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Long Beach

Project Manager, Global

Freelance to potential regular/full-time.

JOB SUMMARY:

Managing all things associated with a major automotive account’s Global Team’s projects. Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated project(s) to ensure that goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creating a motivating and encouraging environment for team members.
  • Realizing all the needs of the clients properly and being able to provide them with appropriate and precise solutions.
  • Building, as well as maintaining, good, healthy relationships with staff, clients, and partners.
  • Reviews all project proposals and plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
  • Prepares project reports for management, client, or others as required.
  • Motivating and helpful in providing guidance to other team members. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; preferably PMI certified.
  • Minimum of 4-6 years project management experience.
  • Experience in working with an international team is a plus.
  • Mac literate, in the applications of Word, Excel, Project and database management software.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, Project and Project Server.
  • Demonstrated success working in a small team setting.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills.
  • Job requires some evening and/or weekend work