Sr. Project Manager
Harrisburg, NC Project Management Office
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Job Summary

The Sr. Project Manager will organize, manage, and plan complex projects for the organizations research, development, and product implementation efforts including multi-company integration projects. S/he ensures visibility into the execution of project outcomes, and regularly and accurately report on project status and meeting outcomes. The Sr. Project Manager guides others within the organization on project management basics, ensuring use of common practices and tools.


Essential Job Functions

  • Leads an interdepartmental team to complete an assigned project on time, to specifications, and with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Outlines the tasks involved in the project and delegates accordingly. 
  • Acts as a liaison between company, customers, and vendors. 
  • Simultaneously manages multiple workstreams and projects.
  • Conducts cost analysis, estimating expected costs for the project.
  • Prepares and implements a budget based on estimates.
  • Conducts risk assessments; reports identified risks to management; provides recommendations for mitigation of risk (including termination of the project if appropriate).
  • Motivates team members and manages conflict within the project.
  • Acts as a liaison between company, customers, and vendors. 
  • Reports project status to company leadership through project update meetings.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering field, Project Management, Business Administration or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • 5+ years of experience with progressive responsibilities in project management role
  • Leadership qualities such as motivation techniques and conflict-management
  • Time management skills, especially familiarity with calendar management and goal setting
  • Computer proficient to include web browser/internet search, MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point capabilities
  • Proven track record of executing multiple projects simultaneously



Requirements

Competencies

Possesses a keen sense of urgency, initiative, and common sense as well as the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals. Demonstrates ownership and accountability; demonstrates the ability to plan, execute, control and deliver results on multiple projects; ability to lead and influence others effectively and impart knowledge efficiently through various methods of leadership and training. Proven teamwork and people management skills; excellent interpersonal skills. Must be a very capable communicator and be comfortable working with a wide variety of corporate executives, sales, marketing, engineering, operations, customers, and business partners in a highly professional, confident, and poised manner. Demonstrated ability to work creatively and independently and prioritize effectively to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; able to identify project risks and create mitigation strategies. Ability to meet designated deadlines is also a critical qualification. Possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Possess excellent planning, organization, analytical skills, and project management skills.


Physical Requirements

Performing the duties of this job regularly involves sitting, standing, walking. 


Mental Requirements

This position requires the ability to: maintain an appropriate work pace; comprehend and lead strategic efforts; exercise logic and reasoning; organize, prioritize and strategize; read; compose written communication; communicate verbally; problem solve; make decisions; count and compute; analyze and interpret data; multi-task/re-direct; experience numerous interruptions; ability to focus in an open-office environment and work alone successfully. This position requires the ability to maintain the highest standards of professional maturity, patience, and emotional intelligence in difficult or stressful situations.


Other Requirements

This position requires travel approximately 10% of the time. International travel may be required.


Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.