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Job Title: Project Manager
Department: Product & Application Development/Information Technology

Our client is a global leader in business simulation technology and services designed to teach business acumen in any learning environment. Our client assists corporate learning officers and academic administrators and faculty to deliver effective, engaging and comprehensive teaching programs with measureable learning outcomes. Their programs create rich learning experiences that provide participants the opportunity to practice their skills in a risk-free environment and build on their business acumen. Participants use their simulations to improve their business skills, running virtual companies in competitive marketplaces. With more than 1,000,000 users in business schools and corporations worldwide, our client offers comprehensive and reliable business simulation software backed by a commitment to unparalleled customer support.


Our client is an education company. Their business simulations have one purpose: to teach effectively and efficiently. As the Project Manager, you will use your extensive experience in managing and delivering successful project completion to ensure business simulations remain ‘best in class’. You have a strong interest in the way business is taught in school, university and in corporate education.

You work in our Product and Application Development and Information Technology hub but keep close contact with all departments including our Client Relationship Services group – the people who know their customers best – and the Marketing & Sales group to manage cross-functional projects. You have superior communication skills, a flair for high tech/high impact interfaces, plus a touch of creative genius to get the job done.

The role

You prioritize and manage all project aspects of product development and IT for their growing suite of products and services. They expect you to assume full responsibility for the following tasks:

• Work with internal users and subject matter experts to identify project scope and requirements.
• Recommend appropriate project management structure.
• Establish project scope project plan, including timelines, milestones, roles, and responsibilities.
• Develop and maintain project processes and procedures.
• Remain accountable for successful project completion.
• Effectively prioritize multiple projects and priorities.
• Research developments and technologies in the project management industry including communication tools, project planning tools, resource management, and related topics.

Your assets:

To perform the job successfully, you demonstrate the following competencies:

Prioritization – Organizes and prioritizes a set of projects based on changing needs and priorities in order to effectively manage resource constraints.

Technical – Understands technical component of the product and can communicate needs cross-functionally; Has a general understanding of web architecture and a desire to increase product, software and hardware knowledge; Promotes the success of the SDLC process cross-functionally.

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.

Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.

Oral & Written Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings; Demonstrates superior writing ability; Effectively identifies value propositions and communicates thought leadership.

Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. You will have at a minimum, a Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university; five or more years proven related industry track record; PMP certification preferred.

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