Project Manager

Kansas City, MO
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Project Manager is responsible for the overall management and administration of client projects through the entire cycle. Execute assigned projects to agreed time, scope, budget and quality following established process and delivery methodology. May guide teams consisting of cross functional, global, and virtual groups; assigns responsibility and monitors performance and outcomeProject managers must demonstrate ability to:

  •         Understand client goals, scope and expectations; articulate to team project purpose
  •         Establish a project schedule and manage to scope and budget
  •         Follow and execute upon established communication plan
  •         Provide meeting agendas, meeting notes and status/progress reports
  •         Manage assigned work and resources; 
  •         Manage communications within project team and with stakeholder
  •         Monitor Progress and burn rates as a method for tracking and reporting progress
  •         Proactively identify risks and issues and clearly articulate options or next steps
  •         Continually drive project to completion while keeping client business goals and needs in focus
  •         Motivate colleagues and manage stakeholder priorities in a deadline-oriented environment 

 

PLACEMENT CRITERIA & REQUIREMENTS

  •         Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management or a related field
  •         3+ years technical project management experience
  •         2+ years in professional services industry
  •         Strong communication and interpersonal skills (includes negotiation and conflict resolution)
  •         PMI Certification preferred not required

 

VALOREM EXPECTATIONS

These are the traits that we hold in the same regard for all employees, also viewed as performance indicators.  Each employee should uphold these attributes as a part of their employment with Valorem.

 

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • All employees are expected to exhibit exemplary customer service skills, to all people, regardless of level inside or outside of the company 
  • Written and verbal communication skills should be professional, concise and effective

Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Build alliances to solve problems and achieve objectives by sharing knowledge and information
  • Work cooperatively and respectively with co-workers
  • Strong collaboration skills, works well with ambiguity, works well across roles and groups
  • Openly and actively participates in the direction of our Company
  • Exercise confidentiality concerning the affairs of the business

Personal Ownership and Responsibility 

  • “Own” your work – take initiative, be proactive, anticipate and complete projects in a comprehensive manner while still remembering the details
  • Be here to enhance and promote Valorem  
  • Exhibit a willingness to learn, willingness to problem solve and willingness to step in to help others 
  • Creativity, capacity and a conviction to innovate and deliver best-in-class solutions

Customer Focus

  • Always put the clients’ needs first, thinking proactively from their vantage point, not your own
  • Follow through with all client expectations and accountabilities Time Management and Productivity
  • Meet your timelines and goals 
  • When you say you are going to do something, it is your responsibility to perform within the timeframe

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

While performing the duties of this position the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and drive or ride in a motor vehicle.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.  Must have the ability to travel, sometimes with short notice.

 

Submit resume via email to CAREERS@VALOREM.COM

 

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