(1912176671) Junior Project Manager Stillwater, MN

Location: Stillwater, MN
Date Posted: 10-13-2016
Position: (1912176671) Junior Project Manager
Location: Stillwater, MN
Duration: 12 Months
Position: #1912176671
 
Junior Project Manager refresh/equipment migration
 
Key Job skills requirements:
 
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience providing project management leadership hardware refresh projects.
  • Leadership experience of large-scale including planning, design and execution phases for critical workload migration and consolidation projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skill
  • Develops and administers budgets, schedules, and performance standards.
 
Key Qualifications: 
  • Five years’ experience managing medium complexity projects, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
Skills required include:
  • good verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and ability to work in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Leadership experience of medium-scale tech turn projects
 
Profile:
  • Provides direction to technical resources based on general policies and management guidance.
  • Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
  • Interprets and executes policies and procedures that typically affect subordinate organizational units.
  • Recommends modifications to operating policies.
  • Teams with the technical staff to ensure the scheduling and completion of the migration of user applications and data from the existing user equipment to the new equipment is accomplished to meet the client needs.
  • Incumbents in this classification are responsible for the successful planning and implementation of assigned contracts where success criteria include meeting cost, schedule, performance and quality requirements for designated client personnel.
  • Role Purpose Develops, defines and executes project plans, schedules, budgets and deliverables on medium sized engagements, projects and sub-projects/ Monitors the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with external customers or field-based employees on technical matters, as needed.
  • Assigns and monitors work of technical staff and management support and direction.
 
Key Responsibilities/Outcomes:
Leadership:
  • Builds and maintains high team morale, positively cascades all organizational communications.
  • Brings together cross-functional team members and fosters a collaborative approach to delivery.
  • Resolves conflict by addressing issues between others before it escalates and impedes the achievement of project outcomes.
  • Continually assesses project team capabilities against the demands placed on it.
  • Provides updates to the Senior Program Manager regarding poor performance or schedule slippages.
  • Considers the ideas and opinions of others but accepts responsibility for the final decision without excuse.
 
Manage Change:
  • Manages changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs using appropriate verification techniques to keep the project plan accurate, updated, and reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, facilitates client acceptance of the scope change.
  • Coordinates the assessment of the impact with the senior Program Manager that the change will have on people, processes, and systems and develops and adapts these areas to support the change.
  • Understands the implications of changes internally and externally to the project and acts to ensure that it is aligned with these changes.
 
Risk Management:
  • Documents risks, assumptions, and constraints using historical data and expert judgment in order to understand project limitations.
  • Implements actions required to avoid or mitigate project risk events to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
  • Anticipates and manages risks associated with change through appropriate contingency planning.
 
Monitor and Control Project Work:
  • Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Adjusts schedules to accommodate changing requirements within established deadlines.
  • Forecasts and tracks costs and revenue to meet project objectives and effectively utilize resources.
  • Demonstrates creativity when developing solutions considering the long-term impact.
  • Handles multiple priorities by effectively prioritizing based on importance and impact.
  • Manages all aspects to ensure smooth operational hand-over on completion of the project.
 
Communications:
  • Ensures a common understanding by setting expectations using the Project Plan to align the stakeholders and team members and to ensure team buy-in.
  • Selects the most effective type and medium for communicating message, communicating in person wherever possible.
  • Communicates a sense of urgency when dealing with client issues.
  • Is able to clearly articulate the connection between the client’s business issues and appropriate technology solutions..
 
Contact : Samuel McClain
samuel.mcclain@technosoftcorp.com
Office - 248-603-2675
Mobile - 248-885-6685
 


At least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or an equivalent in education is required for this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Samuel McClain
Technical Recruiter, Technosoft Corporation
Technosoft Corporation
28411 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 640
Southfield, MI 48034
Office - 248-603-2675
Mobile - 248-885-6685
samuel.mcclain@technosoftcorp.com
www.technosoftcorp.com
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