SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
OFFICE OF THE CIO – PROGRAM MANAGEMENT OFFICE
University of California, Santa Barbara
Responsible for the overall success of an enterprise-level project, including time and resource management, financial planning, scope management, issue and risk management, and project execution. Plans, directs, and monitors the work produced by the extended project team, including planning and implementing appropriate quality assurance activities. Is responsible for managing stakeholder relationships, including general ongoing communications, negotiation of scope and schedule changes, key risks, issue resolutions, and ongoing progress reporting. Shapes stakeholder expectations, and manages the scope and any contracts associated with the project.
Requirements: Must have a broad knowledge of industry best practices embodied in PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK) and be able to proactively identify potential project risks in order to advise and consult with stakeholders on risk identification, analysis and mitigation strategies. 8-10 years of relevant project management experience. Advanced project management skills related to project planning and control, scope management, issue and risk management, and quality management. Experience negotiating contractual documents and maintaining changes to the terms and conditions of those documents, especially as it relates to project deliverables. Excellent leadership and team development skills (to include coaching and mentoring), with the ability to motivate and lead while adapting leadership style to a variety of situations.
Notes: Fingerprint background check required. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For primary consideration apply by 3/27/17, thereafter open until filled.
Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu
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