The Senior Project Manager acts as liaison between ICC and the client through an entire project lifecycle from order acceptance through to client sign-off. This position has responsibility for successfully planning, controlling and managing deliverables for projects of various size, risk and scope. To ensure that customer satisfaction is met, he or she manages the details of overall project schedules and budgets. They will also be responsible for proposal and estimate generation, client negotiations, contract review, change orders and sub-contractor communications. The Project Manager oversees the efforts of inter-departmental teams and third-party vendors. This involves extensive interaction with sales, engineering, design, and other departments focused on the delivery of products to clients. Ultimately, they are expected to ensure the successful completion of projects on schedule and within budget constraints.
Duties and responsibilities
Provide expertise in all aspects of project management functions as well as other office functions as required.
Oversee the negotiation and execution of all aspects of projects including managing the staff, providing vision and strategic leadership.
Prepare and monitor individual project schedules and budgets.
Ensure that clients’ input and job requirements are adequately addressed and implemented consistently within contractual requirements and ICC standards.
Implement administrative, technical and corporate procedures and policies to ensure the successful operation of the department in an efficient and profitable manner.
Assume full responsibility for the overall achievement of assigned projects.
Develop new business opportunities by building relationships with clients and project personnel.
Prepare and evaluate upcoming tasks, potential problems, technical information and staffing priorities.
Monitor projects progress versus estimates and when necessary offer solutions for challenges to get projects back on track while maintaining budget.
Provide ongoing feedback to department managers and stakeholders to project timelines, budgets, scope of work and vendor relations.
Create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, support, and continual improvement with ICC.
Assist in general office functions as needed.
Bachelor degree in Engineering or related degree of study or equivalent professional experience and knowledge.
At least 4 years of experience in project management, preferably with an engineering background.
Strong project management, time management, initiative, interpersonal, and communications skills.
Demonstrated ability to conduct in-depth technical, financial, and contractual discussions.
Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
Knowledge of mechanical, process or chemical engineering theory and practices.
Interpret, critically evaluate and synthesize data from multiple sources.
Work successfully both independently and with groups.
Detailed oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills.
Proficiency in AutoCAD and project management software.
Proficiency in Excel, Work and Power Point.
Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to travel.
Career & Competency Emphasis
Career Level: Mid to Senior level project management career position
Multiple Engineering Disciplines – Develop knowledge of all relevant engineering disciplines related to projects
Project Management – Knowledge of aspects related to project management Sales Expertise – Applies industry knowledge to business needs as advised
Leadership & Navigation
Results- & Goal-Oriented – Champions the department in maintaining schedules, budgetary estimates and multiple project goals
Resource Management – Effectively manages the resources available to meet planned projects and initiatives
Business Knowledge – Develop understanding and apply knowledge of suppliers, vendors, clients, and all relevant concerns to projects
Problem Solving – Addresses multiple concerns and conflicts including logistical, scheduling and cost concerns by finding solutions
Knowledge of Sales and Marketing – Identifies opportunities to provide client-based business solutions that maximize ROI for projects
Client Knowledge – Develop and apply knowledge of clients by developing relationships and providing that knowledge and perspective to ICC
Verbal/Written – Facilitates and transfers knowledge between ICC and clients as well as internally between engineering teams project leaders and clients
Active Listening – Remain open to all concerns and suggestions provided both internal and external
Global Perspective – Conduct business with an understanding and respect for the differences in rules, customs, laws, regulations and business operations between ICC culture and clients
Cultural Awareness and Respect – build cross-cultural relationships and partnerships between ICC its vendors and clients
Human Engagement – Develop personal connections with managers, peers, vendors, clients and their agents
This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment including but not limited to computers, office copiers, printers and phone systems.
This role requires the employee to occasionally stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies up to 25 pounds.