Project Management Specialist



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Palo Alto

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Silicon Valley, CA - (USA) 2880 Zanker Road Suite 101 CA San Jose , CA - 95134 Phone : 408-577-1258



Job Description

Manpower is currently recruiting for a Project Management Specialist for a University in Palo Alto, CA. Please review the below Responsibilities and Requirements for this position. If interested, please apply now:

This position works with the senior project managers to implement the department's response to University-wide initiatives. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, building and analyzing reports, allocating IT resources, and managing communications with stakeholders.

A successful candidate is expected to oversee multiple programs, work independently, communicate clearly with a variety of constituents, and balance multiple priorities. This position spends equal time managing projects, programs, and business relationships.

The team is a small, collaborative team that supports departments ranging from Music to Economics to Physics. Members of the team take on many roles and each manage a varied portfolio of projects. We have a culture of outstanding customer satisfaction, excellent delivery of projects on time and on budget, and a strong focus on professional development.


*Support the creation of project plans in response to changes in university policy to ensure the school remains in compliance.

*Lead efforts to inventory, audit, and remediate information systems and applications in the school.

*Develop procedures and guidelines to support those efforts.

*Evaluate metrics to assess program effectiveness and adapt proactively to upcoming trends.

*Translate business processes into requirements for use in evaluating potential IT solutions.

*Partner with IT organizations across campus to ensure the needs of the department's constituents are met.

*Organize and participate in outreach activities that may include communications, events, training, and conferences.

*Other duties may also be assigned.


*Bachelor's Degree

*Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a customer-oriented focus.

*Superior organization skills.

*Ability to manage multiple ongoing projects.

*Willingness to quickly shift on priority and direction.

*Excellent stakeholder management skills.