Engagement Project Specialist

Mettewa, IL
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Christina Clark

Job Description:

The Engagement Project Specialist will manage the development and implementation process of company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products.

-Estimates project levels of effort and resource requirements by using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff to understand scope of effort.

-Prepares project plans, schedules and budgets by using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete project.

-Directs project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans.

-Assures project quality by using standard development methodologies and by working with SQA to develop and execute project quality plans.

-Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings.

-Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.

-Consults with internal project groups by sharing project management knowledge and assisting or mentoring more junior project leaders in project management processes and techniques.

Bachelor's degree plus 2-5 years of related work experience with a good understanding of specified functional area, or Master's degree with 0-2 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. (Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills))

Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures.

General understanding of business unit/group function. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations. (Cognitive Skills)

Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.

Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Has a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment. 

Must have a Bachelor's degree 
Must have 2+ years relevant experience 
Must have solid excel experience for tracking purposes 

Preferred experience: 
Salesforce experience 
Cvent experience (meeting planning tool) 
Smartsheet experience (tool will be new to team)