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Project Manager - Convention & Event Planning

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Job Description

Job Description:


The Project Manager’s role will be to provide direction and support for Convention Initiative Project Lead team members that enhance mission-directed project operations through collaborative planning, coordinating, directing, and designing all project activities. This individual will provide cross-functional leadership while collaborating directly with the Initiative Lead and decision makers in other organizational communities to initiate, staff, design, develop, deploy and support the project.  
In addition, the Project Manager’s primary goals are to accomplish project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities. The Project Manager in conjunction with all of the Project Team Leads will ensure the project is completed on time and within budget, and that the project’s objectives are met.


Responsibilities
• Lead the planning, coordination, deployment and support of the project
• Manage the end-to-end project lifecycle, including resources, interdependencies and task sequencing. Identify and manage the critical path
• Guide change management and organizational communication
• Escalate risks and issues
• Achieve operational objectives through the preparation and completion of project deliverables
• Complete project request form and project charter
• Oversee the project budgeting and forecasting – manage budget vs actual costs
• Develop and track project schedule
• Champion the use of SharePoint to ensure maximum sharing of information and learning within the initiative and project teams
• Manage vendor relationships on a day-to-day basis to ensure completion of tasks owned by external parties
• Compile and manage weekly project status dashboards and report project status to the Project Management Office or Initiative Lead on a weekly basis
• Assist with weekly integrated project team meetings
• Escalate project risks and issues





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Job Requirements

Basic Requirements
• 3-5 years of project management experience
• Experience in strategic planning and execution
• Proven experience in project planning, organization, and development
• Excellent understanding of project management principles including but not limited to project lifecycle
• Superior understanding of the mission, vision, goals and objectives
• Strong understanding of human resource management principles, practices, and procedures
• Considerable knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations. Considerable experience performing or managing business analyst functions including needs analysis, requirements definition, user acceptance testing, etc.


Soft Skills
• Proven leadership ability with political savvy; must be able to interact with senior executives with authority
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated experience with the cultural dynamics of a non-profit organization
• Strong negotiating skills
• Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
• Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
• Keen attention to detail
• Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
• Exceptional service orientation
• Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative matrix environment

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Peter Bonjuklian
Post Date 8/21/2015
Location New York, NY
Base Pay $38.50 - $45.50 /Hour
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Marketing
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID SASCONS00078183
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