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Project Manager - NEEDED NOW!!

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Company: CDI Corporation
Job Type Name: Science and Research Jobs
Date Updated: 2014-07-30
Job Number: 19481615
Job Title: Project Manager - NEEDED NOW!!
Job Description: WHY WAIT? Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity? This may be your lucky day! It is time for a change and CDI can help! We have an immediate need for a Project Manager. Job Description: Primary Function The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for day-to-day management and execution of multiple projects through the project lifecycle. The PM is responsible to define and deliver within the agreed budget, scope and timelines and manages issues and risks through the project lifecycle. The PM is responsible for articulating project status and managing expectations. The PM will work collaboratively with functional business areas to achieve agreed project objectives, milestones and deliverables and ensure implemented solutions are of quality. The PM can be assigned to assist in advising / coaching the work of Project Leader / Sr. Project Leader team members. This role should seek to contribute to improvements for the Project Management Discipline. Job Responsibilities and Activities Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities. Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope. Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to customer. Effectively applies project methodology and enforces project standards. Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures. Minimizes exposure and risk on project and ensures appropriately action. Manages, resolves and escalates, as appropriate, issues to ensure high quality deliverables Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately. Manages project budget and tracks team hours and expenses. Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project. Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization Competencies Thought Leadership Make Sound Decisions: Focuses on important information without getting bogged down in unnecessary detail. Probes and looks past symptoms to determine the underlying causes of problems and issues. Brings to bear the appropriate knowledge, information, and expertise in making decisions. Makes decisions in the face of uncertainty. ? Use Financial Data: Makes prudent decisions regarding expenditures. Draws accurate conclusions from financial and quantitative information. Accurately forecasts costs and revenues. Summarizes and uses financial performance data to provide useable feedback and clearly communicate results. Results Leadership ? Build Realistic Plans: Identifies action steps needed to accomplish objectives. Prepares realistic estimates of resource requirements (e.g., budget, headcount) needed to accomplish team or work group objectives. ? Manage Execution: Conveys clear expectations for assignments. Delegates assignments to the lowest appropriate level. Monitors progress of others and redirects efforts when goals change or are not met. Holds people accountable for achieving their goals. Show Drive and Initiative: Does not easily give up in the face of unexpected obstacles. Sets high standards of performance for self and others. Puts in extra effort and work to accomplish critical or difficult tasks. Tackles tough challenges or problems quickly and directly. People Leadership ? Motivate Others: Conveys confidence in others ability to do their best. Encourages others to set challenging goals and high standards of performance. Fosters a sense of energy, ownership, and personal commitment to the work. Celebrates and rewards significant achievements of others. Develop Others: Identifies the qualifications required for successful job performance. Provides honest, helpful feedback to others on their performance. Helps other identify and prioritize their development objectives. Promotes sharing of expertise and a free flow of learning across the organization. Foster Open Communication: Conveys spoken information clearly and concisely. Listens carefully and attentively to others opinions and ideas. Encourages others to share information and viewpoints frankly and openly. Proactively shares timely updates and information with relevant parties. Personal Leadership ? Establish Trust: Shows consistency between words and actions. Treats others fairly and consistently. Accepts responsibility for ones own performance and actions. Confronts actions that are or border on the unethical. Job Requirements Education, Certification, and Relevant Experience Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline preferred. 6-8 years relevant work experience Preferred work experience in project management Preferred PMP certification Ability to handle multiple assignments/projects concurrently Ability to follow a project methodology Demonstrates strong public speaking and presentation skills Clearly demonstrates functional/technical expertise or people coaching/mentoring abilities Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong customer focus and demonstrated ability to work in geographically dispersed teams Ability to manage competing priorities Must have strong computer skills and be proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications TAKE ACTION! Why wait another day? It is time to act! APPLY NOW and join the CDI team TODAY!!!df-mn

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State: Missouri
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