Project Manager

New Jersey, Bergen-Passaic

Posted: 08/20/2018 Industry: Other (HR, Admin, Mkt, Sales) Job Number: 12011

LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY! LOCAL IS DEFINED AS A COMMUTABLE DISTANCE DAILY. NOT INTERESTED IN THE CANDIDATES THAT WILL MOVE FOR DURATION OF PROJECT.

Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Project Manager for a 12 month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.

Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)

Under general supervision, responsible for leading and direction of low-complexity projects. Responsibility for all aspects of the project from initiation to completion.

Key areas of responsibility

Responsible for assembling a project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project.
Record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders to establish the project deliverables.
Responsible for project budget estimation, monitoring, and attainment throughout the project lifecycle.
Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the project plan to align the stakeholders and team members.
Lead the identification, assessment, monitoring, and closure of project risks throughout the project lifecycle.
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques to keep the project plan accurate, updated, and reflective of authorized changes to facilitate customer acceptance.
Responsible to improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading and motivating to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
May coordinate the activities of one or more exempt and/or non-exempt employees.
Education / work experience

BA or BS (emphasis in management or related discipline preferred) or equivalent.
Minimum of 3 years demonstrated project management experience in at least one discipline (Finance, Procurement, IS, R&D, Operations, etc.) preferred.

Knowledge / competencies

Must be able to analyze and correct process and/or system issues using independent judgment.
Excellent interpersonal communication and collaborative teamwork skills.
Ability to generate and explain detailed schedules and performance objectives.
Demonstrated experience in presenting to mid-level management
Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately.
Utilize proper software to maintain project records such as PPM system, MS Office, SharePoint, or Visio.
Strong data analytic skills with recent hands on experience with Power BI (Preferred) or other Reporting and Data Visualization Tools (i.E. SAP Business Objects, Tableau, MS SSRS/SSAS)
Experience managing data sets to extract, transform and load (ETL) either through manual manipulation or tool usage
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