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Project Lead
Ref No.: 18-00075
Location: Austin, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Element Consulting Group has an immediate need for a Project Lead to join our Client's team in Austin, Texas!

As a Project Lead, you are responsible for managing concurrent projects. You are also responsible for timely delivery of quality project outputs while performing appropriate scope management. You will manage the overall timeline, issues and risks for the project. Along with communicating project status and scope changes to project sponsors and upper management. We require a Project Lead who has strong leadership, excellent communication, and "hands-on” project management skills, as well as proficiency in motivating and leading others through vision, strategic positioning, and leadership characteristics.

You facilitate definition of project scope and objectives with a team, and oversee/coordinate all aspects of project, plan and direct schedules as well as project budgets.

You are great at:
  • Developing detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budgets, and status reports.
  • Conducting project meetings and is responsible for project deliverables.
  • Managing the integration of vendor tasks, and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • Recommending/taking action to direct the analysis of and solution to problems.
  • Providing visibility to team impediments/risks and helps eliminate them
  • Breaking projects into measurable milestones
  • Helping team achieve project goals while partnering with the Product Manager on overall business goals
  • Facilitating planning, daily stand-ups and retrospectives
What it takes:
  • Proven track record of successful project/program management of mid-sized projects
  • Experience with project management of several concurrent projects for commercial operations, security and service management.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative problem-solving skills required.
  • Excellent communication and people skill required.
  • Ability to organize, define charter, plan and create a team environment that will lead into a team motivated to deliver.
  • Effective facilitation skills for participatory decision making.
Candidates authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply; Element Consulting Group is not sponsoring or transferring work visas at this time. Due to client requirements, we are not able to work with third party employers on this opportunity.

Element Consulting Group offers an attractive benefits package including medical, life, dental & vision insurance, health saving account, 401(k) with match and more!