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Project Specialist - RA

Absolute Opportunities
Portland, Oregon, United States
February 14, 2018

Project Specialist - RA

Portland, OR

Brief Posting Description

Responsible for managing projects and coordinating activities of project team, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure completion of large projects.

Detailed Description

Directs and manages project development from beginning to end.

Defines project scope, goals and deliverables to support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

Develops full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.

Communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders.

Liaises with project stakeholders.

Estimates resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.

Drafts and submits budget proposals, and recommends subsequent budget changes.

Negotiates with other department managers for acquisition of required personnel.

Determines and assesses need for additional staff and consultants, and makes appropriate recruitments during project cycle.

Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.

Delegates tasks and responsibilities to personnel.

Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within project team.

Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path.

Plans and schedules project time lines and milestones using appropriate tools.

Tracks project milestones and deliverables.

Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.

Manages changes in project scope, identifies potential crises, and devises contingency plans.

Working Environment:

General Office – Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

Physical Requirements:

Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.

Mental Requirements:

Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

Sales or customer service - 2 years experience required

Direct work in project management capacity - 1 year experience required

Bachelors’ Degree in Business or related required

Knowledge of business and management principles including strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods

Proficiency in Microsoft Office including, Exchange, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Proven ability to oversee processes to achieve objectives

Strong problem-solving skills and ability to analyze work flow and processes to provide excellent service to internal and external customers

Interpersonal, conflict management, and negotiation skills, as well as strong human relations skills to supervise and develop assigned employees

Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Present Salary?

12. Salary Expectation? (Salary range: Min $70k,Max $85k,Target $75k)

13. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

14. Current Address?