Project Manager I

Job Description

This position works closely with the Project Managers and various Regional and Corporate staff. This is the first step towards management responsibilities. It is viewed as a junior Project Manager (PM) position within the organization and the company. The PM I is an expanding, upwardly mobile role into management. Handles small to medium size site counts Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Works with management to manage work distribution amongst initiative PC teams
  • Distributes PO tasks amongst team members
  • Works with Closeout Specialist to determine areas of need and assigns PCs to assist COS with document uploads
  • Helps troubleshoot and train
  • Coordinates with Closeout Specialist, Finance PC, and Finance Sr. Analyst to bring projects to a close
  • May be required to attend meetings and conference calls with the customer or corporate staff to support the efforts of project and market staff management.
  • Provides timely project status updates to PM and SPCM
  • Tracks incoming sales orders, initiates the creation of projects for incoming orders
  • Works with PM when there are questions about appropriate drivers/work completed, etc.
  • Completes PARS requests as needed and communicates with corporate staff regarding budgets and purchasing issues works with PSU to setup and maintain updated and accurate project budgets
  • Investigate POs that are 'rejected' or 'on hold' by Purchasing Team
  • Research as needed to support PCs and PM teams
  • re: budgets, quote discrepancies, PO issues, conflicting vendor reports etc.
  • Analyzes project finances to reconcile variances in project budgets and vendor purchase orders
  • Conducts financial true up at commercial milestones
  • Processes vendor check requests
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or 3 years equivalent experience.
  • Willingness to learn/train for various NSORO and Customer specific programs such as Oracle R12, NSite, NORAD, Filenet, Scoping Tools, PARS, and Site Trac ability to become SME and train others on the use of these tools
  • Intermediate to expert in all aspects of Microsoft Office with heavy emphasis on MS Excel
  • Familiar with basic accounting
  • able to calculate percentages
  • Flexible
  • able to adjust quickly to changing priorities
  • Ability to write clear and concise status/progress reports excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify resources to verify information and communicate effectively identify problems and work out a resolution
  • Ability to work at a high level of accuracy with attention to detail
  • Able to work in self-directed environment
  • Able to maintain confidentiality

Additional Information

  • Ability to travel for meetings with vendors, suppliers, service providers or off-site contractors as business dictates
  • Willingness to learn/train for various nsoro and customer specific programs
  • Ability to become SME and train others on the use of these tools

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