Job Description :
Project Manager

6 months

New York , NY

Description:

Develops, in conjunction with the Project Sponsor, a definition of the project, ensures that the project is delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standard (within agreed specifications) and is effectively resourced. The Project Manager is also responsible for managing relationships with a wide range of groups (including all project contributors), managing the work of consultants, allocating and using resources in an efficient manner and maintaining a co-operative, motivated and successful team.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:

1. Be accountable for overall project success across the portfolio. This duty is performed daily, about 70% of the time.
2. Manage team performance, training, and mentoring on projects. This duty is performed daily, about 30% of the time.
3. Manage stakeholder engagement and expectations. This duty is performed daily, about 20% of the time.
4. Ensure effective performance tracking and management across the portfolio. This duty is performed weekly, about 10% of the time.
5. Capture and report project status and metrics. This duty is performed weekly, about 10% of the time.
6. Assess and prioritize projects within the enterprise portfolio; assist in allocating resources across the enterprise to maximize project portfolio returns. This duty is performed weekly, about 5% of the time.
7. Manage the project schedule, scope, budget and quality so they align with leadership expectations. This duty is performed irregularly, about 70% of the time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Four year college degree, or equivalent experience resulting in broad knowledge of a field related to the job, such as accounting, marketing, business administration, agriculture etc,

4 years related experience and/or training, and 12 to 18 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and understand common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents; Ability to respond to complex or difficult inquiries or complaints
from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios,
and proportions to practical situations.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Under administrative direction, setting up own standard of performance. Virtually self-supervising. Reports to senior management of the organization.

SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED:

Advanced: Presentation/PowerPoint, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing