Project Manager

Project Management – Racine, Wisconsin
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation BOE

Project Manager

Racine, Wisconsin

The role of the Project Manager is to define, plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Review and approve all project material purchases
  • Review and challenge labor, material and expenses charged to projects on a weekly basis
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Track project milestones and deliverables
  • Prepare and present monthly project financial forecasts
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist Account Managers with development and maintenance of client relationships
  • Assist with client quotations as required by the Sales group
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Education Requirements

  • Associate’s Degree required
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Certifications: PMP, CAPM, PgMP, PMI-SP, PMI-RMP, CPM, APMC, PE preferred

Skills / Abilities

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced PC skills with demonstrated knowledge and application of Word, Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint, SharePoint  and CRM
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and handle large volume of detail with accuracy and reliability


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  • Location
    Racine, Wisconsin
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
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