Project Manager - Innovation & Advancement

National Center For Construction Education & Research
Job Description
Job Type
Full-time
Description

The  Innovation & Advancement Project Manager is an energetic team  leader with experience in developing, implementing and managing multiple  projects while maintaining project goals, budgets, quality and  communications.

 

Major Duties

 

1) Assist in project development and planning including project scope, goals, schedule and budget

  • Develop and ensure resource availability and allocation to include internal team and external partners and/or vendors

2)  Develop, implement and manage detailed project plans for scope  control/management, budget adherence, quality outcome, risk evaluation  and mitigation and communications

  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation

3) Manage project processes, implementation and evaluation to meet goals, budget, quality and schedule

  • Perform risk management to minimize and manage risk per project criteria
  • Track and evaluate project performance
  • Perform quality control to maintain standards
  • Monitor progress and maintain deadlines
  • Maintain budget

4) Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, third parties and vendors

  • Coordinate, facilitate and document appropriate meetings
  • Ensure communication throughout the organization and with vendors and stakeholders 
  • Provide timely updates on schedule and budget
  • Delegate and manage project tasks

5) Transfer ownership to appropriate department/team

  • Obtain final acceptance of deliverables 
  • Provide and archive final project reports

6) Other duties as assigned

Requirements
  • Associate Degree or higher or minimum five years’ work experience as a project manager
  • PMP certification a plus
  • Proven experience in project management on projects of similar scope and scale
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking
  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making and research skills
  • Proactive, positive team player and leader

Software Skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Salesforce
  • Project management software (i.e. JIRA, Trello, Asana) 
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