Title : Project Manager, PMO Senior Associate
Job Number: 10313
Location:Fountain Valley, CA

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JOB SUMMARY:
  • Our Project Managers lead projects using our PMO best practices to support our System and Application Managers.  We deliver Secure IT Services and Solutions to our cleints.  Project Managers are responsible for governance to ensuring that project execution is compliant with our standard processes, deliverable templates, and review checkpoints.  This position will perform all activities required by Project Management Professionals including but not limited to Project Scope, Time & Cost  Management, Project Communication, Risk Management, Project Human Resources Management, Project Procurement management, Quality Assurance and General PMO support, and general Business Analysis and PMO Operational Reporting.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform all activities required by project management professionals, these include:

  1. Project Integration Management Activities:
    1. Develop a Project Charter
    2. Develop Project Management Plan
    3. Direct and Manage Project Execution
    4. Monitor and Control Project Work
    5. Perform Integrated Change Control
    6. Close Project or Phase
  2. Project Scope Management Activities:
    1. Support and/or Collect Business Requirements
    2. Define project scope
    3. Create Work Breakdown Structure using MS Project
    4. Verify Scope with business Stakeholders and Technical Team
    5. Control Scope
  3. Project Time Management Activities:
    1. Define and document Activities outside of the project schedule;
    2. Sequence Activities and Identify Dependencies;
    3. Estimate Activity Resources through meetings with team members;
    4. Estimate Activity Durations;
    5. Develop project schedule
    6. Control schedule impacts
  4. Project Cost Management Activities:
    1. Estimate costs through meetings with team leaders and vendors;
    2. Determine / Manage Project Budget;
    3. Control Costs
  5. Human Resource Management Activities:
    1. Develop resource management plan;
    2. Acquire necessary project team members;
    3. Develop project team to support project deliverables;
    4. Manage project team;
  6. Project Communication Management Activities:
    1. Identify and document project Sponsor and Stakeholders;
    2. Develop Communication Plan
    3. Distribute information
    4. Manage Stakeholder Expectations
    5. Report Performance and Project Status
  7. Risk Project Management Activities:
    1. Plan Risk Management
    2. Identify Risks
    3. Perform Qualitative Risk Analysis
    4. Perform Quantitative Risk Analysis
    5. Plan Risk Responses
    6. Monitor and Control Risks
  8. Project Procurement Management Activities:
    1. Plan and support Procurement
    2. Conduct / support / coordinate Procurement activities.
    3. Administer Procurement
    4. Close Procurement
  9. Conduct Project Status Meetings
    1. Manage and document meeting minutes and action items as needed;
  10. Quality Assurance Activities
    1. Ensure all PMO Policies, Standards, and Processes are upheld and performed.
    2. Manage and support Business User Acceptance Testing;
    3. Ensure Security Reviews are conducted on all project initiatives;
    4. Ensure Architecture Reviews are conducted on all project initiatives;
  11. PMO Support
    1. Facilitate and educate project members of PMO objectives, strategies, standards, and policies.
    2. Provide quality feedback and project lessons learned
    3. Lead / Support Project Quality Audit as directed by PMO
    4. Support continual improvement of PMO Templates and Procedures.
    5. Maintain awareness/understanding of best practices in IT industry
    6. Support and maintain Project Sites using SharePoint 2013
    7. Must demonstrate high level of interpersonal skills and relationship management capability.
REQUIRED SKILLS, ATTRIBUTES & EDUCATION:
  • B.S. Degree (Minimum)
    PMP Certification Required

    1. STRONG MS Project 2010 skills required
    2. Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
    3. Strong Analytic, Documentation, and Organizational Skills
    4. Efficient with multitasking between multiple projects
    5. Data Analysis Skills (e.g., SQL data extraction, Exporting to MS Excel, data manipulation, Report Formatting, and analysis)
    6. Proficiency in all Microsoft products including:  MS Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint 2013
    7. Experience using Project Server 2013 a plus
    8. Minimum 7 years Project Management Experience or 5 year Project Management with 2 years of Business Analyst experience.
    9. Experienced with entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) for solution delivery
    10. Project Management Office (PMO) experience a plus.
    11. Experience with automotive industry a plus