Job ID: 7361 Full Title: Project Manager Compensation: Based on Experience Location: New Orleans, LA area Company Description: Our client is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services.
Job Description: The ideal candidate will be responsible with planning, managing and tracking full life-cycle, high complexity product development project.
The project manager coordinates project proposals to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing project, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project.
Ability to multi-task is essential.
Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks is a must.
This individual will have good organizational, analytical, and numerical skills.
This individual will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
They must work with other department team members to ensure departmental deadlines are met and objectives are achieved Responsibilities: Supports projects during concept phase Facilitate the Marketing Requirements Documentation Create high-level project timelines Identify major risks, major expenses, and resource estimates Support outsourcing (manufacturing and design) strategy and discussions Lead project kickoffs Create detailed project schedules, perform risk management, create resource plan, identify project expenses Support supplier/partner kickoffs Lead project kickoffs Lead cross-functional project teams and act as the main liaison between Sales & Marketing, software and hardware engineering, Production and Quality (QA & QC) Responsible for tracking and controlling project development.
Facilitate engineering and manufacturing reviews Present project status at Executive Management Stage Gate reviews & obtain approvals to proceed to next gate Lead project lessons learned activities Analyze processes for continuous improvement Support product sustaining efforts Develop an understanding of target customers and competitive products Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Management, Operations or related field PMP Certification is preferred 3 years of experience in a Project or Program Manager role Demonstrated problem-solving abilities, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills Demonstrated ability to lead, train, motivate and work within a team environment Proficient in MS Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Experienced with Jira is preferred Consumer electronics experience is preferred