Project Manager

Dearborn, MI

Post Date: 09/13/2017 Job ID: 22755 Category: Professional

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manages large complex/multiple projects in assigned department.
  • Manages the plan, design, development, implementation and/or support of complex mainframe and/or distributed information systems or corporate projects.
  • Develops business models, cost/benefit analysis, and recommends strategies.
  • Coordinates project activities and resources with other company initiatives.
  • Coordinates and defines technical/business requirements needed to complete project objectives and translates requirements to detailed specifications including budgetary projections.
  • Ensures functional, business and/or technical design supports project/customer requirements and complies with technology plan and existing architecture and/or defined corporate business standards.
  • Negotiates contracts with outside vendors and manages vendor relationships.
  • Provides guidance and training to team members and identifies opportunities to improve team performance and effectiveness.
  • May provide guidance to project team leaders in defining measurements and measurement tools to track the achievement of project objectives.
  • Assists Project/Program/Portfolio Directors and Managers in ensuring systems and/or business plans are developed and documented in accordance with quality control standards.
  • Prepares project status reports and variance analysis to ensure project remains on schedule and within budget.
  • Evaluates project's success at completion of project based on achievement of benefits and value proposition assessment.
  • Defines personnel in the development of project charters, value propositions, risk action plans, work plans and estimates for large complex projects and serves as a subject matter expert and consultant to mentor/coach team leaders in the use of project management concepts, tools and techniques.

Experience:
  • Development of user requirements.
  • Leading a diverse project technology team.
  • Experience in a multi-state sales distribution environment.
  • Marketing.
  • Marketing Analytics.
  • Surveys & Statistical Analysis.
  • Research & Analytics.
  • Experience leading a diverse project technology team.
  • Experience in a multi-state sales distribution environment.
  • Project planning and management (methods, tools and techniques).
  • Staffing, coordinating, and leading large technology and/or business project teams.
  • Evaluating a complex system and/or business process and understanding the interdependencies between components.
  • Evaluating state-of-the-art hardware and software products.
  • Total quality processes and quality problem solving tools.
  • Developing and negotiating contracts with vendors.
  • Preparing business plans, value propositions/charters and proposals for long range strategic initiatives/strategic plans.
  • Performing a variety of high level technology and/or management consulting activities.
  • Cost/benefit analysis.

Work Environment:
  • Works indoors in a temperature controlled office environment.

Required Qualifications
(these are the minimum requirements to qualify):
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration and a minimum of three years project leadership/management experience; or
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Designation and a minimum of three years project leadership/management experience; or
  • Applicable professional certification or technology designation and a minimum of three years project management experience.

Qualifications:
  • Excellent presentation, persuasion and interpersonal skills (at the middle/senior management level) to include report/proposal preparation and presentation.

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