Project Manager

Waltham, MA 02451 | Contract

Post Date: 05/02/2018 Job ID: 81043 Specialty: Office Services

A top utilities company in Waltham, MA is seeking a Project Manager to join their team. In this contract role, you will lead a specific portfolio of projects and/or project team within one area by securing and managing project resources. At the higher level, you will direct and coordinate all project or program activities including project design, management, and review within one area or of one type across the organization. This position pays up to $45/hr. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Project Manager:
  • Monitor and control allocated project resources
  • Implement project tracking mechanisms to be able to provide timely and concise updates on project progress
  • Assist in identifying potential conflicts in use of resources and other project scheduling issues and propose solutions and corrective actions to overcome the obstacles
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders
  • Oversee the operational workload of the project team ensuring allocated staff are fully utilized in order to deliver against agreed project schedule
  • Challenge existing project processes, technologies and systems to continuously seek ways to improve
  • Lead, motivate and develop assigned project resources, prioritize work and allocate resources
  • Develop and maintain project documentation, including the necessary approvals and permits where relevant
  • Lead the project and program initiation process
  • Ensure all projects and programs continue to be appropriately assessed, designed, planned, resourced and scheduled in a timely and cost effective manner
Requirements for the Project Manager:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-7 years of experience managing projects
  • Project and/or financial reporting experience preferred
  • Solid knowledge of project management fundamentals and project management practices
  • Knowledge of operational systems and processes related to their area of project work
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures
  • Strong MS Office suite, project management software skills
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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