Assistant Project Manager / Project Coordinator

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Our client is seeking an Assistant Project Manager / Project Coordinator in Beaverton, Oregon (OR). The nature of the work is focused on defining tools and processes to support overall organizational excellence in program/project management and process definition. Responsibilities:
Schedule/Plan Management: Assists project manager in facilitation of project work breakdown sessions. Formulates initial project schedule; maintains project schedule with minor oversight from project manager. Assists project manager in the collection of key project metrics and health/progress indicators
Project Resource Management: assist the project manager with defining project resource requirements; maintains project resource plans
Communications Management: Supports project manager to execute project communication plan (internal and external); provides status communications and project health/metrics reporting
Cost Management: Manages project cost estimates; compiles project budget data based on actual versus forecast hours for accounting purposes
Project Risk Management: Defines risk management plan, analyzes risk for criticality, probability, and impact; Develops risk mitigation strategies, assigns owner and actions
Assistant Project Manager/Project Coordinator to support one to many Project Managers. The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a project manager role, with strong documentation, organization, administration, and communication skills. In this role you will be responsible for attending meetings, documenting meeting minutes. You will also be involved in project planning, following the project plan, forecasting/analysis, and monitoring the project plan and budgets.
Experience in working with a formal project management methodology
MS Project - must have experience building and managing a project schedule
Excel, PowerPoint, Word skills are required
Experience in high functioning/highly delivering technical team
SharePoint administration experience highly valued
Highly flexible and able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
Ability to work independently and within a team setting
Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills
Previous Project financial reporting would be considered an asset
Self starter, go getter, positive attitude, takes initiative, can hit the ground running
Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
Typically requires a Bachelors Degree and minimum of 0-1 years directly relevant work experience. Note: One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 1 year; Masters + 0-3 years; Associates degree + 1-3 years; High School + 3-5 years. project management certification
Req Number: 1382275-WQG
Date: 2014-11-13 10:31:22
City: Beaverton
State: OR
Country: US
Postal Code: 97005
Industry: Technology
Category: IT Project Management

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