Position
Operations Management Project Manager 1213
Description

The Project Manager is responsible for planning and managing short- and long-term project delivery. From initial task planning, risk management and communication planning, the Project Manager owns the work. By partnering with Sales, Account and Production business units, the Project Manager actively manages scope creep to ensure high quality, timely delivery. The Project Manager’s diligent tracking of project plans and resources protects the investment made by both the client and the company.

 

Responsibilities
  • Create and actively manage project plans and drive delivery to milestones and requirements
  • Develop resource plans with Resource Management and ensure appropriate resources are in place and tracked throughout each project
  • Create communication plans for each project to ensure tight team communication throughout the project lifecycle
  • Coordinate with cross-functional and cross-team dependencies
  • Consistently employs, shares and improves project management processes, standards, templates and best practices
  • Manage issues and risks, create mitigation plans and escalate to appropriate stakeholders as necessary
  • Oversee project delivery process with key contributors to help manage scope and prepare change orders
  • Provide regular project status to key stakeholders including clients, agency partners and senior leadership
  • Responsible for facilitating reviews and user acceptance testing, capturing and publishing meeting notes
  • Proactive project management and communication
  • Keep all production-related information up to date and available to teams
  • Able to work with global resources and teams, keeping alignment daily
  • Able to manage several projects of medium complexity simultaneously
  • Work under guided supervision; proactively escalates issues
  • Other duties as required

 

 

Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.
  • A minimum of four years previous experience as a Project Manager on projects of moderate complexity, preferably in automotive, CGI and/or digital assets, configurable a
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools is required
  • Proficiency in a software tools used in Project Management like: Shotgun, Projector, JIRA, Confluence

 

 

 

  • Experience working with multi-department teams (creative and technical resources) through project deliveries
  • This role may require work performed outside normal business hours to include nights and weekends
  • Creative agency, digital marketing or automotive marketing experience a plus
  • PMP certification (current or lapsed) preferred

 

DEMONSTRATED ABILITIES                                                         

 

  • Adapt – ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing changes in work tasks or the work environment; structures, processes, requirements, culture
  • Collaborate – ability to work effectively and cooperatively with others both establishing and maintaining relationships
  • Communicate – ability to clearly convey information and ideas through various methods that engages people and helps them to understand and retain the information
  • Continuously Improve – Ability to originate action to improve existing conditions and processes
  • Continuously Learn – ability to identify new areas for learning and use gained knowledge and skill on the job
  • Contribute to Team Success – ability to actively participate as a member of a team to help achieve the
  • Uphold Customer Focus – ability to make customers and their needs a focal point of actions
  • Make Decisions – ability to identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities by comparing information, using various approaches to determine course of action or solution (considering facets, risks, and constraints)
  • Follow-up – ability to monitor and track results of projects and assignments
  • Manage Work – ability to manage time and resources effectively to ensure work is completed as necessary
  • Advocate Quality Orientation – ability to focus on all aspects of a project and show concern for each aspect of the job in regards to quality and delivery
  • Maintain Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills – ability to achieve a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in identified positions and keep current with new developments and technology
  • Gain Commitment – ability to use styles and techniques to gain acceptance of ideas and plans and can modify style according to specific people, task, and situation
  • Initiate Action – ability to take action to reach objectives sometimes doing it before it is necessary
  • Manage Conflict – ability to deal effectively with others in a difficult or controversial situation
  • Plan and Organization – ability to establish courses of action for self and others to achieve goals
  • Display Stress Tolerance – ability to maintain stable performance standards under difficult time constraints or opposition
  • Build a Successful Team – ability to use appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team
  • Delegate Responsibility – ability to allocate decision making authority or task responsibility to appropriate people to maximize effectiveness
  • Risk – ability to weigh the positives and negatives before taking action in a situation

 

 

Job Benefits

This position is a six month contract job. Candidate MUST have a start date of no later than Dec 1, 2019.

Position: Operations Management Project Manager 1213

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Employment Type
Contract
Job Location
Royal Oak, MI
Date posted
10/24/2019
Valid through
11/25/2019
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