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Project Manager in Lake Oswego, OR at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

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Job #:  970335

Project Manager
Lake Oswego, OR
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Our client's Learning Solutions Team has an immediate full-time contract position open for an Intermediate Project Managers with project management experience. In this role you will plan, track, and drive a project implementing performance support into an online application. You will be responsible for managing the schedule for the project, communication, risk analysis, quality assurance, team and vendor management, and implementation of highly visible, sensitive and multifaceted project. In addition, you will identify and resolve issues related to project, ensure assigned project is delivered within scope, schedule, budget and quality levels are consistent with partner/customer expectations.
Essential Functions
  • Manages complex individual project and project deliverables within a program.
  • Supports the development of efficient, cost-effective solutions.
  • Contributes to the accuracy of components in the business case.
  • With support, negotiates agreement on project schedule.
  • Understands and applies appropriate methods or recognized equivalents in completing assignments.
  • Supports the primary interface between the vendor and the senior project manager for given project(s) in the management of the successful delivery of a solution.
  • Applies approved project management methods and business methods to project.
  • Contributes to the business plan.
  • Develops the project plan.
  • Accountable for the success criteria, development, publication and updating of project deliverables.
  • Manages the tracking of interdependencies (start to finish relationships) within the project deliverables.
  • Identifies needed resources.
  • Identifies project metrics.
  • Delivers a project based on its function, e.g., development, infrastructure etc.
  • Uses appropriate lifecycle to develop solutions.
  • Works on assignments of moderate scope.
  • Works within accepted guidelines.
  • Requires moderate planning and scheduling.
  • With guidance oversees transition to operational production status.
  • Manages project close-out activities.
  • May conduct post-implementation review.
  • Recognizes and communicates project and team successes.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum two (2) years of exposure to project management or member of project management team.

  • Bachelor's degree in related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.

Additional Requirements
  • Understands all project life cycle phases and applies knowledge in the delivery of at least one (1) phase of the project delivery life cycle.
  • Uses Agile project management approach.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Able to assess and plan training & development project work related to implementation of HR technology
  • Able to work well with a core team of learning, change management, and communications professionals
  • Able to establish rapport and communicate with executives, project managers, business leads, team members, and customers of training programs
  • Able to adapt to changing priorities and revised project schedules
  • Able to take initiative to establish deadlines and ensure deliverables are delivered on time, on budget, aligned to quality standards.
  • Able to learn new systems and processes in a complex multi-functional program environment
  • Able to work effectively with a geographically distributed team

EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.