Local Motors, Inc.

Knoxville, TN

Senior Project Manager - Knoxville, TN Location

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and manage strategic project plans and budgets.
    • Develop and gain alignment on project charters that clearly define project scope, deliverables, timeline, resource allocation, and budget.
    • Conduct kickoff meetings and regularly scheduled project reviews to ensure that status updates are provided to key stakeholders
    • Work closely with team leaders from multiple departments (engineering, purchasing, manufacturing ,) to ensure projects remain on track and within budget.
    • Create and manage detailed project schedules and action item lists for assigned projects.
    • Perform project closeout meetings to document results and collect lessons learned for assigned projects and programs.
  • Collaborate with corporate leaders and stakeholders
    • Provide support for planning and prioritization of future projects and programs.
    • Coordinate activities and support cross-departmental teams to ensure a high level of communication between internal departments.
    • As assigned, support meetings and interactions with customers and partners to ensure strong communication with external stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain project documentation for assigned business initiatives and strategic accounts.
    • Write technical statements of work and business proposals for externally funded projects.
    • Maintain and build greater relationships with customers and suppliers.
    • Identify potential new business opportunities that exist within the current customer base or technologies of engagement.
    • Report progress project updates to all levels of management, as needed.
    • Assess project status and provide support to manage project risk.
    • Use project management methodologies to monitor, manage, and control key success factors, including but not limited to risk management, cost management, and schedule management.
    • Evaluate and provide suggested improvement to organizational processes and procedures.
    • Perform additional duties and functions as assigned by the Program Manager or Executive Staff.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Required education and skills:

    • Leadership qualities, such as motivation techniques and conflict-management
    • Computer literacy for spreadsheet and word processing software
    • Time management skills, especially familiarity with calendar management and goal setting
    • Familiarity with the work being done by each team member
    • Knowledge of project management processes, such as Scrum and Agile
    • Bachelor's degree in related field
    • Project Management certification a plus

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