Project Manager in Portland, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

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Job Description

Project Manager II, Knowledge Management

This is an estimated 4 month temporary position, in Portland, OR and is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements, and support many of the top rated Pacific Northwest companies.

Responsibilities

  • Utilizing project management methodology, plan and manage projects of varying complexity, priority and risk that focus on the design and development of business solutions. 
  • Facilitate cross-functional and cross-organizational team members in a matrixed-managed environment. 
  • Create and manage all aspects of project, including project communications, project schedule, issue and risk tracking, change management plan and associated activities. 
  • Apply business and technical knowledge to initiate corrective actions, as appropriate, to ensure that deliverables are produced on time, within budget, and in accordance with quality standards.
  • Communicate, facilitate and collaborate in a wide variety of settings and projects that are complex, up to and including enterprise-wide assignments
  • Influence decision making and actively engage with project leaders, sponsors, and key stakeholders to ensure optimum business value delivery.
  • Act as a mentor and role model for other team members.

Skills:

  • Experience in managing projects of various size and complexity
  • Excellent communication, time/project management, creative problem solving, organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience in business process analysis preferred
  • Experience in Knowledge Management, Technical Writing, IT
  • Proficiency in MS Project preferred, Visio, MS Office

Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of progressive experience in providing project management
  • Bachelor and/or Master’s Degree in Business or a related field.
  • Certification in Project Management: CAPM, PMP, FLMI, or a certification in Business Analysis or Process or Performance Management
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in Business or a related field

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. We offer a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply).

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.