Focal point for CDG eLearning with customer/end customer and potential subcontractors
Complete program ownership from analysis to final delivery.
Lead internal project teams to execute the full spectrum of the program.
Coordinate internal activities to ensure major milestones are progressed in concert with the program requirements.
Coordinate and lead major milestone meetings with customer/end customer.
Provide weekly status updates, milestone schedule and risk analysis summary to CDG eLearning Operations Manager.
Initiate pro-active correspondence to communicate program status, on-going financial viability, and identification of key issues to senior management staff on a regular basis.
Participate in, support terms & conditions and pricing negotiations with customers, and communicate requirements.
Coordinate subcontracted services and serve as liaison with customers.
Issue and follow up on program change proposals for technical or creative scope of work deviations.
Communicate Earned Value Measurement results to the customers on a weekly basis.
Ability to travel for mentoring and/or customer interface as required.
Bachelor’s degree and typically 6 or more year’s related work experience
PMI certification preferred
6 or more year’s related work experience and proven successful experience in a Project Management Leadership role
SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:
Complete knowledge of Project Management theory, concepts and principles (e.g. theory of constraints, critical path methodology, project risk management, triple constraints, project scope management, project management lifecycle etc.) contained in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK[R] Guide).
Ability to clarify purpose and importance; stresses major points; can follow a logical sequence.
Ability to create comprehensive multi-tiered project schedules for significant Business Unit projects. Extensive, specialized ability to identify time frames for key project milestones, ensure alignment of sub tier activities for overall project visibility, tracking and completion, direct and manage more complex project schedules requiring interfacing with multi regional or international activities, independently identify project resource requirements, and integrate and direct multi project elements into a single collective overall project plan.
Extensive, specialized ability to collaborate with others on the very complex projects assigned.
Extensive and specialized ability to direct, delegate, and ensure performance of assigned responsibilities and tasks as a project team leader in support of the overall large scale and complex projects.
Capable of making customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions as a project team leader; ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships as they relate to project team leadership responsibilities; actively seeks information to understand customers' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; presents project level information to customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities;
Ability to recognize a wide range of complex, specialized issues, problems, or opportunities.
Establishes project control systems, within the scope of the project, which integrates project data for decision makers.
Analyzes integrated project data for an understanding of project impact items (such as: trade-offs among cost, schedule, quality and risk) and advises decision makers on course of action.
Recommends work-around plans, schedules recovery plans, alternative options or scenarios, resource capacity plans, risk mitigation plans or re-baselining the project, as required at the business unit/functional level and ensures that they are reflected in the project plan.
Identifies and tracks project risks and opportunities using project management best practices and develop alternative plans for project completion.
Develops mechanisms for establishing, monitoring and integrating project elements, product configuration and communications concerning both change management process and decisions by project managers, line managers and customers to meet business unit/functional objectives.
Reviews and incorporates appropriate metrics and control systems to monitor projects.
Provides in-depth analysis of project culminating with lessons learned and historical reports for incorporation into future project plans.
Demonstrates proficiency in all project management areas in accordance with accepted project management standards in the industry (e.g., PMI, Project Management Body of Knowledge [PMBOK], ANSI, and ISO standards).
Identifies key stakeholder project objectives and requirements.
Uses trend, variance analyses and risk assessments and mitigations to develop plans or to recommend change. Negotiates project changes and incorporates change into project control systems to maintain work statements, cost and schedule baselines.
Other duties as assigned.