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Project Manager
Plymouth, Minnesota  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 15, 2021
Job Id #51278 Posted October 11, 2021


MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE

  • Summarize the main purpose of the role.
  • Manages the development and implementation process of company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Estimates project levels of effort and resource requirements by using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff to understand scope of effort.
  • Prepares project plans, schedules and budgets by using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete project.
  • Directs project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans.
  • Assures project quality by using standard development methodologies and by working with SQA to develop and execute project quality plans.
  • Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings.
  • Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.
  • Consults with internal project groups by sharing project management knowledge and assisting or mentoring more junior project leaders in project management processes and techniques.
  • Participates in external project management organizations, conferences and seminars to keep current with industry best practices in project management by joining professional associations and implementing a professional development plan with focus on project management.
  • Understands business environment and relates extensive knowledge of internal and external technological activities to trends.
  • Interfaces with senior management on significant matters, often requiring the coordination of activity across organizational units.
  • Participates in the development of other technical contributors by facilitating training and providing feedback and guidance.
  • May lead a project team. Acts as a mentor to less-experienced staff and may provide work direction or supervise other technical employees.
  • Provides technical leadership to business units.
  • Exercises judgment independently.
  • Plans and organizes project assignments of substantial variety and complexity.
  • Initiates or maintains schedule for projects and project milestones. Establishes priorities of individual or project assignments. Selects methods and techniques to lead a project to completion.
  • Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree

Experience/Background

  • Minimum 3 years    
  • 3-5 years of related work experience with a complete understanding of specified functional area.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of a particular technological field. 
  • Uses in-depth knowledge of business unit functions and cross group dependencies/ relationships. 
  • Is recognized as an expert in work group and across functions. 
  • Will perform this job in a quality system environment. 
  • Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.
  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. 
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. 
  • Has broad knowledge of various technical alternatives and their potential impact on the business.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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