Program/Project Manager, Senior-Expert in Colorado Springs, CO at Volt

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has an immediate opening for Project/Program Manager for our client located on the west side of Colorado Springs.

Where will your specialized knowledge and technical leadership not only make an impact, but also develop even further? Right here, where you'll manage the development and delivery of large integrated customer solution by transforming broad concepts into a structured program, leading the design and delivery of multi-national project, delivering solutions for complex, high impact issues, and building effective client relationships.

  • Leading the direct oversight of a project, serving as a direct contact between project team members and project stakeholders
  • Driving and delivering expected results according to agreed project scope, cost, quality and timeline milestones
  • Creating and managing resource forecast plans, and working directly with managers to communicate and agree to project staffing requirements
  • Tracking estimated project revenues, costs, expenses and profits against defined metrics; proactively communicating deviations to relevant stakeholders
  • Analyzing, planning and tracking project phases and activities, and communicating the timelines/milestones/goals on a regular basis to the project team and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate with third party vendors as required to complete the project activities
  • Effectively identify and communicate risks to stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Understanding of the proper application of risk management techniques to ensure business priorities and quality standards are met
  • Re-evaluating goals throughout the project, together with the project's stakeholders, and making necessary adjustments to project plans and budgets, including scope change management
  • Establishing and maintaining project lifecycle documentation
  • Accountability and urgency for the delivery/completion of projects on time and cost
  • Ability to establish trust and work with integrity while motivating others to achieve the goals of the project
  • Developing leadership skills and desire to succeed with a minimum level of guidance
  • Successfully multi-task
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities that adapt to change and promote teamwork across countries and cultures
  • Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels in a matrixed team environment
  • Experience with constructive decision making, resolution of conflict, and the building of effective top-down and bottom-up business relationships

You will need to be educated to at least degree level (hold post-graduate study/ certification/license) and have at least 9+ years' practical experience, 5 years of which will be relevant experience, through which you've developed the ability to fully understand customer needs and the technical ability to fulfill them.

B.S. or B.A. in Science or Project Management experience with an understanding of the biological sciences; PMP certification a plus

  1. Good understanding and application of Project Management principles, concepts, practices and standards
  2. Strong analytical skills with a proven ability to balance and prioritize responsibilities in accordance with business and team needs
  3. Engagement with technical teams to ensure sound and effective solutions to design and development challenges
  4. Maintain team focus on quality while adhering to project timelines and goals
  5. Experience with managing project scope while ensuring successful execution of project details. May require guidance for determining solutions in very complex situations.
  6. Demonstrates exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization across various functions and locations
  7. Prior hands-on experience with Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Sharepoint and remote meeting tools such as WebEx, Live Meeting, etc.
  8. Promote teamwork across countries and cultures
  9. Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  10. Developing business acumen, developing negotiation and delegation skills, and developing ability to influence at all levels within the organization.
  11. Excellent presentation skills

Pay is DOE starting at 30-45 per hour

This is a long-term contract position scheduled to last up to 2 years

****Volt is an equal opportunity employer****


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