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Sr. Project Manager

Location : Pittsburgh, PA
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Sr. Project Manager

Pittsburgh, PA


Position Summary:

Own and lead projects from concept to on time completion utilizing project management methods; additionally, support the Operations Manager on larger scale programs and projects from concept to completion on time. This position is responsible for project controls, key performance measures (KPI’s), training, account management, and client’s managed program systems. Individuals may be developed and mentored into leadership roles that provide support to various administrative and operations management positions. Works independently.


Primary Duties:

·       Own the planning and implementation of a program/project by building detailed project plans which include timelines, scheduling, logistics, purchasing and training plans.

·       Leading cross functional project team meetings to communicate project status while escalating risks and concerns; in addition, supports the Operations Manager on these duties related to larger projects

·       Ensure project schedules effectively allocate the resources

·       Coordinates the management of day-to-day operational aspects of a project

·       Prioritize project tasks

·       Apply project management principles, establish tracking metrics, and deliver commitments to the business on time and on budget while minimizing risk

·       Support the change management process and own the communications plans throughout the entire cycle of a project

·       Assembles and approves deliverables prepared before passing to client

·       Facilitates team and client meetings effectively

·       Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change

·       Conducts effective performance evaluations and mentors those with less experience

·       Trains others through both formal and informal training programs

·       Prepares status reports of project

·       Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor

·       Possesses a thorough understanding of our capabilities, identifies business development and "add-on" sales opportunities as they relate to line of business

·       Effectively conveys our message in written and verbal business development discussions

·       Proficient in estimating, planning, scheduling, cost control and metrics

Required Qualifications :

Minimum Required Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree required

·       PMP required

·       Six Sigma certification a plus

·       5-7 years in related field required

·       Extensive experience in specialty services preferred (painting, insulation, scaffolding, etc)

·       Able to deliver engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.

·       Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application

·       Ability to demonstrate conflict resolution and strong critical thinking skills

·       Ability to interface with various levels of management, customers, and parts of operations

·       Excellent interpersonal, public speaking, and written and verbal communication skills

·       Proficient with business technical writing and modeling presentations

·       Ability to manage multiple projects and effectively meet deadlines

·       Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment in interpreting and applying company policies to issues and problems

·       Comfortable with language barriers or constraints; bilingual language skills are a plus

·       Travel required to some regional offices or jobsites


Behavioral Attributes:

·       Communicator:  Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and articulate ideas and actionable recommendations

·       Team Player:  Loves being part of a team, both leading and serving; demonstrated deep commitment to colleagues

·       Humble & Driven:  Confidence without arrogance; driven to continually “up their game" regardless of prior successes

·       Unparalleled Integrity:  In good times and bad; takes ownership for mistakes; delivers tough messages directly; doesn’t “back-channel”

·       Action Oriented:  "Can do" and "does do" attitude; authentically engaged with people and situations

·       Accountable:  Commits to stretch goals and delivers; holds self to highest performance standards

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