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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-03084
Location: Burnsville, Minnesota
Project Manager
Burnsville, MN
Direct Hire

Job Description
  • Our teams of dedicated individuals are turning imaginative ideas into leading products and services that provide elegant solutions for some of the toughest challenges in aviation training.
  • The Client is seeking a qualified, energetic, self-starting Project Manager to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • The Project Manager will be required to interface effectively with all departments involved in designing, developing, building and delivering Client training products; on-time and on-budget.
  • Client customer satisfaction is critical to our success and the Project Manager is the key individual responsible to ensure that the customers' needs and expectations are recognized and addressed.
  • This requires an extremely talented and flexible individual with proven success in managing complex and challenging projects in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Plan and manage execution of projects from contract signing through delivery.
  • Provide overall project control and coordination, requirements definition, scope definition and management, schedule and tasks.
  • Issues management, quality and budget, risk analysis and management, contingency planning, change management.
  • Build and maintain project schedules, ensure on-time delivery of milestones, monitor and report project status, provide day-to-day work direction for project teams
  • Identify and engage stakeholders, develop and maintain outstanding customer service relationships, conduct formal presentations to management.
  • Work with Project Managers, Resource Managers, Team Leads and individual contributors to capture resource assignment updates and apply in MS Project on a daily basis.
Education/Experience
  • 3+ years Project Management experience required.
  • Proven experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Proven experience managing and being accountable for multiple medium and small projects at a given time.
  • Must have strong technical knowledge of MS Project, MS Access, Excel and Word.
  • Direct management experience a plus.
  • Strong project organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: verbal, written and listening, with ability to interface effectively with various organizational levels and across organizational lines.
Desired
  • Proven ability to quickly grasp new concepts, plan work, and execute plans in a fast paced environment.
  • Detail oriented and high sense of accountability.
  • Ability to satisfy deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent judgment, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive.
  • MS Project Server 2013 experience.
  • Candidates with aviation experience are highly preferred.