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Project Manager

Job Reference: 20-06710 Type: At least 5 years relevant experience required. - Manage all aspects of small to intermediate projects throughout the development lifecycle, including project scope, schedule, resources, quality, costs and change. - Work closely with stakeholders and to define project parameters, then translate customer needs into formal requirements, using knowledge of the industry and delivery methodology.- Develop detailed project schedule, resource plan, and status reports, managing task assignment to project resources and reporting on and managing project scope throughout the lifecycle - Interface with all areas affected by the project, including end user, services organizations, vendors and implementations partners. - Review project deliverables for accuracy, and apprise management of risks, issues, and recommended mitigations. - Ensure satisfactory transfer of custody and control of product upon handoff, then close all project documentation and archive appropriate records.

Ability to manipulate large quantities of data from multiple data sources and reduce data to meaningful information useful in decision-making. Can effectively deal with ambiguity and complexity to create structure and drive results. Telecom real estate experience and knowledge of entitlement requirements is preferred. Must be able to read and understand contracts and entitlements. Perform time sensitive site audits and analysis to assist market business decisions. Experience in supporting lease negotiations and management of site acquisition vendors. Can perform in a high paced, high demand environment and ability to pivot and adapt as needed.

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Project Manager

Job Reference: 20-06709 Type: This position contributes to the achievement of ***'s strategic, timeline and financial objectives in the planned deployment of new technologies. There is cross-functional interface with *** RF , construction, and with the designated turn-key vendor and milestone vendors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Project Manager provides oversight for the following activities. Other duties may be assigned. - Assist and monitor the vendor in implementation and successful completion of existing site survey and file audit activities. The purpose of those activities is to determine existing leasing and entitlement rights/obligations and site-specific equipment configurations and infrastructure (electric/telco) Communicate ***'s position on lease/permit language interpretation to promote correct and consistent existing site lease/permit analysis by vendor. Perform (or assist) in survey/audit validation (QA) activities, and report findings - vendors new equipment configuration options with objective of assisting RF, vendor, etc in agreeing on best design to meet UMTS performance, financial and deployment feasibility and timeline targets - Instruct vendor on *** guidelines for acceptable leasing and permitting activities and deliverables. Point of contact for vendors escalation of lease and permit issues outside of guidelines Strategize with vendor on Market-specific plans for vendors successful completion of scoped leasing and/or permitting activities with site landlords and jurisdictions. - Monitor vendor deployment production plan and schedule. Identify schedule deviations or challenges and work with team to correct production problems. Understand and monitor various program reporting tools. Suggest enhancements when appropriate. Coordinate appropriate stakeholders- vendor, Region, Market deployment, etc to address specific deployment plan. Scope of Leadership Responsibilities: Manages Project deliverables and timelines, data integrity, ability to run weekly deployment meetings and report updates. Weekly progress reports to management.

Intake Notes:

Additional expenses will not be approved
*** will provide laptop
Offsite until office reopen.

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Project Manager

Job Reference: 20-06708 Type: This position contributes to the achievement of ***'s strategic, timeline and financial objectives in the planned deployment of new technologies. There is cross-functional interface with *** RF , construction, and with the designated turn-key vendor and milestone vendors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Project Manager provides oversight for the following activities. Other duties may be assigned. - Assist and monitor the vendor in implementation and successful completion of existing site survey and file audit activities. The purpose of those activities is to determine existing leasing and entitlement rights/obligations and site-specific equipment configurations and infrastructure (electric/telco) Communicate ***'s position on lease/permit language interpretation to promote correct and consistent existing site lease/permit analysis by vendor. Perform (or assist) in survey/audit validation (QA) activities, and report findings - vendors new equipment configuration options with objective of assisting RF, vendor, etc in agreeing on best design to meet UMTS performance, financial and deployment feasibility and timeline targets - Instruct vendor on *** guidelines for acceptable leasing and permitting activities and deliverables. Point of contact for vendors escalation of lease and permit issues outside of guidelines Strategize with vendor on Market-specific plans for vendors successful completion of scoped leasing and/or permitting activities with site landlords and jurisdictions. - Monitor vendor deployment production plan and schedule. Identify schedule deviations or challenges and work with team to correct production problems. Understand and monitor various program reporting tools. Suggest enhancements when appropriate. Coordinate appropriate stakeholders- vendor, Region, Market deployment, etc to address specific deployment plan. Scope of Leadership Responsibilities: Manages Project deliverables and timelines, data integrity, ability to run weekly deployment meetings and report updates. Weekly progress reports to management.

Intake Notes:

Additional expenses will not be approved
*** will provide laptop
Offsite until office reopen.

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Project Manager

Job Reference: 20-06707 Type: This position contributes to the achievement of ***'s strategic, timeline and financial objectives in the planned deployment of new technologies. There is cross-functional interface with *** RF , construction, and with the designated turn-key vendor and milestone vendors. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Project Manager provides oversight for the following activities. Other duties may be assigned. - Assist and monitor the vendor in implementation and successful completion of existing site survey and file audit activities. The purpose of those activities is to determine existing leasing and entitlement rights/obligations and site-specific equipment configurations and infrastructure (electric/telco) Communicate ***'s position on lease/permit language interpretation to promote correct and consistent existing site lease/permit analysis by vendor. Perform (or assist) in survey/audit validation (QA) activities, and report findings - vendors new equipment configuration options with objective of assisting RF, vendor, etc in agreeing on best design to meet UMTS performance, financial and deployment feasibility and timeline targets - Instruct vendor on *** guidelines for acceptable leasing and permitting activities and deliverables. Point of contact for vendors escalation of lease and permit issues outside of guidelines Strategize with vendor on Market-specific plans for vendors successful completion of scoped leasing and/or permitting activities with site landlords and jurisdictions. - Monitor vendor deployment production plan and schedule. Identify schedule deviations or challenges and work with team to correct production problems. Understand and monitor various program reporting tools. Suggest enhancements when appropriate. Coordinate appropriate stakeholders- vendor, Region, Market deployment, etc to address specific deployment plan. Scope of Leadership Responsibilities: Manages Project deliverables and timelines, data integrity, ability to run weekly deployment meetings and report updates. Weekly progress reports to management

Intake Notes:

Additional expenses will not be approved
*** will provide laptop
Offsite until office reopen.

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HR Coordinator

Job Reference: 20-06702 Type: Job Description: Provide administrative support to a department and/or Manager. Duties include general clerical, receptionist and project based work. Project a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction. Responsibilities: Answer telephones and transfer to appropriate staff member. Meet and greet clients and visitors. Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office. Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing. Maintain hard copy and electronic filing system. Sign for and distribute UPS/Fed Ex/Airborne packages. Research, price, and purchase office furniture and supplies. Coordinate and maintain records for staff office space, phones, parking, company credit cards and office keys. Setup and coordinate meetings and conferences. Maintain and distribute staff weekly schedules. Collect and maintain PC inventory. Support staff in assigned project based work. Other duties as assigned. 5 plus years of experience- Details about the work environment (team, independent, etc.)
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Project Manager

Job Reference: 20-06669 Type: Job Description: Summary: Manages resource and scheduling activities associated with service work with direct responsibility for project/job execution. Education/ Experience. Typically requires a Bachelors Degree in Engineering with a minimum of two (2) years of project management experience, or a minimum of six (6) years of project management and related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for coordination with other business streams and service acquisition group to ensure process compliance and fulfillment. Accountable for assigned projects scope of work, schedule, and budget.
Comments for Suppliers: Looking for a professional that could potentially do contingent labor into a possible permanent role.

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Sr Project Manager

Job Reference: 20-06662 Type:
Some quick references about this opportunity are as below:
Job TitleSr. Project Manager
Duration06+ Months Contract
(Possible Extension or Conversion to Full-Time)
Location100% Remote

Job Description:
The Business Support & Operations Sr Project Manager will be responsible for understanding, organizing, communicating, documenting, and coordinating all planning and business enablement activities that are supported by the First Line of Defense Center of Excellence (FLOD COE). These projects will include but are not limited to Policy and Procedure documentation; Issue Framework, Monitoring and Management; Resiliency Incident Management & Customer Recovery; Complaints Monitoring and Expansion; Root Cause Analytics; Business Intelligence and Analytics; and Interactions and Control Testing & Monitoring. The individual will need to maintain a strong working relationship with First Line and Second Line teams, individual business units, support teams and Information Technology (IT) to ensure a successful deliverable. This is a high visibility role that involves strong leadership.

Job Description:
  • Ability to work with large and diverse teams in multiple locations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast paced environment within a matrix reporting structure.
  • Manage multiple, complex projects in parallel focusing on on-time delivery.
  • Proactively identify and report on risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Provide regular updates on project status, including a risk assessment and list of outstanding issues. Escalate risks to leadership accordingly.
  • Coordinate with the FLOD-COE management team to identify individuals and resources needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Understand who the business is; provides realistic expectations; and actively monitor stakeholder satisfaction.
  • Develop improvements and innovations to enhance timeliness and accuracy of data.
  • Ensure open communication on the project team. Consult and provide advice, facilitate discussions and resolve conflict.
  • Make decisions and take timely independent action in pursuit of priorities.
  • Create clear measures for quality and success of the team.
  • Participate in special projects as needed and perform other duties as assigned.

Required Experience, Skills, or Abilities:
  • Experience with Traditional Waterfall and Agile Scrum Project Management methodologies.
  • Possess strong presentation and documentation skills. Proficient in PowerPoint, Word and Excel. Smartsheets is preferred.
  • Extensive experience leading global, multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Exceptional problem solving and negotiation skills with the ability to work across organizational boundaries to drive complex delivery challenges.
  • Strong business and technical insight, with the ability to quickly understand and communicate technical ideas and challenges across a broad audience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the professional confidence to effectively engage and interact with senior and executive management.
  • Ability to make strong decisions and handle multiple projects under pressure.
  • Ability to direct and motivate others.
  • Ability to focus on desired results, determining what is important and urgent, clarifying next steps, and delegating effectively to meet deadlines and achieve desired results
  • Self-starter, motivated individual who can move a project forward with little direction and/or guidance. Willingness to ask the right questions, engage appropriate points of contact to launch a project from conception into motion.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing moderately sized programs from start to finish within a highly complex operating environment.

Preferred / Plus:
  • General experience in one or more of the following areas: call center management, customer service, business analyst.
  • Experience with SQL Server is preferred.
  • Strong technical background is preferred.
  • Experience with Quality Assurance/Quality Control is preferred.

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Staff Specialist / Office Manager

Job Reference: 20-06658 Type: MUST HAVE SKILLS (Most Important):

Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience

DESIRED SKILLS:
Bachelors degree in business or related field.
Three or more years of professional level experience in a project management role either in an external or internal agency.
Successful track record at client service in a marketing or creative environment.
Ad agency project management experience including print, direct marketing campaigns, online, promotions, TV, and radio.
Knowledge of the benefits of the above communication channels, with the ability to match the channel with the clients communication need.
Ability to lead cross-functional teams, both through idea generation and assessment of ideas generated by others.
Excellent relationship building skills.
Operate effectively in a fast-paced, environment.
Crisis management, resourceful and solution oriented abilities.
Excellent creative project management skills, highly organized and ability to multitask effectively.
Ability to gain client trust and effectively manage client expectations.
Strong understanding of the creative process as well as design and print/web production.


JOB DUTIES:
Responsible for managing small to large projects in support of the *** Enhanced Communities Value Program (Bulk) product. Most common projects and associated responsibilities are:
Responsible for managing small to large projects in support of the *** Enhanced Communities Value Program (Bulk) product. Most common projects and associated responsibilities are:

Developing project plans in collaboration with multiple departments and teams
Work with internal VEC teams to coordinate timing around conversions and product changes with least impact to customer's billing and service continuity
Work with SFC to ensure conversion work and product changes are on schedule, alerts to team on conversion type or product adds
Weekly reporting to Manager and Leadership on conversion progress, roadblocks, or any outstanding items
Property report analyzation to identify address errors for correction, and then triage for order and process correction
Determine DRC resources for same day requests
Assist in developing project plans in collaboration with multiple departments and teams
Determines and documents project successes and lessons learned


LOGISTICS:
Shift: 8-4

Individual Contributor Role
Manager of Projects: Responsible for all aspects of the development & implementation of more than one large project and provides a single point of contact for those projects - original concept thru final implementation. This will help provide a much better customer experience for our property managers when it comes to escalations and implementation status.

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Program Manager

Job Reference: 20-06653 Type: Manager contact is Alexis Douglas [***]

Field Marketing Senior Manager, Executive Programs

Location: Remote/Flexible

Role Description:
The *** Executive Programs team is a creative, fast-paced organization seeking an experienced Marketer to manage and execute account-specific programs.

The Marketer will closely engage and collaborate with the sales teams to align programs with the overall account strategy. In addition to working with sales, the best candidate maintains a broad understanding of the *** ecosystem and determines which part of the organization should be brought in and when.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Executive meeting coordination of all planning logistics including budget management.
Support sales in creating/editing meeting collateral, including executive briefing documents and post-event surveys
Ability to react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround or game-time decisions

Desired Skills:
8-11 + years of high-tech sales or marketing experience, preferably in a field facing role
Strong knowledge of ***.com CRM, or other CRM application and G Suite
Strong project management skills and an ability to develop and deliver campaigns and programs within a very high-velocity environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, must have the ability to communicate with team members at varying levels, conceptually and tactically
Ability to work independently against tight deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment keeping a sharp eye on detail and accuracy
Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, able to turn on a dime and think through problems to come up with innovative solutions
Experience successfully interfacing with external vendors and external marketing agencies

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Program Manager - Marketing Events

Job Reference: 20-06642 Type: Manager is open to supplier contact Kim Fuller [***]

Experienced event professional with 5+ years proven experience in event marketing and project management, specifically for large scale conference and trade show programs with multiple workstreams. Requires strong project management skills, complex budgeting, and ability to manage a timeline. Ability to multi-task programs and projects in a fast-paced environment with short timeframes. Highly motivated leader with high energy, enthusiasm, and passion for the Tableau business. Strong communication and presentation skills. Proven ability in presentation and effective communication skills in formal and informal settings. Experience with leading and managing event vendors and on-site event staff. Strategic and analytical thinker who is able to blend technology and business strategy to develop compelling sponsorship strategy for partner success. Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and dynamic working environment and build excellent rapport with internal teams; strong teamwork is a must. Motivated to learn in a fast-moving environment.

What you'll be doing
The Event Marketing Contractor will support our growing global industry events and trade show programs. This position will work closely with the global marketing work streams, vendors, and Tableau events team to plan and execute quality in person and virtual experiences that delight the Tableau Community.

Some of the things youll be doing include
Overall event management for assigned suite of global industry and trade show events.
Specific responsibilities include the following:
Pre-program planning and process management
Risk assessment and management
Concept/Idea generation
Internal and external client and vendor management
Attendee/Onsite Management
Budget preparation and contract negotiation
Driver of weekly planning meetings for assigned program or workstream
Works to complete Event Plans; conducting needs analysis, establish for implementation,
identifying key objectives, ancillary event plans, timelines, assigns and manages work provided
by contributors as needed for successful event execution.
Manage various internal stakeholders and vendor teams responsible for various functional areas
of each event. Lead resource for driving the onsite execution plan development.
Be in lock-step with other workstream leads to make sure participating working and attending
staff have all they need to be successful on site.
Measure impact and results. Evaluate program progress and results against defined metrics.
Create or reengineer processes, resources, and/or structure to gain productivity and other
program improvements.
Works closely with Sr. Events Marketing Manager to report and manage event budget against
the priorities set for each event.
Ensure tasks, updates, project components, and owners are correctly assigned and on track.

Who you are
Educated. Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or related four-year degree.
Experienced. 5+ years of experience in marketing coordination, events marketing, and project
management.
Domain. Experienced event professional with a passion for building process and results driven events. CPM preferred. Experience working on large scale conference and trade show programs with multiple workstreams.
Strong project management skills, complex budgeting, and ability to manage a timeline. Ability to multi-task programs and projects in a fast-paced environment with short timeframes. Competing priorities and ambiguity do not slow you down.
Leader. Highly motivated leader with high energy, enthusiasm, and passion for the Tableau
business.
Excellent Communication. Strong communication and presentation skills. Proven ability in
presentation and effective communication skills in formal and informal settings.
Experience with leading and managing event vendors and on-site event staff.
Technically Savvy. Strategic and analytical thinker who is able to blend technology and business strategy to develop compelling sponsorship strategy for partner success.
A True Team Player. Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and dynamic working environment and build excellent rapport with internal teams; strong teamwork is a must.
Go-Getter. Motivated to learn in a fast-moving environment.
Tableau Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Working Conditions:
The physical environment currently requires the contractor to work remotely. Contractor must be able to communicate and exchange information over the phone and/or via a computer. Employee must be able to perform work during the core working hours for the role and may be asked to work different and/or additional hours.

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Project Manager

Job Reference: 20-06633 Type: Job Title: Project Manager, Procurement Enablement

Location: Anywhere in the US, must work PST hours**

Department Description:
Global Procurement and Sourcing (GPS) is part of the CFOs organization. Our team touches everyone at *** that interacts with a supplier, purchases something, engages a contractor, or works in a data center. We leverage the *** platform to drive efficiency and standardization in our processes.

Role Description:
The Project Manager, Procurement Enablement will support the organization through core project/program management skills.The Project Manager is recognized as an expert with broad and detailed functional process and technical knowledge in more than one area. He or she will direct projects or programs with a high degree of complexity that require significant investment of time, money, and/or resources. The Project Manager may also be responsible for communications and training.
Your Impact:
Success will be measured by your ability to execute the procurement integration strategy and minimize disruption of work. Communication, engagement, and alignment with your stakeholders are key. You cannot be afraid to roll-up your sleeves and dive into the thick of things.
Project portfolio management including project planning, scheduling, and management across multiple concurrent projects globally.
Manage delivery of complex projects for one or more business functions.
Deliver projects in line with business expectations, schedule, and budget.
Communicate and align with senior management to develop project scope and objectives
Work closely with analysts, development teams, quality assurance, and other teams to define comprehensive project plans.
Engage and inspire employees and project team members.
Articulate the benefits and estimated ROI for each project.
Manage partnerships with vendors on projects.
Able to engage and inspire employees and project team members that may be cross-functional, global, and/or virtual.
Partner closely with IT organization within *** to execute technical projects.
Demonstrate practice of advanced quality concepts.
Develop content and presentations for senior management, functional leaders, and user groups.
Work within tight project timelines and learn quickly in a fast paced environment.
Drives continuous improvement of project management strategies and methodologies within the GPS Projects and Enablement team.

Basic Requirements:
Bachelors Degree or equivalent education experience
5+ years of experience leading projects as a project manager
Able to analyze information, make connections, and demonstrates deep level thinking
Project management skills, especially project planning, risk management, and capacity planning
Excellent spoken and written communication as well as receptive listening skills, with ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences
Broad knowledge of business processes, business metrics, business systems, and interrelationships between organizations
Experience using project management, office productivity, and collaboration platforms (e.g., Google Apps, Smartsheet, Lucidchart, Quip)

Preferred Requirements:
Understanding or exposure to P2P Transformation, Global Trade and Customs Policy, Supplier Data Management
Certification in PMI, PMP, or Lean Six Sigma belt
Understanding of Procurement functional disciplines (vendor management, purchasing, sourcing) or basic corporate financial literacy
Understanding of Coupa, ***, Supplier on-boarding tools, PO/PR/Invoice management tools.
Experience with finance and *** functions and systems
Experience with the Scrum framework for managing projects

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IT Project Manager

Job Reference: 20-06626 Type: Temp to Hire - Salary Expectation range: 95K - 120K

Bill rate range from *** to *** for more exp

3 interviews: 30 int; 1 hour 2nd then 3rd 1 hour - Google hangout

Remote for now but will go into the office once reopened

Agile and PM and has work on Software dev BG
Someone that has started as an Engineer then moved a IT PM would be a good fit

Job Description
This position is for a Digital Project Manager in the IT Program and Portfolio Management Office, leading several key initiatives for the Digital Transformation Program. The Digital Transformation Program is committed to delivering an engaging online experience to all MSI customers to enable them to understand our products better, buy and service them online, so this Digital Project Manager will have the opportunity to interact with representatives of all business functions. This is a high visibility role and is an ideal opportunity for someone with excellent leadership, program management and communication skills.
Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations
Collaborate with IT leadership, business representatives, and project leads to define feature content for Digital Transformation Program
Drive alignment of feature content across businesses, aligning with the strategic goals of each business and the company at large.
Overall responsible for sprint planning, sprint execution and holding teams accountable to their commitments.
Partner with the scrum masters to drive completion of sprint-level activities, identifying and removing roadblocks and negotiating dependencies across teams.
Manage schedule and budget, working with vendors to ensure proper resource capacity to meet demand.
Provide for all project communication, action item management, risk identification and management from an execution standpoint
Responsible for keeping the project data updated on a regular basis as well as providing input as needed for senior leadership review

Desired Background/Knowledge/Skills
Analytical skills - ability to perceive and analyze problems, develop alternatives and recommend sound decisions
People skills - a combination of skills including an ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts
Project management skills ability to drive & lead meetings independently, create and execute project plans, proactively manage risks/issues, maintain compliance with company project management processes
Communication skills - ability to drive productive conversations, independently maintain project documentation, drive follow-up on open actions.
Proficient in basic Google Applications (Sheets, Docs, Slides) as well as Atlassian application (Jira and Confluence)
PMP certification and/or other project management certification is preferred
Experience using Agile, Scrum AND Waterfall methodologies on projects, with heavy emphasis on Agile/SCRUM.
Any previous *** work experience or experience in managing IT projects for a similar industry is preferable
Self motivated and able to work independently
Very strong team player, able to foster teamwork and a positive working environment to the project team.
People skills to be able to work with different roles and personalities
Ability to plan and organize work
Strong aptitude to learn
Recognize and deal appropriately with confidential and sensitive information
Strong written and oral communications skills, an eye for detail
Strong collaboration & active listening skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and rapidly changing environment

Basic Requirements
Bachelors/Masters degree from an accredited university.
At least 5-8 years experience with project management practices and methodologies.
Strong communication and collaboration skills and the ability to form valuable partnerships and working relationships with key stakeholders.
Agile (Scrum, SAFe, etc.) and DevOps experience required

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FAQs

Who is a Project Manager?

Project managers are professionals who are responsible for a particular project in a definite field or vertical. They are responsible for the progress, cost incurred, and efficient execution of their project. Project managers are seen in almost all kinds of companies and businesses, be it fashion, advertising, architecture, or even aerospace and defense.

The main responsibilities that a project manager carries includes developing clear and attainable project goals with straightforward task requirements. The project manager must also take care of the basics of the project execution process, like time, money, and quality. Project manager jobs garner handsome salaries in most companies.

What certifications are required to be a project manager?

There are quite a few certificates that you can earn from some recognized organizations by undertaking a specific course. You can pursue these courses if you fulfil the basic eligibility criteria and crack the aptitude based entrance test of the institute. Certifications like Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Master Project Manager (MPM), and Project Manager Professional Certification (PMP) will help you in applying for mid or senior level position as a project manager in an organization. Stanford and Project Management Institute are two of the major universities that provide specialization in this field. You can also opt for their online short courses to get yourself acquainted with the subject.

What is the scope for project managers?

Any organization works on various kinds of projects: some big, some small. Hence, they require professionals who have proper managerial skills to execute and lead a project. So there is a huge demand for project managers in the job market in all kinds of verticals, which opens a huge amount of opportunities for potential project managers. No matter which field you belong to, being able to manage projects and people will always come in handy.

What type of technical skill sets & qualifications do you need to work in this vertical?

Management directly affects an organization’s productivity and progress. Because the better the projects are managed, the better the reputation and image the business creates. Therefore, candidates are expected to be competent enough to lead and direct projects. They are expected to be careful about the constraints of the project management role, which includes time, cost, scope, and quality.

Experience:
If your past working experience showcases good management skills and your ability to lead, then earning a mid or senior level job in the field will be easy. Therefore, if you are currently employed then you are advised to take up projects and successfully execute them. This will showcase your skills that you can efficiently take initiation, develop clear targets, and work in a group.

Technologies:
There are no particular technologies you should be aware of if you aspire to be a project manager. Nevertheless, you should have a sound command and understanding of technologies related to your particular field. For example, if you aspire to be a project manager in an advertising/marketing firm, you should be aware of technologies and concepts related to human interaction, visual designing, and user interface designing.

What are the career opportunities for a project manager?

There has been a boom in management jobs overall, let alone project management. As a matter of fact, project managers are professionals who are responsible for the whole assignment and hence play a very significant part in an organization’s management team. Therefore, the pay scale is also quite impressive. According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a project manager is about $89,000.

A certification in project managing will come in handy if you wish to further advance in your particular field and seek a hefty increment in your salary.

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