Project Manager Location: Detroit, MI Duration: 9-10 months Description: Requesting Department:
Product & Program Admin
Provides project management support including: Manage project schedule, project change controls, status reporting and issue/risk management reporting. Develop and maintain strong and effective working relationships with internal customers, stakeholders and partner departments in the company. Provide support for meeting preparation, take and distribute meeting minutes and track action items. Strong experience using MS Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and SharePoint. Experience developing and conducting presentations. Knowledge of MS Project and Visio preferred.
Responsible for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing complex application and system implementation projects using a formal project management methodology. May manage multiple projects of moderate size concurrently. Involved in the development of strategic plans for projects of high business complexity. Develops detailed plans and schedules. Monitors project metrics for significant deviations in quality, cost, or schedule. Assists in establishing and improving project management methodologies, procedures and policies. Coaches and mentors individuals on the project teams and provides feedback on performance to their leaders. Adheres to Project Management Office policies, procedures, and methodologies. Complete knowledge of the Project Management Institutes standards and terminology. Oversees client/customer relations to ensure that service expectations are developed and met. Wide latitude in determining creative solutions to strategic and operational needs. A high proficiency level in specific job related skills is required.
Bachelor's degree required