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Rock Family of Companies Project Manager in Detroit, Michigan

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, information technology or equivalent work experience

  • 2 years of project management experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization,includingwith executive leadership

  • Tactful diplomat, problem solver, thinker and analyzer

  • Ability to understand and respond to clients' needs in rapidly changing business environments

  • Demonstrated ability to handle aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple responsibilities

  • Experience with planning, organizing and establishing priorities to achieve results

  • Proven experience with Microsoft Project oranequivalent project scheduling tool

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to assess problems and solve them with a strong sense of urgency while thinking strategically and focusing on business growth

  • Proficiency in communicating and breaking down higher-level, complex business strategy

  • Project Management Professional certification or the equivalent

  • Agile and/or product development lifecycle experience

Job Summary

The Project Manager connects business strategy to execution. They manage the scope, schedule, communication and delivery of key business outcomes by coordinating teams across the enterprise.

Responsibilities

  • Manage scope by guiding the project creation and management of the vision, objectives, outcomes and high-level work breakdown

  • Manage scheduling and milestones by developing and maintaining a comprehensive plan aligned to the priority goals

  • Identifykey project success metrics and qualitative success criteria

  • Manage project quality byensuring plans are uptodate in a rapidly changing work environment

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date artifacts related to the phases of the project management lifecycle

  • Manage communications by defining engaging and advising stakeholders on execution and progress

  • Manage roles and responsibilities by identifying, documenting and engaging the right roles for the delivery of work within scope

  • Identify and document how project scope impacts business process or technology architecture

  • Manage risks and issues by identifying and escalating decisions at all levels to achieve results

Who We Are

Rock Central is a Detroit-based professional services company obsessed with delivering innovative, effective solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients. From legal and finance to technology and public relations, our expertise spans from executive consulting all the way to tactical implementation. We thrive at the intersection of people, process and technology and empower our partners to unleash the maximum potential of their business through unmatched partnership and the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup. From the smallest venture to the largest enterprises, we believe having an impact is never a question – it’s part of our DNA.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.

The Rock Family of Companies uses world-class recruiting and talent management teams to help each member organization recruit the best and brightest. If you’re looking for the next step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.

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