The project manager will manage all aspects of firm-wide projects from inception to completion and in some cases will be the liaison between Christianson and the client. Demonstrates the ability to be forward thinking to see a potential issue so it can be addressed before it becomes a reality. This person will collaborate with many different people throughout the organization to keep workflow on track to meet deadlines.
A successful applicant for this position will interact effectively with co-workers throughout the firm. Responsibilities for the Project Manager include:
- Prepare fall and winter season schedules
- Meet with supervisors/managers/partners to get projections of time needed and due dates for each project
- Communicate directly with project in-charges affected by conflicts. Provide input for potential solutions for addressing conflicts.
- On-going maintenance and review of scheduled hours to determine hour availability for new projects and/or project transitions
- Review staff project shelves and identify opportunities associated with projects, as it relates to staff capacity or project transitions
- Establish inventory observation schedule and identify any travel schedule concerns
- Provide diversity in project teams to allow staff to work with multiple seniors, supervisors, managers and partners
- Ensure consistent time entry and budget entry by staff
- Run various time entry reports for supervisors/managers/partners and accumulate information as requested relating to projects and hours incurred
- Work with managers and partners on allocation of projects consistent with career path goals of members of the department
- Perform calculations of departmental key performance metrics
Compliance Consulting Administrative Work (RIN Tracking):
- Correspondence with clients to request/receive information
- Updating RIN tracker tool
- Pull data samples for testing
- Report conversion for data checks
- Communicate with in charge(s) relating to changes in scheduling or projects
- Communicate with staff and supervisors on project deadlines to ensure time is scheduled appropriately so that deadlines are met.
- Positively represent the firm by communicating effectively with clients.
- Interact effectively with co-workers in the department and throughout the firm.
- Minimum Two Year Degree
- 1-2 years of experience in an office setting preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
Skills and Abilities:
- Customer and Personal Service – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing effective customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Active Listening — Giving full attention to what others are saying, clarifying understanding, asking appropriate questions, and not interrupting.
- Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making situations.
- Critical Thinking — Using logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Judgment and Decision Making — Identifying ways to simplify and improve work systems and processes to achieve better results.
- Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of performance and the actions needed to improve or correct issues or processes.
- Coordination — Working collaboratively with team members in the department and in other areas of the firm.
- Time Management – Managing work to achieve results within budget and on time.
- Problem Sensitivity — Anticipating problems and taking action to prevent or minimize their impact.
- Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems which ultimately produce logical answers.
- Oral/Written Comprehension — The ability to effectively, candidly and clearly communicate spoken and written information.
- Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine thoughts and ideas to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Initiative: Recognizing the broader implications of a project; doing all that should be done, not just as directed.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Office setting, telecommuting and flexible work environment potential.
This job description reflects the assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
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