Project Manager III

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Posted: 09/10/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Administration Job Number: 6837

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for all aspects of various projects of a moderately complex nature. Interfaces with all areas affected or supporting the project. Responsible for assembling project time, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project. Monitors projects from initiation through delivery including monitoring budget/spending

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manages project team information to support project team, LCT and/or LCC decision making
  • Accountable for quality implementation on projects in the following areas:
    • Project risk management
    • Critical path analysis
    • Scenario creation and analysis
    • Budget
    • Robust planning
  • Ability to identify and communicate issues proactively to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Creates, coordinates and maintains integrated project plans in Project & Portfolio Mgmt. Tool (PPM)
  • Identifies gaps, potential bottlenecks or delays, challenges assumptions and proposes options to close gaps and get projects back on schedule
  • Guides and manages preparation for project milestone reviews
  • Manages meetings to include setting agendas, organizing meeting time and meeting minutes
  • Consistently executes project management processes, and may lead improvement initiatives
  • Follows best practices in project teams and fosters continuous improvement by sharing knowledge and continuous exchange
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Formal Training/Education:

  • BS/BA in science, engineering or business administration OR equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Project Management specific training and/or certification preferred
  • Master’s degree preferred

 

Experience:

  • 5-8 years project management, product development and/or relevant experience

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Problem solving skills and ability to coordinate project related activities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Basic stakeholder management and facilitation skills
  • Proficient in MS Project and/or Project & Portfolio Management Tool
  • Ability to manage projects with ambitious milestones
  • Ability to escalate and drive management decisions in relation to project execution and resource needs
  • Understanding of relevant Design Control and/or Phased Development processes preferred

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Some domestic/international travel may be required

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