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Project Manager, PMP

Company:
jra
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Posted:
December 07, 2016
Description:

PROJECT MANAGER

Leads and directs strategic projects in support of the Finance and Accounting department, and related departments. Responsible for all aspects throughout the project lifecycle from request, assessment, planning, execution, monitoring and optimization.

Responsible for scoping and detailed project planning, assembling project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, and tracking and facilitating project execution to ensure timely completion of projects, as well as participating in roadmap development. Interfaces with all areas of the company being affected by the project. Ensures adherence to quality and data governance standards. This role also serves as a resource to coach and mentor others within the organization on project management methodologies. Extensive and targeted communication on project status and goals with the ability to effectively present that to all levels of the organization

Responsibilities:

• Provides effective project management by employing practical, proven project management methodology and tools & techniques.

• Ensures a common understanding of project goals by setting and managing expectations.

• Facilitates change management, focuses on process integration/analysis and measurements for success.

• Identifies project resource needs and assembles and manages the project team to ensure timely focus on the project activities.

• Quantifies and articulates desired outcomes and measurements to include costs, benefits, and return on investment.

• Analyzes impact on business processes and handoffs between departments/functions, and leads the team to identify and implement process improvements to benefit the business.

• Establishes priorities which meet the project goals and objectives, and identify areas of improvement.

• Provides and maintains all detailed project documentation including but not limited to project definition, roadmaps, project plans, business requirements, test plans, etc.

• Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Technology.

• Project Management Certification, PMP

• Business process improvement and management