24 days old

Senior Project Manager

Samuel, Son & Co. (USA) Inc.
Riverside, CA 92501
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  • Manage a portfolio of complex Manufacturing and growth initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business

  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet and exceed project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously

  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives

  • Strong capital management. Including long cycle capital intensive projects.

  • Report periodically on project execution success. The criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities

  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization

  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project

  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes

  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings

  • Monitor staff performance and complete performance reviews

  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership

  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs

  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices

  • Manage project scope and changes and report accordingly

  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders

  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project

  • Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution

  • Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration or litigation, as needed

  • Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract

  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues

  • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel

  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO and key stakeholders

  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas

  • Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and university stakeholders

  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team

  • Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline

  • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and organizations

  • Strong background on heavy manufacturing preferred

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands

  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results

  • Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; CA Clarity PPM

  • Experience negotiating vendor contracts

  • Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary

  • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close

  • Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance

  • Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management

  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers

  • Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff

  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Projects.

  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products

  • Support diverse and inclusive work environment

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects

  • 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment

  • Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs

  • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective

  • Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross - functional environment

  • Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities

Posted: 2021-11-11 Expires: 2021-12-10
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