Senior Project Management Consultant

Overview

General Job Description:

  • Leads large cross-functional project teams with complex and/or challenging projects through the development of the following:
    • Sponsor documents and high-level schedules;
  • Project charters that concisely define the scope and objectives of the project;
  • Work breakdown structures that include deliverables, work phases and activities;
  • Network diagrams that identify the precedence relationships, durations, responsibilities and resources for all activities;
  • Validation and compression of project schedules that ensure the quality of the project plan, proper analysis of time-cost trade-offs, and compliance with deadlines.
  • Facilitates challenging project teams that involve conflict between team members, and/or other teamwork issues.
  • Analyzes staffing requirements and advises the Project Manager/Sponsor on staffing levels needed to execute the plan according to schedule.
  • Develops project management policies, procedures, standard reports, coding structures, project metrics, project templates, etc.
  • Generates summary-level project status memos for key stakeholders.
  • Mentors clients in the use of project management tools and methods.
  • Coordinates the use and assignment of PMAlliance project management Consultants, Project Coordinators, and Schedule Analysts.

Work Experience Requirements:

  • Ten or more years of progressive work experience in such fields as new product development, systems integration, project management, etc.
  • Proficient using all popular project management software systems (i.e. Primavera P3, P3e, SureTrak, and MS Project) and in using Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Education Requirements:

  • Must have a Bachelors degree (a technical or business focus i.e. Engineering, Business or Business Administration is preferred).
  • MBA preferred, but not required.
  • PMAlliance’s Project Management Training is required but will be provided upon hiring.
  • Certification by the Project Management Institute as a PMP is required and must be attained during the first year of employment.

Attributes:

  • Strong leadership traits and the ability perform in an environment without on-site supervision or assistance.
  • Good listener with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Executive-level oral and written communication abilities.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter requiring little supervision.
  • Team player with excellent people skills.
  • Ability to multitask effectively.

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Project Experience

Experience
Portfolio Management
Successful portfolio management calls for exceptional data management skills and diligent oversight across multiple efforts.
Experience
Manufacturing
Demanding, time sensitive, and finely tuned, manufacturing projects require close attention and experienced oversight.
Experience
IT Projects
Organizations must be able to successfully execute challenging and highly visible technology projects to maximize revenue.
Experience
Power Plants
Power Plants must be able to keep these vital infrastructure assets current, efficient, and economically positive.
Experience
Energy
High-profile hurdles and expensive risks of failure make these projects critical to manage properly from the very beginning.
Experience
Aerospace
Presents complexities at nearly every stage, from allocating resources to controlling schedule variances, or clearing regulatory & safety hurdles.
Experience
Cross-Functional
Ensuring team members are able to move outside the silos of their department or discipline is the key to achieving success.
Experience
Product Dev
Design and other early-stage activities must be carefully orchestrated while maintaining visibility on future impacts and resource needs.
Experience
Mergers & Acquisitions
Among the riskiest and most strategically important initiatives a company can undertake, and their outcomes can make or break the business.
Experience
Finance & Insurance
Technology implementations call for the right level of planning detail and diligent oversight.
Experience
ERP & SAP
An ERP implementation can be among the most disruptive and strategically important initiative an organization can undertake.