Project Manager

Project Management Concord, New Hampshire


Description

The Project Manager leads projects with a well defined scope and 2 to 3 major stakeholders.  The stakeholders typically include the client, the WESTON project team and subcontractors.  The Project Manager assembles the project team, and manages the project scope, schedule and budget to ensure WESTON’s commitments and financial goals are met.  The Project Manager engages stakeholders to build trust, and aligns stakeholder expectations and relationships.  The Project Manager identifies PM talent among junior to mid career professionals and encourages their development.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Builds connections with major stakeholders to achieve project objectives.
  • Develops an understanding of stakeholder organizations to ensure successful partnering.
  • Engages several stakeholders in development of project quality pledge.
  • Identifies team and individual strengths in order to fulfill project goals and develop new leaders.
  • Resolves stakeholder and team conflicts with support from other managers.
  • Manages project teams by clearly communicating expectations for project requirements, scope, schedule and budget. 
  • Generally manages projects that are moderate in scope with a limited number of subcontractors and internal team members.
  • Identifies project management talent on projects and encourages their development and empowerment.
  • Enables team members to be successful through effective communication of goals and reinforcing goal achievement.
  • Communicates with and aligns team with scope of work.
  • Management and communication of project changes with the client and the project team.
  • Consistently meets planned project profitability and metrics (NIBT, profit margins, DSO, etc.) on routine projects with relatively few risks.
  • Uses project support team capabilities when needed.
  • Manages quality and H&S.
  • Assists with proposal efforts, including costing and profitability planning.
  • Able to understand and articulate project scope based upon RFP and/or contract.
  • Proactive identification of project issues and development of options for corrective action.
  •  Timely and accurate submittal of invoices.  Monitoring and reporting of the status of accounts receivable and recommends appropriate action on overdue accounts.
  • Compliance with WESTON purchasing and subcontracting requirements.
  • Procures additional follow-on work of similar type from stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, plus a minimum of 6 to 8 years experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead project teams with projects of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Promotes relationships between WESTON team members and client representatives.
  • Superior communication skills and ability to listen to clients to learn and understand their needs.
  • Creates a positive work environment based on team connections and open communication.
  • Creates personal high quality connections with clients and project team.
  • Can react effectively to changing conditions, and collaborates as needed.