Project Management Specialist

Job description

Analyze Project Needs The project management specialist must identify the products and personnel required to complete projects.

Manage Project Schedules Project management specialists are responsible for keeping projects on schedule. People in this position must provide detailed cost analysis and timetable reports in order to facilitate this task.

Determine Project Priority It is the responsibility of the project management specialist to determine which projects are most essential to the business and divide resources based on project priority.

Receive Regular Updates The project management specialist must ask for frequent updates from all staff assigned to various projects and analyze these updates to identify potential problems that may keep projects from being completed on time and within budget.

Create Presentations Project management specialists must create visual and written presentations regarding the status of projects to which they are assigned and present these presentations to supervisors, customers, and project staff team members.

Monitor Project Performance A project management specialist must continuously monitor the status of projects and the performance of the team assigned to the project.

Assign Duties to Staff As the person in charge of the project, the project management specialist must assign various work duties and tasks to the project staff and ensure that everyone involved with the project is working continuously and efficiently.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree (One of IT fields is preferred)

  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple internal project leadership staff
  • Demonstrated experience showing strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills paired with a desire to take initiative
  • Demonstrated experience balancing and prioritizing multiple projects to meet goals, deliverables, and deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment while effectively prioritizing and executing tasks while under pressure
  • Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects and leadership needs in an efficient and expeditious manner
  • Interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.