Apex Systems Project Manager in Lansing, Michigan
Project Manager in Lansing, MI at APEX Systems
Date Posted: 10/11/2018
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Project Management Office (PMO)
Up to 4 year(s)
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Job Description Job #: 903618
The individuals filling this role will be expected to be capable of leading a variety of projects in large complex enterprise or government environments
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Project Leadership
Leads and directs small to medium sized high-priority projects, which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration and interaction with customer executives
Interfaces with customer management on a regular basis
Presents project status and issues to customer personnel through formal presentations
Conducts regular meetings with executives documenting current status of project including technical, schedule and financial issues that may be present
Coaches and mentors new project managers and/or contractors on established project management processes
Manages projects from original concept through final implementation. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, distributors, and vendors
Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables
Responsible for all aspects of the project over the entire project life cycle life (initiate, plan, execute, control, close)
Responsible for developing a schedule to ensure timely completion of the project
Manages financial aspects of the project against assigned budgets
Overall responsibility for the project
Assist and review all Startup and Planning documents
Manages the scope, risks, issues, deliverables, and schedule of individual project tasks
Attend the Executive Committee meetings and provide project status updates
Monitoring team dynamics and team accountability related to delivery commitments
Assigning project tasks and coordinate resources, including the review of individual issues and concerns (e.g., vacation and time-off requests) and resolving or escalating such issues as needed
Managing (e.g., tracking, updating, reviewing) the dashboard and executive reports using metric data
Establishing and enforcing the use of the project’s Change Control process
Establishing and enforcing the use of the project’s Communication Plan
Establishing and enforcing the use of the project’s Quality Plan
Presenting details of the project Risk Management Strategy to the Steering Committee
Reviews and edits Statements of Work or proposals generated by the technical team
Assists proposal generation process
Identifies and documents potential sales opportunities at customer sites
Communicates customer needs and desires with the assigned Business Development Executive
Responsible for maintaining relationships with customer personnel to ensure contract renewals occur
Project Management Office
Supports the development and expansion of internal Project Management Office
Implements policies and system controls to ensure the successful management and reporting of all corporate initiatives related to the PMO
- Performs weekly time entry in accordance with established time reporting requirements
- Continues professional development through attendance at meeting, professional seminars and conferences
Provide superior client service.
Provide superior employee management.
Contribute to the growth of the company.
Enhance own professional and personal skills.
Meet assigned financial targets.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education Requirements
- Required: Bachelor’s degree plus two to four years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, Preferred: Master’s Degree, PMI Certification, related experience utilizing Agile methodologies
Technical and administrative aspects of all phases of project management, including management of information systems used to develop construction projects and preparation of engineering design plans
All related codes, guidelines and regulations necessary for a variety of information technology projects
How to facilitate and communicate in a multidisciplinary environment.
Interpret regulations and to communicate with others; create project schedules using Microsoft Project
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, stakeholders and the general public
Demonstrate proficiency in both oral and written communication
Operate computers using standard word processing, spreadsheet, as well as related Microsoft Project software.
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178