Project Manager

Location
New York
Posted
Oct 10, 2012
Closes
Nov 09, 2012
Contact
Mr. Colin Walter
Duration
Full Time
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager in our Chelsea, NY office. The ideal candidate will plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes 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. She/he will be responsible for conducting team status meetings and reporting on their progress to upper management.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • 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.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.


Requirements:

  • 5 years project management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • PMP certification required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with employees/clients via phone, email and in person.
  • Goal and deadline oriented.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Highly energetic.
  • Proficiency on Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project.
  • Casino industry knowledge a plus, but not required Strong interest in playing and creating highly creative games
  • US Citizen, or a valid permanent resident card.


We are always looking for great talent. We appreciate your interest in joining our team. Only applicants who meet the requirements of this position will be considered.
  • Please include samples of your work/portfolio/website link(s), etc.

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