Project Manager in Richfield, MN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  822125

Title: Project Manager (Non IT) II

Work Location: Richfield, MN

Position Overview:


Responsibilities/Deliverables that the resource will be responsible for:

What would a normal day for this position look like??

  • Prepare for project meetings by updating documentation and determining meeting outcomes
  • Scheduling and facilitating project meetings
  • Attend meeting to capture notes, action items, risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies.
  • Send out meeting notes
  • Follow up with owners of action items coming due
  • Putting together plans for execution
  • Communicating status, issue, and risks to stakeholders
  • Managing the project plan and holding project team members accountable



Skills Overview:

What are the MUST have skills that you are looking for in a candidate?

  • Leadership Skills: Keep cross-functional team members engaged
  • Organizational Agility:  Ability to navigate the organization
  • Time Management:  Ability to prioritize and be successful at spinning multiple plates at once.
  • Project Management Experience and Skillset.


What are the technologies and the depth of the technologies that a candidate must have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Sharepoint
  • Microsoft Office


What are the soft skills that you feel candidates must-have in order to be successful in this role?

  • Communication
  • Initiative
  • Org agility
  • High attention to detail



Prescreening Questions

  1. Do you have BBY experience? Tell me about the role
  2. How do you deal with ambiguity in a project?
  3. How do you get up to speed quickly when running a project in a new area?



Interview Process Overview (Ideally would like to interview as soon as possible):


  • Half-hour phone screen – (Jeremy Farnan and Jen Lotzer)
  • Half-hour face-to-face – (Jeremy Farnan and Jen Lotzer - Katie Jacob optional)