• Team Leader, Project Management - Detroit, MI

    Posted: 04/16/2021

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    Job Description

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in business administration or information technology or equivalent work experience
    • 3 years of project management experience
    • 1 year of program management experience
    • 1 year of technology product implementation experience
    • 2 years of leadership experience
    • Ability to set and manage partner and client expectations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization, including executive leadership
    • Tactful diplomat, problem solver, thinker and analyzer
    • Ability to understand and respond to the client and partner needs in rapidly changing business environments
    • Demonstrated ability to handle aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple workstreams
    • Experience with planning, organizing and establishing priorities to achieve results
    • Ability to pivot to changing demands in a project or program environment that require re-planning and reorganization
    • Proven experience with Microsoft Project or an equivalent project scheduling tool
    • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Ability to assess problems and solve them with a strong sense of urgency while thinking strategically and focusing on business growth
    • Proficiency in communicating and breaking down higher-level, complex business strategy
    • Project Management Professional certification, Program Management
    • Professional certification or the equivalent
    • Agile and/or product development lifecycle experience
    • Experience with delivering a project or program with a high demand for frequent communication and acute attention to detail
    • Good understanding of industry practices for a project management office(PMO) or enterprise PMO and the ability to quickly assess team infrastructure and evaluate continuously for improvement opportunities

    Job Summary
    The Team Leader, Project Management is responsible for the career and skill development of a team of project/program managers. They work with team members to remove obstacles and ensure successful project and program delivery. They coach, mentor and teach project and program management excellence.

    • Develop people by effectively coaching project managers and working with them to define goals and proactively set expectations
    • Demonstrate strategic thinking by understanding the direction of the organization as a whole and making decisions based on the overall vision
    • Build trust through meaningful relationships with team members and partners
    • Communicate effectively about what to do and why it is important and proactively communicate critical information to the right audiences
    • Facilitate alignment and clarity of commitments between project management and partners and stakeholders
    • Cultivate and demonstrate a passion for technology, execution and project management principles
    • Demonstrate proficiency in the skills required for the role of project/program management with a deep understanding of core competencies: scope, schedule, communication, risk and issue management, and value realization
    • Drive process improvement, leveraging Lean Agile principles to ensure results-driven execution within project management
    • Maintain a deep knowledge and understanding of project management principles
    • Establish and execute team objectives and roadmap deliverables

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