Project Manager in Houston, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 10/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Reporting to the Sr. Director, Workforce Division the Project Manager is a key member of the team responsible for managing assigned projects including facilities development, process improvement, and application implementation by working with multiple functional groups across the agency and contractors they move projects to completion. The PM maintains project status using Smartsheet and other tools and communicates effectively to team members, executive management, and workforce board funders. They combine knowledge from each functional area to complete project tasks and lead the team in building processes and systems to complete these in the future. This position handles multiple assignments in a rapidly changing, fast paced environment with frequent direct interaction with leaders.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Leads project teams of operational and functional area staff to complete assigned projects.
  • Maintains project task and status information using Smartsheet.com tools.
  • Proactively communicates to team members, executives, and funders to inform, drive action, and obtain decisions
  • Ensures that projects adhere to agency and workforce board policies and procedures as well as contractual obligations.
  • Works with each unit to identify and bridge gaps between teams responsibilities – ex. Compliance paperwork needed for a particular program funder that requires specialized information from Facilities, IT, and Procurement.
  • Develop strong working relationship with board contract managers and other key board staff.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

SKILLS:

  • Ability to influence others without authority
  • Ability to understand and interpret a variety of policies and procedures
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions
  • Able to think critically, analyze information, identify trends and develop strategic courses of action
  • Ability to clearly present complex process, business management, and financial information both in writing and verbally

 



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)