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Project Manager 1 III

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  • ID: 488492
  • Posted: 7/20/2021
  • Location: Moon Township, PA
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 9 - 12 Months

Description

Acara Solutions is looking for a Project Manager for our Client located in Moon Township, PA.
  • This candidate will be a part of the Commercial Operations Center of Excellence Program Management Organization and will serve as a Project Manager. 
  • The candidate will be responsible for managing various projects to be assigned during the course of the engagement. 
  • The scope of work for this project manager will to initiate, plan, control, execute, and close project deliverables following Client-prescribed processes, Client"s Prelaunch for IT methodology, and Client Project Management playbook. 
  • Drafting the project charter; ensuring requirements are aligned with the scope and approved by the sponsor
  • Working with resource managers to staff projects. 
  • Defining and communicating roles for project team
  • Developing the project plan with direct input from stakeholders that details the work break down structure, critical path, resources, and effort. 
  • Ensuring stakeholders are committed to the plan
  • Establishing project budget; capital hardware, software, and labor; expense labor and non-labor
  • Developing communication strategies with key stakeholders
  • Developing risk management plans; identifying risks and develop respective mitigation and contingency plans. 
  • Defining the risk reserve and incorporating it into the project plan
  • Managing employee, contractor, and supplier deliverables to ensure the project is completed on time per the approve schedule
  • Managing quality of the deliverables. 
  • Ensuring all requirements have been validated and ensuring the user acceptance tests have been developed, approved, and executed to successful completion prior to going live
  • Managing the project budget; tracking effort and green dollar spend; correlating actuals and forecast to the plan (burn rate)
  • Leading communications with key stakeholders. 
  • Monitoring and reporting on schedule and budget variances. 
  • Ensuring all communications related to implementation are completed
  • Documenting and driving issues through resolution; escalating to customer, supplier, and Client management as necessary
  • Continually managing risk to reduce the impact or likelihood of occurrence
  • Ensuring sign-off on all major system deliverables by stakeholders
  • Ensuring all invoices are received and processed
  • Developing and managing the implementation plan including production verification. 
  • Managing issues at go-live and through warranty period
 
Pay and Benefits:
The salary for this position is $91.55 per hour (Max Pay rate).
 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High School or GED
  • Minimum of 3 years" experience in Project Manager
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Prior IT experience, specifically in managing software development projects. 
  • Experience in front end applications. (eCommerce, CRM, order management, configuration, EDI, web, field service)
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.


Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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