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Fast Switch LTD

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Project Manager 50924 Job

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Jackson, MI
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Project Manager If you're looking for a career that will provide a challenging workplace atmosphere and many opportunities to learn, our company is the place for you. Join our team and become part of a company full of exciting opportunities. We help employees achieve their personal best by offering many opportunities that develop and enhance their skills for career advancement. Looking for strong, assertive, project manager who: Takes responsibility, is proactive, self-starter who doesn't sit around waiting for direction Able to work with other strong individuals, not afraid to address issues, comfortable speaking with upper management and sometimes executives Well organized, good communicator (written and verbal), articulate Recognized leader that can mentor others but also able to take direction The project manager leads and manages IT projects. This role manages, supports, and assists all aspects of a project from plan through the final implementation, ensuring governance process adherence, project continuity, and stakeholder management. The Project manager develops budgets and is responsible for performance against financial parameters and monitoring and reporting on projects. He/She has responsibility for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts. The Project manager is responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of business partners. The role coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, schedule, cost, quality, risk and resources of the work effort being managed. The project manager is responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, and escalating associated risks, issues and change requests appropriately. The role oversees the work of project based resources. The project manager utilizes the corporate and department specific project management processes and methodologies to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high-quality standards and meet business partner expectations. Project manager is also responsible for ensuring that the change management activities (the "people side" of change) are planned for and implemented. Main responsibilities Manage all aspects of IT projects, including monitoring scope, schedule, cost, quality, dependencies, and benefits throughout the project life-cycle Develop and maintain project cost estimates, budgets and financial forecasts including performance against financial metrics Create project artifacts, such as project plans/schedules, project charter, metrics, team and stakeholder communications and resource qualifications Identify and support acquisition of project resources as appropriate Monitor and report project performance against the project plan and take corrective action when required Ensure that qualifications are developed, understood and prioritized Ensure that deliverables meet the agreed upon qualifications and are completed on schedule, within budget, and with the defined level of quality Manage risks, issues and change requests and devise effective mitigation & escalation strategies Manage the work of project-based resources and interactions with suppliers Provide guidance for teammates and review overall progress against assigned tasks Provide critical feedback to the individual project teammates and/or the team player's manager when necessary Ensure projects follow all company and departmental policies, procedures, and standards Prepare and lead regular project status reviews with project sponsors/stakeholders Propose governance structures and processes to drive and manage the project Drive projects through project governance methodology and ensure compliance to stage gates Capture lessons learned and communicate to the PMO for sharing with other projects Manage the development, submittal and response scoring of any RFx's Work with project team to develop and execute Statements of Work with vendors Knowledge and Experience Extensive knowledge and ability in the use of project management methodologies and tools Experience with planning and managing all phases of system development (e.g., qualifications gathering, design, configuration, development, COTS selection, testing, conversion and application support) Successful delivery of multiple cross-functional, medium to large scale, complex projects Experience leading projects in multiple technologies and functions Knowledge and/or experience with waterfall and agile SDLC techniques Demonstrated understanding of leadership principles, resource management practices, and organizational change management techniques Demonstrated background to coordinate activities within a shared services organization model Required skills: High visibility project. We need a self-driving PM w/ strong leadership, organizational and communications skills with track record of delivering complex projects. Experience/experience in delivering projects dealing with engineering design/CAD applications and GIS (Geospatial Details Systems) Preferred skills or experience: 5 (5) or more years of formal project manager experience PMP certification is preferred Knowledge of Clarity/Open Work Bench Knowledge of Geospatial Details Systems (GIS) is a plus (though not required) Education: Bachelors or equivalent Preferred skills or experience: 5 (5) or more years of formal project manager experience At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet . We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories . Isn't that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra . We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have fun a little fun along the way. We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 yrs . We're doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused . We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest . Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune ten companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve. Our benefits are 2nd to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include: * Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program) * Vision * Personal Time Off (PAID-TIME-OFF) Program * Long-term Disability (100% paid) * Life Insurance (100% paid) * 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture. In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 , Fast Switch was named 1 of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and 1 of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017 . We have won the Columbus Business 1st "Fast 50" award nine times in twelve years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members. Ranked "#1" supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally. Ranked "Top 3" supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally. To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and at the bottom of the page click Job Portal, or get there directly at: https://www.jobs.net/jobs/fastswitch/en-us/all-jobs/ You can also follow us on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/fastswitch And you can become a fan of Fast Switch on Facebook at:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fast-Switch-Ltd/15815XXXXXX
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