Director, Project Management

Overview

The Director of Project Management is an integral part of the RMI team, focused on achieving excellent quality, consistency, and oversight of projects across the company by developing and maintaining project management methodologies, creating undeviating standards, and tools. The Project Manager defines objectives, organize information, materials, and systems, manages people, and processes, and plans complex projects for the organizations research, development, and product implementation efforts. We are looking for a leader with strong drive, independence and leadership skills that will bring control to the messy, chaotic, uncertain, and changing environment of managing projects. The success candidate is someone with obsessive attention to detail, who is meticulously organized, can work with intangibles, and has an interest in building new processes. You are a player/coach who is not afraid to dig in and help when needed.

Responsibilities:

• Lead, manage, and hold the Project Management team accountable to complete assigned projects on time, to specifications, and with accuracy and efficiency
• Define objectives, outline tasks involved in the project and delegates accordingly
• Manage risk, issues, and the change resolution process and work with other leaders to take corrective action as needed
• Provide leadership with the information needed to assess which proposals have the highest potential value, impact, and strategic alignment
• Interface with all RMI departments and with Clients to define project priorities and implementation opportunities and challenges and keep them up to date with project risks and opportunities
• Understand clear, measurable goals and objectives for client projects as well as action plans for implementing strategies to measure the effectiveness of the Project Management Teams work
• Communicate and collaborate with Sales and Marketing teams to provide training and information required to promote and sell new projects, programs, and systems
• Ensure compliance with federal, state, local, industry, contractual, and company regulations, standards, specifications, and best practices
• Perform other related duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• Oversees a team of managers to ensure projects are completed on time and to specifications
• Delegates work and assignments to team members based on expertise, work experience, and time constraints
• Provide work direction to direct and indirect reports

Skills & Abilities:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
• The ability to quickly learn about projects or products being developed
• Ability to juggle multiple goals and deadlines in the context of the big picture
• Ability to mentor, coach and effectively transfer expertise to others
• Facilitation, Negotiation & Problem Resolution Skills: Ability to build a strong network and relationships at executive levels with technology and solutions, customers, and vendor groups
• Resilience and resourcefulness
• Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite

Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of five years of related experience or equivalent combination of experience and education required
• PMP, PgMP, CAPM and/or comparable project management certifications highly desirable
• Expert-level knowledge of project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes, and approaches (e.g. Project and Portfolio Management Methodology – PPM)
• A minimum of three years of experience managing budgets and profitability for complex projects
• Knowledge of resource management tools
• Referenceable senior-level project leadership experience

About Us

RAZR is a fast-growing marketing technology company headquartered in the Twin Cities, and we count some of the country’s most recognized brands among our clients. Working across a spectrum of industries including healthcare, medical technology, financial services, and wealth management, we help companies establish meaningful connections with the audiences who drive their businesses. We do this by combining smart strategy, compelling creative and a proprietary suite of engagement technology.
We pride ourselves on a warm and welcoming culture of passion and pride, built by an eclectic group of fun-loving people at a hassle-free location in the Twin Cities’ west metro.
Our need is immediate, so reply without delay — with a current resume, a carefully- edited portfolio or link to samples of your work, and your salary expectations — to careers@razrhq.com.