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Sr Project Manager in Austin, TX at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 5/21/2019

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Sr Project Manager

Summary
The purpose of the Sr. Project Manager role is to ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery. The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for the initiation, planning, monitoring execution, and delivery of large / medium sized scope and budget projects. They partner with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project. Projects typically impact a single business unit or functional area. 

Responsibilities 1. Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery 
2. Provide a complete view of the overall project to all stakeholders 
3. Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to: Defining the overall scope of the project; Creating and maintaining a consolidated timeline highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts; Putting mechanisms in place to set expectations and ensure on-going control of the project (E.g., Kick off meeting, overall Project Management Approach, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change Control, etc.); 
4. Define project governance outlining roles and responsibilities and decision rights 
5. Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes. Ensure Adherence to Project Management Methodology. 
6. Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout project. 
7. Ability to lead multiple, concurrent projects. 
8. Proactively communicate the project’ s progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout project lifecycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions. 
9. Maintain project artifacts throughout the life of the project. Support all related project tracking methods and systems to ensure accurate project information is available and is reported on time. 
10. Lead project team in brainstorming, root cause analysis, or similar problem solving techniques to assist in resolving issues, architecting solutions, or defining process improvements. 
  Qualifications
Bachelor’ s Degree or higher in Business, Engineering, Technology or related field 
PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or equivalent required 
25% travel required 

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