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May 22, 2018

Metro Detroit

Freelance

Agent: Brandon A.

Job #: 133192

Job Description

Vitamin T is currently in search of a Project Manager for our client in Metro Detroit. This is an onsite freelance role!

Responsibilities 

  • Ensure projects are completed on time, on budget, within scope, and of the highest overall quality, identifying and implementing corrective action plans
  • Improve the profitability of projects through process improvement and process management with the project and project team
  • Provide resourcing and burn reporting to executive team members to help ensure resources and efforts are correctly aligned
  • Collaborate with clients to analyze business opportunities and problems, and develop project proposal which include proposed solutions, strategic rationale and cost/benefit analyses, success measures, broad implications, milestones, critical success factors, initial risk assessments, and alternatives considered
  • Create documents such as resource plans, project schedules, work breakdown structures, release/iteration plans, communication plans, risk management plans, issues logs, and action and decision logs
  • Demonstrates mastery in detecting and mitigating risks, as well as implementing appropriate risk mitigation strategies, effectively use a big picture viewpoint to identify and negotiate adjustments to allocation of work across different releases and/or phases, and remove barriers
  • Maintain project org charts and provide calendar support, scheduling managing logistics of meetings, prepare and distribute minutes, follows up on any next steps to assure completion
  • Oversee quality review process. Facilitates and contributes to lessons learned reviews with project teams. Recommends and/or implements process improvements based on findings
  • Strong soft skills facilitating collaboration, building strong relationships, promoting high levels of team work/synergy, and model's excellent customer service skills in all interactions
  • Excellent general leadership with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including ability to effectively customize approach for each project based upon business problem, technology requirements, complexity, and scale, as well as effectively manage shifting priorities, demands, and timelines
  • Utilize excellent verbal and written communication skills to manage client expectations and articulate and explain complex technical concepts to non-technical individuals
  • Determine and implement reporting and communication strategies. Skilled at negotiating commitments among various Clients and possesses strong meeting facilitation skills
  • Identify and coordinate teams and skillsets to best complete a project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to articulate and explain complex technical concepts to non-technical individuals, and to determine and implement reporting and communication strategies
  • Uses persuasion and tact in orchestrating project objectives and direction, as well as project team. Skilled at negotiating commitments among various stakeholders and possesses strong meeting facilitation skills

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