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Project Manager

  • Location:
    Vancouver, Washington
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  • Category:
    Project Manager
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A Senior Project Manager job in Vancouver, WA is available courtesy of Modis Engineering.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Management, Organizational Development, Computer Science or other related technical discipline is required unless Requesting manager determines applicable additional directly-related experience or a combination of education/and directly-related experience can be substituted for the specified degree requirement (see “In lieu of” or “No degree” requirements for each level below).
• PMP/PMI Certification is highly desirable.
Experience: With Bachelor's Degree in applicable fields - 5-9 years of project coordination/management experience;
Typically responsible for medium-sized projects (more than $500K lifecycle cost to $2M lifecycle cost).

General Position Overview – Project Manager:
The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

• Direct and manage project development from beginning to end, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
• Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
• Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
• Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
• Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
• Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
• Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
• Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
• Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
• Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
• Track project milestones and deliverables.
• Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
• Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
• Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
• Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
• Coach, mentor, and motivate project team members to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
• Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
• Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
• Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.

Typical Work Activities may include any of the follow:
• Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
• Making Decisions & Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
• Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
• Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
• Identifying Objects, Actions, & Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
• Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
• Organizing, Planning, & Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
• Communicating with Persons Outside Organization — Communicating with people outside the organization, in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
• Establishing & Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
• Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

If you are interested in this Project Manager job in Portland, Oregon then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about this position, please contact Kevin Sapp at 504-410-2076 or

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