Project Manager

Chiquita Brands International   •  

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Industry: Food & Beverage


Not Specified years

Posted 369 days ago

Brief Description


Our IT team is looking for an experienced Project Manager, responsible for the planning, management, coordination and financial control of projects. Project manager ensure that all the projects are completed on time, with high confidence in quality and within budget, that the project's objectives are met and that everyone else is doing their job properly. Project managers oversee the projects to ensure the desired results are achieved, the most efficient resources are used and the different interests involved are satisfied.



Primary Responsibilities:


  • Providing advice on the management of projects
  • Making sure the quality standards are met
  • Using IT systems to keep track of people and progress
  • Ensuring 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
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Keep the projects on track in terms of schedule, scope, quality
  • Providing accurate and timely reporting of project metrics (projects portfolio)





  • Great educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers
  • Proven working experience as a Project Manager in the information technology sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hand-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • PMP certification
  • Bilingual skills in English-Spanish required




  • Bachelordegree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Information Technology or related fields.
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Proven experience in people management, strategic planning, risk management and change management


Desired Skills:

  • Management and leadership skills
  • Execution, communication, innovation and development
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills 
  • Influence and ability to resolve problems.
  • Customer service
  • Negotiation
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team working skills.