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Project Manager

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Aquent's client in Davidson, NC is in need of a Project Manager for a 3 month engagement, onsite. The Project Manager will be responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders/sponsor’s needs and deliver on desired outcomes.

Requirements:
- Bachelors degree
- PMP certification preferred
- 5 to 7 years experience managing projects
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals
- Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics
- Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis
- Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio
- Highly organized with good time management skills
- Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills
- Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them
- Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues
- Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions
- Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis
- Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk
- Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them
- Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required
- Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis
- Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects

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