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Project Manager

Columbus, Ohio, 43215, United States
September 07, 2017

Key Project Controller Responsibilities:

May be required to facilitate status meetings and record meeting minutes

Provides meticulous project control, progress status, and project tracking for the duration of the project

Develops, maintains, and optimizes project plans using Microsoft Project Professional 2007, Project Server 2007 and MS Excel.

Manages issues, risks, and change control

Provides schedule analysis and highlights potential schedule problems or risks that may affect the organization

Determines project resource availability, manages resource allocation, and identifies resource contention issues


Understands and adheres to AEP's Systems Development Life Cycle methodology framework

Strong ability to communicate with business and technical staff and comprehend complex technical concepts

Strong proficiency using Microsoft Project with a strong aptitude for project scheduling, tracking and analysis, and understanding of Earned Value metrics

Strong understanding of project management methodology in a PMI context

Attention to Detail

Operates with the highest of ethical standards

Skills and Experience:

Have experience utilizing software development methodologies

Microsoft Project 2007 and Project Server 2007 certification a plus.

2+ years experience tracking and updating project schedules and deliverables across a project portfolio

2+ years experience with scheduling and resource management tools

Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office, Project, Excel, Powerpoint, Word

Excellent skills and experience with MS Excel for project planning and controlling.

Excellent skills and experience reporting on and controlling project finances.