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Project Manager III

Company: Southwest Key Programs Inc.
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Project Manager III drives the coordination of high priority projects that influence operations at the agency level. Focusing their support on a specified region, this role supports efforts at the organization level. The goal of this position is to push the quality of projects, reduce the time between ideation to implementation, and to involve necessary stakeholders needed to reduce operational redundancies. The individual occupying this role will create systems to streamline projects, without unnecessary additional burden to stakeholders participating in the project’s implementation. May require up to 20% travel.Manages the execution of projects that involve the coordination of multiple departments and other key projects as directed by the Regional Director of Operations.Systemizes “project prep”/information gathering efforts in order to streamline the movement from ideation to project startCreates frameworks and assists in defining a project’s scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility. Frameworks must include needed resources, estimated timeframe, and a monitoring and reporting plan.Pushes teams and workgroups to ensure that protocols reach an appropriate level of completeness and incorporates the needs of people, systems and resourcesGathers and manages team of stakeholders to accomplish the project as scoped and within specified timelines, resolving issues as they arise and escalating issues as needed.Develops a detailed project plan to monitor/track progress and implements the use of tools to support those efforts, taking into account the various end users on the projectActs as quality assurance through the duration of the project lifecycle, performing additional discovery where necessary to ensure speedy and quality execution of each projectProvides status updates and reports (including barriers and recommendations for changes in project direction) to necessary stakeholders as well as to Regional Director of Operations.Leverages relationships across departments to keep informed on trending issues and ensure reduction of project overlap where possibleEvaluates existing processes and functions when necessary to assess effectiveness in moving projects into implementationDelegates project tasks based on function and pulls resources outside that scope when neededResponsible for creating project archives to provide mapping for like future projectsParticipates in and complies with all meetings, assignments, process improvement, and quality improvement initiatives as assigned by supervisor.A bachelor’s degree with 6-10 years of related project management experiencePMP CertifiedProven track record organizing and managing a diverse range of assignments and projects with high efficiencyExcellent attention to detail and follow through.Experience implementing projects (at various stage of project lifecycle) at the organizational or regional levelExperience introducing and implementing project management tools to large audiencesExcellent communication an relationship skills, including coaching and facilitationExcellent written and verbal communication skillsSolid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skillsExperience managing budgetsProficient in Microsoft office, using meeting software, and visualization toolsStrong research and analytical skills.Must be able to read, write, and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee must be able to access all components of work station and other office equipment. Frequent typing, writing, bending and twisting. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.General office environment with moderate noise. This position is mostly sedentary, involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. A busy environment with many unscheduled interruptions. Frequent computer use at workstation for extended periods of time. Public contact position requiring appropriate business apparel.

Keywords: Southwest Key Programs Inc., Brownsville , Project Manager III, Other , Brownsville, Texas

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