Experience level: Associate Experience required: 8 Years Education level: Bachelors degree Job function: Project Management Industry: Logistics wand Supply Chain Pay rate : $70 per hour Total position: 1 Relocation assistance: No
This role is onsite from Day 1 with an option to work in a Hybrid model. Please submit local candidates only!
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Requires a high degree of PM knowledge, exp., skill & expertise from basic proj admin tasks to strategic application of the discipline.
Addl. soft skills needed: Comm, problem solving, managing for results, managing conflict, creativity & critical thinking.
Operates in coordination with & takes direction from both the ePMO Lead/Project Lead to ensure:
All proj activities/outputs align with strategic objectives, deliverables, schedules, business case & expectations set with Sponsors & UPS senior leadership.
Support combination of complex/multiple smaller proj while facilitating/guiding team to adhere to PM discipline.
This position will drive setting the teams cadence for planning, updates & status reviews with Sponsors. He/she supports the success of the proj by applying UPS PM principles, guidelines & stds. Travel may be required as needed.
Assists Project Lead to Ensure Proj Output Meets Program Expectations (~ 15% of time)
Facilitates all Proj Planning & Execution of PM Activities (~ 25% of time)
Applies PM Processes/Tools Appropriate for Proj (~ 50% of time)
Identifies/Manages Interdependencies with other Proj/Initiatives (~ 10% of time)
Manages proj scope, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building & deployment of proj from beginning to end
Creates/manages PM artifacts while educating the team on their creation/proper use throughout proj such as:
o Project Charter
o Project Pln
o ID Risk/Issue & mitigation
o Status report dev/updates appropriate PM artifacts, as needed
Reviews deliverables & ensures quality.
Provides PM methodology/tools to ensure proper governance, oversight, strategic alignment & proj success.
Facilitates initiation/planning of proj scope (i.e. Objectives, resources, milestones, risks, comms, etc)
Analyzes funding, cost plans & actual expenses to verify expenses are in line with funding with the Project Lead
Proficient in PM discipline with emphasis on effective use of PM soft skills essential to his/her success
Solicits/gathers info. via interviews with process owners to understand the “as-is” &” to-be” processes
Identifies individual/team skill gaps & recommends improvement opportunities.
Provides internal/external customers & stakeholders thorough responses to problem resolution.
Identifies root causes to ensure problems do not reoccur.
Communicate processes to customers trained on process changes/enhancements.
Dev/monitor process metrics to gauge health of a proj & identify process improvement opportunities.
Observe a process & gather feedback/concern from others for process improvement opportunities.
Exp. applying Stakeholder/Comm. Mgmt. principles including governing bodies/Owners/Sponsors/key senior stakeholders/Project Lead/team/SME’s.
Able to plan weeks in advance to plan efforts & manage multiple projects.
Able to work full time (~40 hours per week with potential to work overtime if necessary); must be flexible to work occasional wkds., holidays & possible overnight stays depending on the assignment, as needed.
Exp./expertise with commercial PM software (i.e., MS Project /Office/etc.) & the ability to learn UPS Projects Website & other tools.
Exp. with web-based remote meeting applications (i.e., Skype, Zoom, etc.)
Willing to travel by plane or driving personal vehicle or rental car. [Note: mileage, airfare, rental car will be reimbursed]
BS Degree (or intl comparable degree)
5 years complex proj, prog, or PMO exp.
8 years PM exp.
Exp. using MS Office including MS Project/SharePoint
Local to the job posting.
PM Certifications: PMI PMP, Agile, LEAN Certified/Six Sigma, etc Full-Time
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