Back to Job Search

Project Manager 1 - IT

Posted 8 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 19 October 2022
  • Referral: 216554@accuick.com

Job Description: 

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related experience in management of projects of moderate size/complexity with limited performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, tracking, and budgeting, or combination of education and relevant experience. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Polished written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences. 

  • Ability to successfully manage five or more simultaneous Client-facing projects with unique stakeholders. 

  • Ability to communicate complex project, process or technical information to Client stakeholders in clear, non-technical language that is easy for the client to consume. 

  • Ability to address risks, client stakeholder concerns, scope change requests and date slippage, etc. with diplomacy and provide guidance to the client on options and recommended resolution. 

  • Ability to hold clients accountable for client deliverables and manage client-side slippages and change requests resulting in additional cost or time impact. 

  • Ability to manage projects and resources at a detailed level to ensure that all work is being delivered to schedule, recognizing that slippages have an impact on parallel projects and the program as a whole. 

  • Ability to lead a remote team in different locations and build strong team culture. 

  • Ability to productively engage and influence cross-functional teams. 

  • Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, and problem-solving skills in a variety of situations. 

  • High comfort level with Google Drive, Smartsheet’s ProJet Plans, Forms and Dashboards, Visio and Microsoft PowerPoint. 

  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new tools and processes to support project improvements and efficiencies. 

Certifications and Licenses: 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified completion of a Project Management Certificate program, or certification in process. (Desired, not required) 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: 

  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, and grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds. 

  • Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand. 

  • Rarely use a telephone, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully. 

  • Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job. 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of related experience in management of projects of moderate size/complexity with limited performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, tracking, and budgeting, or combination of education and relevant experience 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Polished written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences. 

  • Ability to successfully manage five or more simultaneous Client-facing projects with unique stakeholders. 

  • Ability to communicate complex project, process or technical information to Client stakeholders in clear, non-technical language that is easy for the client to consume. 

  • Ability to address risks, client stakeholder concerns, scope change requests and date slippage, etc. with diplomacy and provide guidance to the client on options and recommended resolution. 

  • Ability to hold clients accountable for client deliverables and manage client-side slippages and change requests resulting in additional cost or time impact. 

  • Ability to manage projects and resources at a detailed level to ensure that all work is being delivered to schedule, recognizing that slippages have an impact on parallel projects and the program as a whole. 

  • Ability to lead a remote team in different locations and build strong team culture. 

  • Ability to productively engage and influence cross-functional teams. 

  • Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, and problem-solving skills in a variety of situations. 

  • High comfort level with Google Drive, Smartsheet’s Project Plans, Forms and Dashboards, Visio and Microsoft PowerPoint. 

  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new tools and processes to support project improvements and efficiencies. 

Certifications and Licenses: 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified completion of a Project Management Certificate program, or certification in process. (Desired, not required) 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*: 

  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, and grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds. 

  • Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand 

  • Rarely use a telephone, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully. 

  • Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job. 

WORK STANDARDS: 

  • When conducting university business, must comply with the California Vehicle Code and Client driving requirements. 

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Client colleagues and clients and with external organizations. 

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviours based on training and lessons learned. 

  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.