Our client is seeking a Project Manager to join their team in San Francisco, California. We are undergoing an initiative aimed at increasing our speed to market, improve our internal processes, and overall redesign ways of working to strengthen our brands for the long term. This team will have large exposure to the C-Suite as well as new business initiatives as we implement new practices.
This position responsibilities include the coordination and completion of the transformation project, ensuring a global alignment on time and budget. Must navigate and agree deadlines with stakeholders, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.
Project Manager Responsibilities
Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
Ensure resource availability and allocation.
Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
Report and escalate to management as needed.
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project.
Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels.
Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis.
Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members.
Use and continually develop leadership skills.
Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency.
Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Project Manager Qualifications
5 years of experience in Business Transformation and PMP Initiatives.
Familiar with PMO Tools, practices and IT systems. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Local candidates only.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
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