PROJECT MANAGER
Cary, NC PMQUA
Job Type
Full-time
Description

In this role, you will have project management accountability for projects that impact our multinational organization. You will oversee project(s) or phases of the project. Your responsibilities will include schedule management, scope management, performance management, cost management, and status reporting. You will be expected to foster relationships with your teams and FRG’s valued clients.

The work location is 264 W. Chatham Street, Cary, North Carolina. Core hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. M-F. 

  

The right project manager will be:

•  The candidate will have the experience, personality, and skills to navigate a new, long-term client with FRG.

• The candidate will need to be able to convey a proven PM track record and be able to quickly assume day-to-day PM responsibilities.

•  The candidate will build a good rapport with our FRG, SAS, and Client project teams, manage conflict effectively, manage a schedule, and ultimately manage project financials.

• The candidate will have strong communication skills and experience with Agile and Waterfall methodologies.

• The candidate will have experience with SDLC, a PMO, and be a good fit for FRG’s culture (adaptable).

•  The candidate needs to be professional, assertive/persistent, confident, and personable

Requirements

In this role, you will:

• Assist with the creation of the project schedule

• Coordinate task completion with the project team, per the schedule

• Assist with scope control to minimize budget, time, and resource overruns

• Support achievement of project success performance objectives

• Assist with resource budgeting/planning

• Provide routing project status updates including progress, risks, issues, and decisions

• Listen to customer needs and present appropriate solutions

• Maintain and develop relationships with past, existing, and future clients

• Maintain and develop collaborative relationships with FRG internal and external teams

• Conduct SMEs

• Embrace challenges and learn new skills; be a catalyst for change

• Perform other tasks as assigned

 

 Job requirements:

• MS degree in the areas of Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Sciences, or Finance, AND 1-2 years relevant experience OR a BS degree plus a minimum of 2+ years relevant experience

• Knowledge and understanding of project management principles

• Knowledge of project financial management including project budget, costs, expenses, billing, and margin

• Familiarity with Project Management tools /software

• Solid oral and written communication skills as well as facilitation and presentation skills

• Excellent problem solving, decision making, and organizational skills

• Ability to travel up to 50% of the time as the business needs dictate

• Ability to multi-task and handle rapidly shifting priorities in a fast-changing environment

• Knowledge of agile methodology concepts

• Ability to identify and escalate project risks

• Risk management / financial services industry experience

• Ability to work alone and as part of a team
 

 Job Benefits:

• Group Health, dental and vision coverage which is effective on your start date

• Company-paid long-term disability coverage which is effective on your start date

•  Annual Discretionary bonus plan up to 10%

• After 1 year of service, you are eligible to participate in 401K

• 401k -100% immediate vesting & FRG matches the employee dollar for dollar up to 6% of base pay

• Pretax and Roth options for employee 401k deferrals

• Profit-Sharing - after 1 year of service, you are eligible for company profit sharing of up to 4% of your base salary

 • Telecommuting options 

 • Minimum 3 weeks of paid vacation days / FRG has an unlimited flexible vacation program capped at 6 weeks per year for Level 1 and above.

 • 2 weeks of paid holidays per year (2 are floating holidays)

 • 2 weeks of paid emergency/sick days per year

 •  Direct deposit monthly paycheck and any expense reimbursements

 •  Refer Employees who are hired and earn a $2,500 bonus

 • FRG season tickets: Carolina Hurricanes, Durham Bulls, Coastal Credit Union Music Park Concert Tickets, Courage soccer tickets