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CW Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-06797
Location: Plano, Texas
Job Title: Project Manager
Job Location: Plano, TX
Job Duration: 6 + Months Contract


Job Description:
  • What are the key objectives for this resource (project summary)?
  • Service Operations is looking for an junior level Project Manager to assist in managing the program schedule, budget and assist with reporting and risk and issues tracking for a major implementation.
Responsibilities
  • Update the program schedule using MS Project and help determine the critical path
  • Analyze program schedule for errors, risks, and opportunities
  • Analyze program resource allocation to determine constraints
  • Support the Project and Program Manager in creating executive level reports and presentations
  • Collect information from the various project teams, consolidate information, and create status updates
  • Work closely with budget management and scope management to ensure alignment
  • Manage program risks & issues and provide weekly reports
  • Manage program change request process
  • Maintain the program budget tracking including vendor contracts and invoicing
Must Haves
• 4+6+ years of relevant Project Experience
• Expert user of MS Project and its reporting functions
• Advanced user of MS Project Server
• Advanced user of MS Excel and MS Power Point
• Attention to detail (especially with numbers and dates)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Self-motivated and proactive
• Strong analytical ability and a critical thinker
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize
• Able to drive results while maintaining a collaborative and respectful environment

Preferred/ Nice-to-haves
• Experience with large IT implementations
• Automotive finance experience