Project Manager I
Project Guides - Houston, TX

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Job Summary

The role of the Project Manager I is to work with Senior Project Manager to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes working to understand the scope of any assigned project and execute as defined. The Project Manger will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also assist in defining the project's objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

Job Roles

Work with management to define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
Working with management, develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
Develop, track and monitor budget for the project
Liaise with Senior Project Management on an ongoing basis
Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants if necessary during project cycle
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
Track project milestones and deliverables
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations for various stakeholder groups, including executives.
Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks and issues, and devise contingency plans
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and consultants, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
Perform other duties as assigned by the manager

Specific Knowledge

Knowledge of project management and project coordination methodology and tools
Ability to work independently and in teams, prioritizing multiple projects, issues and tasks with minimal direction
Demonstrated hands-on experience in the analysis, design, implementation, deployment, training, and support of a variety of large and complex projects
Ability to interface knowledgeably and effectively with senior executives as well as individuals and teams from across all functions in the company
Exceptional customer service orientation and written and verbal communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, questioning and consultative skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office 2007 and Microsoft Office 2010, including Microsoft Project
Willingness to travel as needed for an assigned project

About this company
APG is the leading project reporting service for construction leads and construction information in the Midwest. Our team of business...