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Contract Project Manager - Philly or Boston!

Kelly Services

Philadelphia, PA
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Job Title Contract Project Manager - Philly or Boston!

Jobid US24JDSM_BH1430516

Location: Philadelphia, PA, 19133, USA

Description **_Contract Project Manager needed in Philadelphia, PA or Boston, MA_**

Plans, monitors and manages projects from initiation through to completion. Utilizes resources, and uses formal processes and tools to manage resources, budgets, risks and changes. Manages projects to ensure it meets the business requirements, internal or external stakeholders are satisfied and it meets the project plans obligations regarding specifications, quality, costs and timeframes.
Length of Contract: 6 months

Pay: $45/hr - $60/hr

*Local Candidates Only*

**Additional responsibilities include:**

+ Supervises the daily activities of business or technical support or production team to ensure expectations are met / exceeded and that the team is operating in an efficient and effective manner.
+ Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities with other supervisors and managers.
+ Collaborates with other levels of management and other departments to create and maintain efficient work processes.
+ Collaborates with other levels of management, departments, and clients regarding requests.
+ Participates in both internal and external projects as needed.
+ Ensures that the team is made aware of changes to the organization’s policies and procedures.
+ Ensures that the team is made aware of new products and services, as well as, other relevant information such as press releases, media advisories, etc.
+ Maintains discipline within the team to ensure that every member of the group acts in a manner consistent with the organization’s code of conduct and cultural norms.
+ Ensures timely, accurate and complete reporting to appropriate parties regarding the team’s operations.
+ Ensuring that the team maintains the appropriate tools and equipment to perform the necessary work.
+ Establishes formal goals for each employee to achieve within established timeframes and conducts regular meetings with employees to review progress.
+ Motivates, develops, recruits and retains employees while rewarding and cultivating a culture of high performing teams.
**Skills & Requirement:**

Inspiring & Motivating Others

+ Communicates personal investment in team goals and team success.
+ Learns preferences of others within team to drive individual motivation and commitment.
+ Motivates team by recognizing individual contributions and expressing positive morale and commitment.
Developing People:

+ Helps others accurately assess their strengths and development areas and create realistic development and career plans.
+ Creates the time and opportunity to informally develop and mentor others.
+ Provides instruction and timely, specific feedback to others on performance, tasks and objectives, and developmental needs.
Building Talent:

+ Learns about the organization’s resources and processes for identifying and selecting talent.
+ Evaluates skills necessary to complete current projects, tasks and assignments and assigns the most qualified talent.
+ Demonstrates understanding of ongoing and future talent needs and looks for ways to address those needs through effective recruitment and development of talent.
Strategic Visioning:

+ Demonstrates understanding of the business unit/functions strategic vision and how individual teams work to achieve that vision.
+ Demonstrates understanding of individual team goals and articulates them clearly to team members.
+ Carefully tracks the success of individual team members and the overall success of the team.
Customer Focus:

+ Displays an interest in the customer by trying to understand their concerns and issues; draws on customer insight to help others with how to best meet current and future customer needs.
+ Develops positive internal and external customer relationships by consistently and efficiently delivering value.
+ Shares best practice knowledge with others in work team; identifies ways in which the customer experience could be enhanced.
Change Leadership:

+ Maintains a positive attitude about change, continuously seeking information to increase personal and others understanding about the change.
+ Facilitates change by consistently demonstrating new behaviors that support the new direction. Learns new work requirements and priorities needed to
**Technical Skills & Requirements:**


+ Adjusts style and content to appeal to the specific needs and comprehension level of the audience.
+ Determines from a wide variety of tools and channels the best format for delivering written communications.
+ Prepares well-written, well-organized and professional documents and presentations.
Emotional Intelligence:

+ Demonstrates empathy and understanding of others’ situations and opinions; considers the impact of actions on others.
+ Observes and evaluates others’ reactions to own actions and adjusts behavior or communication style.
+ Regulates emotions and directs efforts toward a goal despite self-doubt, inertia, impulsiveness or other challenging emotions or situations.
Innovation and Creativity:

+ Comfortably uses a variety of techniques (e.g., brainstorming, visualization, collaboration) to generate innovative ideas; challenges boundaries instead of viewing them as constraints.
+ Looks beyond own resources for best practice information; networks with internal and external peers in search of new and innovative ideas.
+ Actively explores new and non-traditional practices to generate innovative solutions.
Project Management:

+ Ascertains customers’ business needs and time constraints, balanced against costs and available resources, and communicates a realistic estimate of project timing.
+ Develops project plans and prioritizes tasks to achieve project milestones; recognizes project risks (e.g., missed deadlines, quality issues, resource constraints), provides input to contingency plans and seeks guidance on meeting delivery goals.
+ Monitors performance and deliverables of individuals on the project team to ensure overall project success; actively keeps all members of the project team informed of progress.
Risk Management:

+ Recognizes the controls that mitigate the risk of negative outcomes through prevention or detection and correction; evaluates and quantifies the impact risk has on the business or its customers.
**Job Requirements:**

Education required:

+ Degree in relevant discipline or equivalent working experience.

+ Required: 6 to 8 years.
+ Prior management experience is a plus.

+ Certification and effectiveness in desktop project management tools including Excel Core
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**AboutKelly Services** **®**

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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