Project Management Specialist 4
View Job Requisition - Project Management Specialist 4Requisition Number: 11-1019293Job Status: Activated - Posting Type: Posted Internally and Externally. - Posting Status: AvailableLocation Renton, WA Virtual Office/Telecommute?(Things you should know about Virtual Office) Virtual Work Not Available Shift First Business Unit Shared Services Division Enterprise Services Program Es Strategy & Operations Occupation Title Program Management Skills Management Title Generalist Project Mgmt Job Classification WAMWP4 Job Type Non-Management Experience Level Career/Experienced Exemption Status Exempt Union No Security Clearance Required?(Security Clearance definitions) No Security Clearance Required Work Eligibility Required? Yes US Person Status Required? Yes Export Control Required? Yes Relocation Money Available?(Things you should know about relocation benefits) No Date Posted 09/14/2011 Closing Date(Things you should know about closing dates) 09/21/2011 Position Description Leads others and directs all phases of assigned cross-organizational or business unit projects demonstrating proficiency in all project management areas in accordance with accepted project management standards in the industry (e.g., Project Management Body of Knowledge [PMBOK]. Identifies key stakeholder project objectives and requirements. Ensures assigned individuals are executing the identified and assigned tasks and providing appropriate tracking and reporting per plan. Provides in-depth analysis of project culminating with lessons learned and historical reports for incorporation into future project plans. Provides assessment of team performance to appropriate management. Support organizational metrics and initiatives.Competencies General[ + ] Building A Successful TeamEnsures that the purpose and importance of the team are clarified (e.g., team has a clear charter or mission statement); guides the setting of specific and measurable team goals and objectives. Helps to clarify roles and responsibilities of team members; helps ensure that necessary steering, review, or support functions are in place. Makes procedural or process suggestions for achieving team goals or performing team functions; provides necessary resources or helps to remove obstacles to team accomplishments. Listens to and fully involves others in team decisions and actions; values and uses individual differences and talents. Shares important or relevant information with the team. Adheres to the team\'s expectations and guidelines; fulfills team responsibilities; demonstrates personal commitment to the team.[ + ] CommunicationConsistently clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Consistently keeps the audience thoroughly engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Consistently frames even complex messages in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Consistently seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used; attends to both direct and indirect messages from others; correctly interprets messages and responds appropriately. Advises fellow project leads and other internal employees in effective communication techniques.[ + ] Gaining CommitmentDescribes expectations, goals, requests, or future states in a way that provides clarity and excites interest. Proactively seeks, gives, and summarizes information; consistently ensures that the situation/issue at hand is understood. Presents own ideas; seeks and develops suggestions of others; consistently makes procedural suggestions. Uses appropriate influence strategies (such as demonstrating benefits or giving rewards) to gain genuine agreement with fellow project leads, other internal employees, and customers; persists by using different approaches as needed to gain commitment. Summarizes outcomes of discussions and establishes next steps if needed; consistently and proactively establishes good interpersonal relationships by helping people feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions.Technical[ + ] Proj Management Theory/ConceptExtensive and specialized knowledge of Project Management theory, concepts and principles (e.g. theory of constraints, critical path methodology, project risk management, triple constraints, project scope management, project management lifecycle etc.) contained in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK[R] Guide).[ + ] Proj Sched & Resource MgmtExtensive, specialized ability to create comprehensive multi-tiered project schedules for significant Business Unit projects. Extensive, specialized ability to identify time frames for key project milestones, ensure alignment of sub tier activities for overall project visibility, tracking and completion, direct and manage more complex project schedules requiring interfacing with multi regional or international activities, independently identify project resource requirements, and integrate and direct multi project elements into a single collective overall project plan. Extensive, specialized ability to collaborate with others on the very complex projects assigned.[ + ] Project LeadershipExtensive and specialized ability to direct, delegate, and ensure performance of assigned responsibilities and tasks as a project team leader in support of the overall large scale and complex projects. Extensive and specialized ability to identify and resolve project related issues and provide solutions and/or recommendations to ensure the successful completion of the project.Basic Qualifications For Consideration Do you have experience using project management scheduling tools (Microsoft Project, Milestones, or equivalent)?Do you have a minimum of 5 years project management and/or change board experience?Typical Education/Experience Bachelor\'s degree and typically 10 or more years\' related work experience, a Master\'s degree and typically 8 or more years\' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Other Job related information Prefer previous experience managing major Shared Services or Human Resources Projects. *** Please note that depending on the specific position, you may be required to pass additional medical tests, credit checks, and/or other requirements. These additional items are required for the Company to comply with various laws and regulatory rules.***Every job requisition has specific and unique requirements listed under \'Description\', \'Competencies\', and \'Education\'. Applicants will increase their opportunities for consideration by demonstrating compatibility with these requirements in their resumes.The job specifications - including competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics), job-relevant work experience, education, and other requirements described in this requisition - will be the basis for applicant screening, including resume reviews, structured interviews and any other assessments used to support the hiring decision. All candidates considered for this position may be required to participate in a structured interview. The structured interview is a standardized method of evaluating candidates\' job-related competencies to support an objective selection and promotion process.