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Reference # : 17-04871 Title : Project Mgr 3 (Non-IT)
Location : Portland, OR
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 10 Years Start Date / End Date : 11/12/2017 / 11/17/2018  
Description
NOTE: See Additional Position Information document (if attached) for supplemental information regarding specific requirements of the advertised position.

General Requirements (See CWSD for complete details):
Education: Bachelor?s degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Management, Organizational Development, Computer Science or other related technical discipline is required unless Requesting manager determines applicable additional directly-related experience or a combination of education/and directly-related experience can be substituted for the specified degree requirement (see ?In lieu of? or ?No degree? requirements for each level below). Masters degree preferred.
? PMP/PMI Certification is highly desirable.
Experience: With Bachelor's Degree in applicable fields - 10+ years of project coordination/management experience; With Bachelor's Degree NOT in applicable fields - 12+ years direct work experience AND completion of at least 24 semester hours in any combination of: Accounting, Business, Finance, Law, Contracts, Purchasing, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organization and management; With NO Degree - 14+ years direct work experience is required.

Typically responsible for medium- to large-sized projects (from $500K to $2M and higher lifecycle cost).

NOTES: ?Typically? as it refers to project size is determined by an average of the workers assigned projects and also includes the complexity, visibility and sensitivity of the projects within the past year and is not based on a single project funding amount.

All documentation should clearly identify the worker as a Project Manager ?contracted? to BPA and include the name of the worker?s employer.

If performing Project Coordination work, it should NOT account for more than 1/3rd of the billable hours.

General Position Overview ? Project Manager:
The Project Manager plans, executes, and finalizes 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 project objectives & oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

Responsibilities:
? Direct & manage project development from beginning to end, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
? Define project scope, goals & 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 resources & participants needed to achieve project goals.
? Set &continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
? Identify & resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
? Identify & manage project dependencies and critical path.
? Plan & schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
? Track project milestones & deliverables.
? Develop & deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
? Determine frequency & 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 & disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
? Coach, mentor, & motivate project team members to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
? Build, develop, & 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 & tools for project execution and management.

Typical Work Activities may include any of the follow:
? Getting Information ? Observing, receiving, & otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
? Making Decisions & Solving Problems ? Analyzing information & evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
? Interacting With Computers ? Using computers & computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
? Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates ? Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
? Identifying Objects, Actions, & Events ? Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, & detecting changes in circumstances or events.
? Coordinating the Work & Activities of Others ? Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
? Organizing, Planning, & Prioritizing Work ? Developing specific goals & plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
? Communicating with Persons Outside Organization ? Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
? Establishing & Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships ? Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
? Analyzing Data or Information ? Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

General Skill Requirements:
? Direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
? Strong familiarity with project management software.
? Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
? Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
? React to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
? Flexible during times of change.
? Ability to read communication styles of team members who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
? Persuasive, encouraging, & motivating.
? Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
? Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise.
? Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
? Strong written, oral & interpersonal communication skills.
? Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
? Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
? Customer service skills an asset.
? Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements:
Knowledge ? Specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Engineering & Technology ? Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science & technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
? Design ? Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
? Mathematics ? Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
? Computers & Electronics ? Knowledge of electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
? Administration & Management ? Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
? Customer & Personal Service ? Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services; includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Skills ? Specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Active Listening .
? Reading Comprehension
? Speaking
? Writing
? Complex Problem Solving
? Coordination
? Critical Thinking
? Judgment & Decision Making
? Management of Personnel Resources
? Monitoring.

Abilities ? Specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Oral/Written Comprehension
? Oral/Written Expression
? Deductive Reasoning
? Problem Sensitivity