Project Manager - Hybrid

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Possible Full-Time
Status Freelance/ possible Full-Time
Rate up to $37/hr; DOE
Our education client is hiring a Project Manager to join their team, contract-to-hire. This will be 40 hours per week, both onsite in Scottsdale and remote.

This is a notable client with incredible benefits. If all goes well, you will be converted to a full-time employee.

What you will be doing:
• Plans, develops, implements, and manages a project team through project scope, complete task definition, and work requirement identification and assignment.
• Builds, develops, and maintains collaborative working relationships across the university and with external partners vital to project success, including managing stakeholders, differing priorities, and conflict resolution.
• Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders, leadership, and other related staff to define project objectives and scope, strategy, schedule, budget, quality, procedures, and outcomes during various phases of a project life cycle.
• Identifies critical resource expertise and targets appropriate internal and/or external sources to ensure optimal outcome(s).
• Assigns tasks and identifies issues for resolution to ensure optimal team effectiveness.
• Establishes and continually monitors/manages project objectives and expectations with the team, clarifying roles and responsibilities where needed.
• Prepares and maintains all project status reports; tracks milestones/deliverables, risks, critical paths and dependencies; develops roadmaps and iterative project plans; resets expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes.
• Responds to all inquiries regarding project status, serves as liaison for all project teams at meetings, and communicates relevant project information to business, academic, and technical personnel; prepares and responds to all regulatory reporting/filings to ensure compliance.
• Prepares all post-project reports, budget allocations and summaries/filings to ensure timely dissemination of information to all interested parties.


What you need to know:
• 5+ years of experience
• A Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field.
• Experience developing and executing technical project plans against project requirements in collaboration with cross-functional project teams.
• Experience in developing and managing strategic partnerships and partnering with leadership, stakeholders, and sponsors to build new ideas and products.
• Experience developing strategies, implementing change management practices, and managing multiple complex and ambiguous projects simultaneously.
• Experience in using attention to details and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to deliver under tight deadlines.
• Experience with project management applications.
• Experience working with external and/or international partnerships. Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Shared Drive


OCT. 2021

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Lauren.Madden@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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