Project Manager

Portland, Oregon


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Job Id: 61473

Project Manager
This position is responsible for leading individual projects, or managing sub – segments of the Project Management Office Competency Center. Individual is responsible for recommending personnel functions within area of responsibility, assist in setting project and/or organization priorities, managing resources, providing input to and managing project or departmental expense budgets.

Project Manager Responsibilities
Adapts effectively to changing cultures and organizational structures, new procedures, or systems, and effectively leads and interacts with different types/levels of personnel.
Continuous development of knowledge within profession and industry by understanding industry and business units within the organization.
Empower subordinates by allocating decision-making authority and task responsibilities to appropriate individuals.
Establishes project priorities/risk identification, differentiating levels of urgency.
Identifies project/team and or individual trends in performance strengths and weaknesses.
Maintains Project Management competency by continuous monitoring of trends and new techniques within professional area.
Mentors and cross-trains PMOCC personnel.
Provides thought leadership in the establishment and development of project base line budgets, schedules, project engineering, and resource management and allocation, in individual and group situations.
Sets individual project goals that are consistent with business objectives.
Works effectively with customer/project/departmental personnel or those outside the formal line of authority to accomplish project/departmental goals.

Project Manager Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field.
PMI or PMP certification preferred.
5-7 years of experience required.
Demonstrated competency in the nine project management knowledge areas required (Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resource, Communications, Risk, and Procurement Management).

Compensation: $60-62/hr. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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