Project Manager 3 # JN -062021-65044

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Industry: Business Analyst / Project Manager
Job Number: JN -062021-65044

Job Description:

Summary: 

  • Responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders/sponsor’s needs and deliver on desired outcomes. 

 

Education/ Experience: 

  • High School Degree and Bachelors degree in an IT-related discipline or equivalent work experience required. 
  • PMP certification preferred. 
  • 6 to 8 years experience managing projects 

 

Skills and Competencies. 

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals. Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics. 
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis. 
  • Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio. Highly organized with good time management skills. 
  • Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail 

 

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them 
  • Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues. Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions 
  • Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis. Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk
  • Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them.
  • Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required. Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis
  • Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects


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