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Project Management Specialist - Senior more...
Location:Farmington (Farmington Hills), MI
Company:CDI Corporation
First posted:May 19, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)
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Project Management Specialist - Senior Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States

Project Manager Specialist

  • The Project Manager Specialist will be the go-to expert on project management processes and structure; assist in standardizing the practice of project management by building a project management culture through the mentoring of project managers in the organization. Excellent analytical skills are necessary as well as the ability to work with multiple stakeholders.

Additionally the Project Manager Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Provide input and review to project managers for development of schedule, work breakdown structure, estimates and work packages during the different phases of the project.
  • Work with project managers to ensure accurate project cost reporting. Reconcile EPM project budget with IT and Business Actuals. Oversee management of scope changes, trends and change notices initiated from project managers.
  • Develop timely, accurate in-depth analysis of project cost and schedule data, provide corrective action recommendations.
  • Collaboration with supporting organizations: Office of General Counsel, Procurement, Controlling, IT, Accounting, Vendor and Supplier management, Contract Management, Coordination of plans and related project activities.
  • Assist project managers in conflict resolution and facilitation to create consensus and ensure project application of project management processes
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills. Development of presentations.
  • Working with MS Tools: PowerPoint, Word, MS Project, mail and scheduling tools.
  • Project planning and timeline management. Managing multi-million dollar supplier related projects.

Additional Skills:

  • Minimum 8 Years Experience Required
  • Proven expertise in: Large scale (enterprise) Project Management utilizing industry recognized PM methods and tools

Proven Skills:

  • Team and personnel leadership; Lead team of PM and Management professionals on large scale, enterprise wide projects.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Experience in managing large scale, highly complex, long-term projects recently
  • Project management methodology based on the PMBOK 9 knowledge areas
  • MS Tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project
  • Project Management tool - Clarity
  • Cost estimation techniques and business case preparation
  • Financial services/captive auto finance industry experience
  • Strong understanding of System Development LifeCycle (SDLC) & IT application development process

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 369852

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