Project Manager 2 (Non-IT)
Portland, OR - Added Feb 1st, 2019Apply For this Opportunity Back to Results
Project Manager 2
Our client is a top-tier utility company in the Pacific Northwest and are looking to add an experienced Project Manager to their team for a 1 year contract position. In this role you will provide planning and management expertise for facilities-related projects, starting with requirements analysis to activation. Projects may include new facility construction, renovation, addition, system replacement, and space management involving architectural, structural, civil, mechanical or electrical systems. This position gathers plans and coordinates activities for multiple projects to accomplish goals within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. If this sounds like a role you would be interested in pursuing then continue reading and please apply!
- Facilitate assigned projects from inception to conclusion in accordance with Project Management Initiative-based methodology, industry standards, best practices and internal skill development:
- Provide guidance to technical staff and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. This includes planning project stages and assessing business implications for each stage.
- Facilitate a defined original project scope and obtain authorization for changes to the project cost, schedule, and performance.
- Draft project plans, resource strategies and funding estimates required to advance each project for approval by your supervisor.
- Forecast and recommend appropriate resources to fulfill project needs.
- Assist in building an effective team and provide recommendations for allocating team members to project tasks.
- Alert your supervisor of any resource allocation issues and recommend solutions.
- Monitor progress of assigned projects to coordinate requirements, timelines, milestones, deliverable targets, while recognizing and reporting any obstacles or potential delays.
- Facilitate team meetings and coordinate activities of sub-teams.
- Review the budget of the project through monitoring of project funding.
- Take a pro-active stance on risk management.
- Track, monitor and facilitate resolution of issues identified within the projects, as well as compliance related dependencies
- Maintain risk and action logs.
- Draft contingency plans to minimize and eliminate risks on an ongoing basis.
- Communicate regularly with executive and project sponsors, key stakeholders, strategic partners, clients, and performance managers independently and in team meetings.
- When necessary, facilitate the transition of a project to another project manager including any training, documentation, or meeting coordination required to bring the new PM fully up to speed on all critical aspects of the work. Be responsible for introducing them to executive sponsors and key stakeholders.
- Coordinate and assist with transitions of identified project resources as needed. This may include gathering information from departing/transitioning resources to recognize subject matter expertise, documenting workloads, identifying training requirements that will facilitate smooth transitions to other organizations.
- Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Architecture, Fine Arts, Construction Management or a closely-related technical field is preferred.
- With a Bachelor’s degree in applicable fields: 5 - 9 years of direct work experience in project coordination/management, including all aspects of interior design and occupancy/space planning, is required.
- Bachelor’s Degree not in applicable fields: 7 - 11 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution AND completion of at least 24 semester hours in any combination of the following fields is required: contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management. (NOTE: Resume content must validate minimum 24 semester hours in the fields listed to qualify for this position).
- No degree: 10 - 13 years of direct work experience in project coordination/management, including all aspects of interior design and occupancy/space planning, is required.
- Experience must include direct work experience in a project coordination/management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
- Professional knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques, and underlying concepts of architecture and associated disciplines, specifically in the areas of master planning, civil, mechanical, electrical, and space management.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Project.
- The following skills & experience are preferred:
- Experience in determining quantitative program and project feasibility.
- Experience in writing technical specifications of work.
- LEED accreditation.
- PMP/PMI certification.
- Prosci Change Management certification.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Visio and Access.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Job ID: AE4721921