Project Manager (PMP) with MS Office/Visio, quality management and university/education experience
Location: Clemson, SC
Duration: 6 Months
DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages the project activities for time and cost estimates, development and / or implementation of new systems, creation of detailed and accurate project descriptions and functional and technical specifications.
• Formulates project scope and objective statement. Identifies the approach through developing and managing a project plan to ensure complettion of the project on time and within budget. Manages resources for the project, including utilization of team reormulate project scope and objective statement.
Determines and evaluates risks that may affect the project and implements a risk mitigation strategy. Conducts periodic project risk assessments and takes appropriate action to address the risks.
• Creates quality management plans; oversees project design to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, and university’s criteria, codes, and regulations.
• Documents all aspects of project development and keeps team informed of overall progress. Reports status, progress and issues to University administration, faculty, staff and students. Assures that the appropriate communication and coordination takes place with all areas of CCIT.
• Reviews requests and recommends changes from original specifications with project sponsor, project team, or stakeholders. Reviews progress and status of all projects and identifies specific activities to be performed to ensure project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks are completed according to project deadline.
REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS (WRITTEN AND ORAL), ADAPTABILITY, FLEXIBILITY, SELF-MOTIVATION, PROBLEM SOLVING, ANALYTICAL THINKING, TIME MANAGEMENT, ABILITY TO WORK EFFECTIVELY IN A STRESSFUL ENVIRONMENT
PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
ABILITY TO PLAN A LARGE COMPLEX UNDERTAKING AND EFFECTIVELY FOCUS THE EFFORTS OF A GROUP TO EXECUTE THE PLAN. ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE WITH LARGE OR SMALL GROUPS OF PEOPLE THROUGH WRITTEN OR SPOKEN COMMUNICATION. ABILITY TO NEGOTIATE AND MANAGE CHANGE. ABILITY TO IDENTIFY TRAINING NEEDS FOR STAFF AND ASSIGN STAFF TO PROJECTS BASED ON NEED. GOOD MOTIVATIONAL SKILLS AND DECISIVE ACTIONS. ABILITY TO LEAD A TEAM BY SETTING GOOD EXAMPLES. ABILITY TO ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO GENERATE NEW IDEAS. KNOWLEDGE OF HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE PROGRAMS. MUST BE ABLE TO ASSIST IN DETERMINING SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE IN PLANNING.
REQUIRED EDUCATION: A bachelors degree and experience in managing large projects with moderate complexity and risk.
Preferred: A bachelors or masters degree in a technical or management area. Experience in managing. Experience in managing staff, project planning and implementation, application design and providing technical expertise. Experience in determining time/cost estimates. Project Management Certification preferred.