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Project Manager

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Information:

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the direction, coordination, implantation, execution, control and completion of all assigned projects while managing risk and maintaining financial responsibility.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Facilitates the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables.
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
  • Helps develop and implement a standard PMI based methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Manages project budget and resource allocation.
  • Manages project budget
  • Effectively resolves and/or escalates issues on a timely basis.
  • Minimizes our exposure and risk on projects.
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner; articulate, well-spoken and clear.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively.
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite required.  Knowledge of Visio and SQL preferred.
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics.
  • Highly organized

Required Experience, Training and Special Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Large project management experience
  • 4+ years related experience preferred.
  • Project Management Certification preferred.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects, meet established deadlines and change as business needs require.
  • Good negotiation skills with customer-oriented attitude.
  • Technical aptitude; telecommunications experience a plus.
  • Highly self motivated and directed.

Posted 04/24/18

Job ID: 40579782