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Project Manager I
Ref No.: 19-00430
Location: New York, New York
Title: Project Manager I
Location: New York, NY
Type: Contract

Our client is seeking a Project Manager to work on a design team, managing small to medium-sized projects.

The Project Manager I will support the design team and manage small to medium-sized projects within that team.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Plan and manage business projects, and make sure they are completed on time, meet the needs of the client and stay within budget.
  • Determine what the client or company wants to achieve.
  • Create timelines; and determine costs and resources needed.
  • Generate a detailed plan and schedule for each stage of the project.
  • Select supporting staff and lead a project team.
  • Negotiate with contractors and suppliers for materials and/or services.
  • Ensure that each stage is progressing on time, on budget and to the processes and quality standards of the company.
  • Report the project progress to senior managers and the client.
  • Manage risks and manage to avoid delays.
  • Occasional travel between New York and Philadelphia may be required.

Required Skills:
  • Must be able to facilitate meetings, take and distribute meeting notes and track next steps.
  • Must be able to roughly estimate design work (how long it will take a designer to complete a task).
  • Required experience with JIRA, Confluence, Smartsheet and WebEx.
  • Able to build a prioritized pipeline.
  • Able to measure and forecast the team's capacity.
  • Able to prioritize work for the team.
  • Able to drive projects and manage stakeholders without being a bulldozer.
  • Should be well organized and confident in abilities.
  • Should be flexible and able to work with many different personality types.