Project Manager

Michigan, Kalamazoo-Battle Creek

Posted: 08/12/2019 Industry: Other (HR, Admin, Mkt, Sales) Job Number: 13426

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)

Manages the entire project lifecycle from project definition through implementation. Accountable for meeting agreed upon scope, cost, schedule and quality measures. Develops project plan and drives project milestones. Establishes effective communication plan with project team and key stakeholders. Provides day-to-day direction to project resources. Ensures effective change management occurs throughout the course of the project. Responsible for preparation of documentation, status reports and budgets. Role requires excellent oral and written communications, interpersonal, negotiation, project planning, judgment, leadership, decision-making, analysis and problem-solving skills. Expert knowledge of MS Project, Excel, MS Word and Visio.

This role will require the oversight and governance of small to medium size projects (CAT2 & 3). These projects will require the individual to lead teams or varying skills and subject matter related to component sourcing, low to medium technical matters, adherence to internal quality system requirements and control of financial budgets.

Requirements

The candidate should have a minimum of 3-5 years of directly related experience to managing projects of High- Medium complexity.
This position requires the application and understanding of basic project management attributes.
A PMP is not necessary but will ensure the candidate has achieved/acquired enough education to fulfill the needs of the position.
Top 3 Most Important Skills:
o 1. Project management knowledge
o 2. Effective and professional communication skills. High level of ownership, cooperation and attitude
o 3. Self motivated and driven to execute towards goals and objectives
Top 3 Nice-To-Haves:
o 1. Able to multi-task and manage multiple projects or priorities at once.
o 2. Dependable and versatile in defining, planning and executing project specific content, (cost, dates, risks, etc )
o 3. Able to earn trust amongst co-workers and project team(s).
Become a respected source of information pertaining to project deliverables and site specific goals.
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