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Project Manager in Dallas, TX at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking an individual to provide project management support for the corporate Project Management Office (PMO). The PMO supports corporate and department projects across the organization. This position reports to the Vice President of Strategy and Transformation. The position will require working closely with internal and external customers, operations, senior management, and vendors. The individual shall be a self-starter, highly motivated and able to work in a dynamic environment. Projects include (but are not limited to), enterprise software, non-IT corporate projects and IT related projects.

Responsibilities

  • Lead large, complex projects to achieve business objectives.
  • Develop plans, goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Direct and manage cross-functional and/or cross-segment teams and vendors across multiple sites to deliver solutions within established timelines.
  • Plan, manage, execute, and report on assigned projects.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

Talent Requirements

  • Experience with ERP implementations, Infor experience preferred.
  • Ability to manage projects from inception to successful implementation.
  • Ability to manage teams across multiple sites.
  • Possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of Project Management methodologies and tools.
  • Must have excellent communication, teamwork, interpersonal, organizational, planning, facilitation, leadership and time management skills.
  • Ability to utilize Project Management disciplines to estimate, coordinate and deliver committed project deliverables.
  • Ability to identify and negotiate schedules, milestones and resources required to meet project objectives.
  • Manage and promptly escalate issues and risks.
  • Communicate major milestones, provide continuing direction to the project team, and conduct regular status meetings to review project activities. Track and monitor the project financial health.
  • Proven experience communicating within the project team, across project teams and upward communications to program steering groups.
  • Ability to work in high pressure situations, address conflicts in changes, work effectively and build strong relationship.
  • Ability to motivate team members and influence them to adhere to project deliverables.
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Project.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Five (5) years' experience as a Project Manager
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.

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