Project Manager I

Project Manager I

 

Project Manager I

DEPARTMENT:  Operations
JOB TITLE:  Project Manager I
REPORTING TO: VP of Customer Service & Operations
FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt
DATE PREPARED:  November 2021
GRADE: 10N


JOB SUMMARY

The Project Manager I is an entry level project management position that coordinates people and processes to ensure that projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results. This role is the lead go-to person for everything involving a project’s organization and timeline. Specific project manager responsibilities include developing detailed project plans, ensuring resource availability and allocation, and delivering projects on time within budget and scope. The Project Manager I should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting, and analysis. This role requires excellent communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks. In addition, must be a team player and have a problem-solving aptitude.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Utilize and maintain company project management artifacts

The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate degree or higher in business administration or technical programs.
  • Proven working experience as a project administrator in the telecommunications/ information technology sector
  • Project Management course(s) certification is a plus

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Must have a drive to dig into details and holding others accountable.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong analytical and financial acumen

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Typing/computer keyboard
  • Verbal communication
  • Utilize computer software (specified above)
  • Written communication
  • Retrieve and compile information
  • Maintain records/logs
  • Research, analyze and interpret information
  • Verify data and information
  • Investigate, evaluate, recommend action
  • Organize and prioritize information/tasks
  • Operate office equipment
  • Basic mathematical concepts (e.g. add, subtract)
  • Advanced mathematical concepts (fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, graphs)


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Sitting for extended periods
  • Lifting/carrying up to 20 pounds various items
  • Extended periods viewing computer screen
  • Repetitive Motions
  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Reaching/Grasping
  • Hearing
  • Writing

HAZARDS

  • Normal office environment

Saddleback is an “Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.” Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a qualified Native American and then other qualified candidate.