Job Description

Junior Project Manager
Job Number: 21-05457
Use your skills where innovative technology solutions begin. Eclaro is looking for a Junior Project Manager for our client in Oceanside, CA
Eclaro’s client is a leading technology solutions provider, collaborating with customers to manage their needs and achieve success in their business goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
Position Overview:
  • The role of the Junior 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.
  • Strategy & Planning:
    • Define project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
    • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
    • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
    • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
    • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
    • Track project milestones and deliverables
    • Determine frequency/content of status reports from project team, analyze results, troubleshoot problem areas
    • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
    • Conduct project postmortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
    • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
  • Acquisition & Deployment:
    • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
    • Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary
    • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company
    • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments, if necessary, during project cycle
  • Operational Management:
    • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
    • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents
    • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
    • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
    • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
    • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations
    • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
    • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise project team members and contractors and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
    • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
  • University degree or college diploma in the field of computer science or project management
  • Certifications associated with project management
  • 1 of experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Asana, Jira, Wrike
  • Competent and proficient understanding of enterprise systems such as ERP, CRM, Time and Attendance
  • Solid working knowledge of current Internet technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management
  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as Excel, Work, Lucid Chart
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Flexible during times of change
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Customer service skills an asset
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial
  • Tenacious
If interested, you may contact:
Homer Ballega
Homer Ballega | LinkedIn
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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