Project Manager I

Location: Pittsburgh

Job Type: Contract to Hire

The Project Manager I will lead either an individual project or a collection of projects throughout the project lifecycle. Directs tasks, deliverables, and objectives to the project team.

Responsibilities: • Manage all aspects of assigned projects (e.g. scope, communication, schedule, budget, risk, quality, staffing) in adherence to company processes, best practices, and project objectives • Assist identifying potential project risks, issues, and uncertainty and manage mitigation strategies. • Improves project management tools, best practices, processes, and methodologies. • Champions project management processes, best practices, and methodologies. Leadership: Manager – Individual Contributor • Develops and monitors project budgets and corresponding business cases to ensure utilization meets strategic, operational, and budgetary goals. • Facilitates departmental operations and/or organization-wide functional in support of organizational priorities. • Demonstrates capacity to manage resistance to change and removes barriers for transformation and resources. • Demonstrates and supports a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Skills Required / Preferred: • Strong knowledge of Excel and project management software • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects • Strong written and oral presentation skills including presenting information to management, public groups, and boards of directors • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or business community members • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents

Education and Experience Required / Preferred: • Bachelor’s degree • 1-3 years of project management experience.

Certifications and Licenses Required / Preferred: • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification.