Project Manager
Southern Poverty Law Center - Birmingham, AL

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Summary:

The Project Manager is responsible for accomplishing project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities and advising the COO of the status. A Project Manager has responsibility for defining the project, building its comprehensive work plan, and managing to the budget; managing teams by facilitating commitment and productivity, removing obstacles, and motivating team members and; managing expectations by aligning projects to goals, managing stakeholders, and communicating project status, milestones and unexpected difficulties effectively.

Primary Job Functions:
  • Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and review;
  • Prepares and completes action plans; Implements production, productivity, quality and customer service standards;
  • Responsible for maintaining open lines of communications with all stakeholders and proposing modification to plans based on changing needs;
  • Resolves problems, completes audits; identifies tends;
  • Proposes system improvements and implements change;
  • Meets project financial objective by forecasting requirements and prepares project budget in collaboration with project leader;
  • Analysis and Report development;
  • Schedules expenditures; analyzes variances; initiates corrective actions

Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Must possess at least 2 years of professional experience with project management as the primary job responsibility
  • Must have familiarity and sound understanding of Microsoft Project or other management software
  • Must have prior experience developing budgets and tracking budget expenses
  • Prior experience using process improvement and management proficiency is essential
  • PMP Certification preferred but not required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must be able to work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong communications skills are required
  • Must have the ability to mediate between stakeholders with conflicting priorities
  • Strong organizational skills are essential

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