Project Management

FastTek

Project Management

Project Manager #491979
Job Description:
  • The Customer Experience organization is responsible for, among other things, the planning, execution, and delivery of projects for the customer experience group as well as industrial, business and residential customers.
  • The team's success is measured through making and meeting commitments, informing and offering customer options while delivering safe, reliable service in support of the Company's overall business strategy.
  • Part of that strategy will be to have more robust product management, carried out through implementing new operating practices throughout the CX organization which relate to product management, or product lifecycle management (PLM).
 
The CX PLM Project Manager will:
  • Plan and manage medium-to-large sized projects of moderate-to high complexity working with the Project Lead, Change Management Lead and CX Leadership team
  • Ensure project results contribute positive business value
  • Meet agreed upon scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives
  • Develop a detailed action plan and timeline based on the existing project roadmap, milestones and objectives
  • Identify initial risks, issues and constraints impacting project execution
  • Work cross-functionally in the development of project tasks and deliverables ensuring the successful execution of projects
  • Manage multiple workstreams at various stages of development concurrently
  • Facilitate the flow of work during a project to ensure that it conforms to the project plan covering forecasting, scoping, planning, scheduling, execution and closeout
  • Support the PLM Lead in that team members understand their authority and responsibility regarding their portion of the project
  • Assist in developing presentations for leadership team with the PLM project lead
  • Assist in the development of performance metrics and track performance of the projects executed
  • Validate financial forecasts (if applicable) and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
 
Skills:
  • 5 or more years of business experience with demonstrated capability to lead medium to large scale projects, simultaneously with multiple small scale projects
  • Project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Planning, organizational and leadership skills
  • Communication skills including verbal, written, meeting facilitation and negotiation
  • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to make effective presentations and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients
  • A proven ability to work across departments collaboratively to resolve issues, drive projects to closure, achieve desired results/goals, and/or implement change as needed
  • A proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
 
The following qualifications are preferred, but not required:
  • Experience leading complex projects, with impacts in the product management or product development functions
  • Exceptional PowerPoint / Visual Management skills
  • Demonstrated success in identifying and managing risk
 
Education:  
  • An Associates or Bachelor degree in technology/business from an accredited college or university
  • Certifications & Licenses
  • PMP
  • Project Management Professional
 
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
 
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
 
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
 
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
 
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
 
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
 
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
 
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