MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead and provide work direction to a project team to determine project scope, devise and maintain a workable plan, and to develop and deploy the solution in accordance with the needs of the project.
  • Serve as project communication clearing house for all formal project status reporting
  • Develop and maintain all project manager deliverables throughout the project lifecycle
  • Identify project risk, develop a project risk management plan and actively manage risk throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Manage interaction between the customer, vendors, and the internal project team to ensure that appropriate relationships exist to produce positive project outcomes
  • Manage the project change control process, status reporting, project estimating, monthly cost accounting and vendor invoice processing
  • Develops and/or monitors vendor deliverables in compliance with binding statements of work.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Occasional travel required; < 25%

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