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LisaRose
12th Jul '11, 04:10
Job Title Project Manager - New Product Development



Description SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Project Manager is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations in the project team while supporting the direction of the Project Leader.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Work with the Project Leader and Team Members to develop and maintain the Master Project Plan.
2. Ensure projects remain aligned with the project plan by addressing any resource conflicts and addressing low level problems as they emerge.
3. Ensure that the Project Design History File is current and accurate and manage documentation and communication needs for the project, ensuring all regulatory standards are met (e.g. project SharePoint).
4. Support Core Team meetings by preparing the agenda, project updates, taking meeting minutes.
5. Support PDT Meetings by developing current and accurate project data and Stage Gate criteria. Update Risk Management plan and Issue Tracker.
6. Manage the Project Lessons Learned process by identifying improvements to existing project management processes, systems and tools.
7. Continuously develop knowledge and skills by attending internal/external training, conferences and researching industry practices.
8. Manage issues and risks by monitoring known risks and preparing mitigation plans for each of these risks.




Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education required/ preferred:
BA/BS in science, engineering, project management or business administration with five years experience in project management of which one year includes experience in the product development process. Or AS in science, engineering, project management or business administration with seven years experience in a project management position of which two years includes experience in the product development process. Or high school diploma and PMI certification with nine years experience in a project management position of which four years includes experience in the product development process.
Experience:


Preferred Skills/Qualifications:


Project management skills.
Effective planning and organization skills including the proven ability to work against multiple objectives simultaneously.
Prepare audience specific reports and communications.
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products including MS Outlook and Project.
Translate communicated ideas into robust project plans.
Detail oriented.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to establish and maintain a trusted role with the various stakeholders in coordinating multiple functions across the organization.
Work independently and collaboratively across functions.

Skills/Competencies: Action Oriented
Process Management
Building Effective Teams
Action Oriented
Customer Focus (PDT, PLs, PMT)

Other Skills: “Certified Associate in Project Management” or “Project Management Professional” (PMI Certification) within 12 months of entering position.

*This position is located in CT and relocation assistance is not available.

Function R&D



To apply to this position please email your resume to Lisa@jaceconsultingcompany.com

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