Rochester Jobs

AP Professionals Published: September 28, 2017 (22 days ago)
Location
Rochester
Job Type
Category

Description

 

Project Manager

 

Direct hire, Victor location, 90 - 100K; must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder 

In this predominantly internally facing role, the Project Manager will take the lead on multiple projects varying in size, complexity, and type, and manage them through the full lifecycle. Part of a growing Project Management Office (PMO) team, the Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management, performance, and reporting of all allocated projects and tasks.

 

Key Responsibilities 

Planning, Execution & Delivery

  • Produce compelling business cases and Project Initiation Documentation
  • Develop appropriate project estimates and plans to execute the project from start to finish
  • Update project plans using a range of intelligence including meeting outputs, management reports and workshops
  • Ensure stakeholder requirements are captured accurately and completely
  • Ensure deliverables are produced to the right standard, including the creation and maintenance of project documentation
  • Co-ordinate day-to-day activities ensuring that the project is running on time and to budget
  • Ensure the projects under your control are correctly resourced throughout the lifecycle
  • Work with the PMO to ensure the project is set up to succeed and the correct governance and controls are in place
  • Ensure projects are correctly closed down including completion of lessons learned, required documentation and controlled handover to the business

Maintaining Control

  • Regular identification, management and reporting of project risk in accordance with the Group Risk Management Framework
  • Monitor projects on an ongoing basis, evaluating progress/quality, driving issue resolution
  • Handle change requests in a controlled manner
  • Monitor financial delivery, including the production and analysis of financial reports to identify opportunities and avoid overspend
  • Set up Benefits Realisation Management measures and track progress against them
  • Understand and communicate key internal and external assumptions and dependencies
  • Identify and develop action plans to close gaps
  • Report progress and deviations in accordance with standard reporting processes

Building & Leading Effective Project Teams

  • Motivate and energize the project team
  • Use problem-solving, critical thinking skills, and independent thinking to overcome challenges
  • Adapt to cultural and organisational climates across global teams
  • Optimize experiences and relationships with project team members through coaching and development
  • Promote excellent communication between project resources and key stakeholders, and advocate the role of the PMO

 

Experience 

  • Experience in implementing strategic IT projects required
  • Experience of stakeholder identification and management, and leading those affected through the change required
  • Experience with e-procurement applications (Coupa) preferred
  • Experience of working within a global organization

 

Knowledge/ Skills /Abilities

  • Competent in managing the six aspects of a project, i.e. scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality and resources.
  • An expert in planning and estimating
  • Enjoys taking responsibility; decisive
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Motivated by achieving set goals and targets, likes to see a project through to the end
  • Highly organized and action-focused with ability to meet internal deadlines, works well under pressure
  • Resourceful; excellent problem solving skills and methods
  • Approachable and able to command respect and trust; ability to motivate and encourage others
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, in particular strong presentation and persuasive writing
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