Project Manager

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $71 - $74 per hour
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job description

Project Manager

job summary:
Responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders/sponsor's needs and deliver on desired outcomes.

 
location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $71 - 74 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them.
  • Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues.
  • Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions.
  • Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis.
  • Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk.
  • Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them.
  • Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required.
  • Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis.
  • Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects.
 
qualifications:
  • Procurement background required - not just buying experience
  • Project Managing experience - delivering and managing something on their own, ability to drive strategy
  • Supplier interaction experience - knows how to spot a good supplier vs a bad supplier
  • Material experience is good to have
 
skills:
  • Degree required for position - Business, Engineering okay
  • Microsoft Office - MS Project
  • Oracle would be a plus, ERP system experience

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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