Project Manager II

Project Manager II
US - NY - Syracuse

Overview:
  • Project Manager II in Syracuse, NY
  • 6 month contract
Responsibilities:
Key Accountabilities:
  • Monitor and control allocated project resources, maintaining financial and progress forecasting in order to ensure projects are delivered according to schedule and within budget.
  • Implement project tracking mechanisms to be able to provide timely and concise updates on project progress to senior management and key stakeholders highlighting areas of risk and capturing key decisions.
  • Assist in identifying potential conflicts in use of resources and other project scheduling issues and propose solutions and corrective actions to overcome the obstacles.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders such as consultants, procurement, and the business teams in order to share best practice, identify potential new projects and liaise with other working areas during project progression.
  • Oversee the operational workload of the project team ensuring allocated staff is fully utilized in order to deliver against agreed project schedule.
  • Develop and maintain project documentation, including the necessary approvals and permits where relevant, so that an accurate record exists for regulatory review.
  • Promote the philosophy of corporate safety, environmentalism and efficient team working and development across project teams in order to achieve business objectives and continuously improve performance.
Requirements:
  • Project and/or financial reporting experience preferred
  • Solid knowledge of project management fundamentals and project management practices.
  • Knowledge of operational systems and processes related to their area of project work.
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures.
  • Strong MS Office suite, project management software skills.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Up to 7 years’ project management experience, preferably in implementing large scale change in a customer focused organization
  • Solid knowledge of project management fundamentals and project management practices.
  • Possesses positive expectations for team members and expresses regard for them and encouragement.
  • Be receptive to change and is willing to change ideas or opinions based on new information, program variations and project scope changes.
  • Currently this project manager need is for electrical substation projects and distribution line projects that are in different stages of engineering and construction that will require project management oversight.
  • The successful project manager will review project documentation, meet with and secure project team members to move these projects through successful completion.
  • A few of the projects that will be under this Project Manager’s review will be the Whitehall replace oil circuit breaker project, currently in preliminary engineering, the Menands Control Building project, currently in final engineering, and the Milton overhead project, which is in construction.

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