Project Manager

Confidential Company  •  Grass Lake, MI

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Posted on 09/22/17 by Cynet Sytems
Confidential Company
Grass Lake, MI
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Posted on 09/22/17 Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Project Manager with good Hyperion Exp. for our client in Grass Lake, MI

Job Title: Project Manager with good Hyperion Exp.

Job Location: Grass Lake, MI

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

  • This position is responsible for the execution of large, complex projects across regions or domains.
  • Key responsibilities include managing project scope, budget, project board, resources, schedule, risk, and organizational change management activities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain project plans including work breakdown structures, project milestones, critical path analyses, risk assessment and management plans, cost/benefit analyses, staffing plans, project timelines, and project budgets.
  • Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize the progress of projects.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with team members, vendors, and other Tenneco departments involved in their projects.
  • Escalate project issues to PMO or resource managers as appropriate.
  • Prepare project status reports for upper management.
  • Ensure project milestones are met on time and within team and project budgets.
  • Utilize project management methodology to direct and lead team deliverable development.
  • Drive decisions to ensure the success of projects taking into account timing, risk, functional requirements, and business benefits.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years’ experience as a Project Manager managing complex projects ranging from mid-size to large corporate IT initiatives.
  • Proficiency in project management methodology, project planning tools and techniques; Waterfall methodology required.
  • Proficiency in Project Planning – ability to work with a project team to create a detailed project plan and resource plan from rough order of magnitude documentation.
  • Multiple life cycle implementations of Web-based solutions.
  • Business intelligence reporting (Hyperion) project experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Project / Excel / Word and PowerPoint are required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to interface and influence at multiple organizational levels.
  • Excellent relationship-building and networking skills.
  • Organized and able to function successfully in a team environment.
  • Excellent technical, organizational, troubleshooting, problem-solving, budgeting and time management skills.
  • Basic knowledge of finance tools and general business operating principles.

Desired Experience and Traits:

  • PMP certification.
  • Goal oriented and driven to meet project deliverable and deadlines.
  • Experience with vendor management and managing external teams.
  • Ability to excel within a matrix organization and working virtually.
  • Ability to champion change and challenge others.
  • Conceptual thinker.
  • Personal Drive.
  • Global team leadership experience is a plus.
  • Experience in the automotive and/or manufacturing industries is a plus.
  • Experience in Planview and other Enterprise portfolio management software a plus.
  • Experience in Visio are a plus.
  • Experience learning and applying a new project methodology.
  • Experience in Agile methodology a plus

Educational Requirements:

  • Education: A four (4) yearundergraduatedegree (IT or related field preferred) or equivalent experience
  • Certificate / License: Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate

Travel Responsibilities:

  • Requires travel up to 10-20%

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