Project Manager

Industry

Public Sector and Government

Advert ID

USA_448214

Location

Merced

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Fresno, CA - (USA) 7188 North Abby Street Woodward Park Gateway CA Fresno , CA - 93711 Phone : 559-431-1121

ContactNumber

559-431-1121

Job Description

Project Manager Job Description

We are seeking a Project Manager to work with our Procurement project team. You will work alongside departmental managers and will report directly to the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO).

Your main tasks will include drafting, implementing, and daily hands-on management of a cross section of large, medium, and small projects from genesis to completion. To succeed in this role, you should have a natural analytical way of thinking, be highly efficient at task prioritization and time management, handle dozens of details per day with total accuracy, and be able to engage with users across all levels of the organization. The ability to coolly manage, drive, and deliver up to 10-15 simultaneous projects is a requirement.

May work remotely one day per week.



Responsibilities

* Align project objectives with organizations goals, and make sure project team is clear on objectives.

* Create and manage project plans.

* Define project schedules, allocate resources and monitor progress.

* Evaluate and assess progress and result of projects.

* Create/deliver daily status reports per project.

* Foster partnership with customers/stakeholders/sponsors.

* Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs.

* Lead process of issue identification and resolution.

* Lead quality assurance.

* Support and direct team members.

* Track deliverables.

* Work on multiple projects simultaneously.



Competencies

* Competency in Microsoft applications including Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

* Heads-down focus.

* Detail-orientation.

* Excellent communications skills, with customers, team and stakeholders.

* Excellent documentation skills.

* Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.

* Thrives in collaborative environment.

* Working knowledge of supply chain.

* Working knowledge of procurement, a plus

* Working knowledge of accounting, a plus



Education & Experience

* 2-3 or more years of successful hands-on Project Management experience.

o OR - 4-5 years of successful experience as a Project Coordinator

* A documented and proven history of leading and supporting successful projects.

* A documented track record of following through on commitments.

* Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.

* Experience in change management.

* Experience leading and developing top performing teams.

* Proficiency in project management software tools.

* Proven attention to detail.