Information Technology

Project Manager

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Project Manager working night shifts in our Manila office. You must be WFH capable with strong internet connection as we are home based for the duration of the pandemic. 

When you join Yempo, you’ll receive the following fantastic benefits: 

  • Highly competitive salary – paid weekly! 
  • HMO enrollment on commencement 
  • Additional HMO dependents added each year of service 
  • 20 vacation days per year; 7 sick days 
  • Annual performance bonus and incentives 
  • Annual salary reviews and increases 
  • Free cooked rice, snacks and hot drinks 
  • Company polo shirts provided 
  • Fantastic bright and cheerful open-plan work environment  
  • Prestigious clients and highly professional and friendly co-workers 

Our Client 

In this position, you will be assigned to our client located in Los Angeles, California. A fast-growing Managed Services Provider focused on the SMB market where employees love technology, are self-motivated and like to help peoples solve their IT challenges.  

Your Responsibilities  

The Project Manager accomplished objectives by planning and evaluating project activities. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. 

  • Communicates projects expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing project contributions; planning and reviewing actions; enforcing policies and procedures 
  • Achieves project objectives by contributing information and recommendations to project plans and reviews; preparing and completing project action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying trends; implementing change orders 
  • Lead the planning and implementation of project 
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables 
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements 
  • Develop full scale project plans 
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff 
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation 
  • Plan and schedule project timelines 
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools 
  • Provide direction and support to project team 
  • Quality assurance 
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders 
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions 
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs 
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results 

Your Background 

Developing Supervision, Staffing, Project Management, Management Proficiency, Process Improvement, Tracking Budget Expenses, Self-Development, Planning, Performance Management 

Education and Experience 

  • Qualification in project management or equivalent; can be PMI certified 
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management 
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools 
  • Direct work experience in project management capacity 
  • Proven experience in people management, strategic planning, risk management, and change management 
  • Proficient in project management software 

Key Competencies 

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills 
  • Planning and organizing 
  • Decision-making 
  • Communication skills 
  • Influencing and leading 
  • Delegation 
  • Teamwork  
  • Negotiation 
  • Conflict management 
  • Adaptability 
  • Stress tolerance 

Phase Skills 

Project Planning 

  • Identifying project stakeholders 
  • Determine stakeholders’ needs and expectations 
  • Prioritize demands 
  • Establish clear set of project goals 
  • Sequence activities to meet delivery dates 
  • Produce detailed project schedule 
  • Determine type, quantity and quality of resources required 
  • Allocate resources and establish resource schedule 
  • Determine budget and create financial plan 
  • Define quality expectations and targets 
  • Identify techniques for quality control and develop quality plan 
  • Map risks, identify contingency actions and develop risk plan 
  • Clarify completion criteria for each deliverable and develop acceptance plan 
  • Develop communication strategy with stakeholders and establish communication plan 
  • Identify external supplies required and develop procurement plan 
  • Assemble project team 

Project Manager Skills for Planning Phase 

  • Long term vision 
  • Goal setting 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Scope, time, quality, resource, risk and cost management skills 
  • Interactive communication skills 
  • Expectation management 
  • Persuasive techniques 

Project Execution 

  • Implement project plans to build deliverables 
  • Monitor and control projects deliverables 
  • Manage timelines 
  • Manage costs 
  • Identify and manage risks 
  • Assure and control quality 
  • Suggest and implement modifications to project scope, deliverables, timelines and resources 
  • Track and monitor procurement 
  • Prepare and present project status reports to stakeholders 
  • Support and direct project team 

Project Manager Skills for Execution Phase 

  • Organizational effectiveness 
  • Team building 
  • Performance management 
  • Motivation skills 
  • Conflict resolution 
  • Diversity appreciation 
  • Staff development 
  • Problem solving 
  • Adaptability 
  • Change management 
  • Consultative skills 
  • Sense of urgency 
  • Judgment 
  • Decision making 
  • Customer relations management 
  • Negotiation skills 

Project Closure 

  • Ensure project completion criteria have been met 
  • Obtain stakeholder approval for final deliverables 
  • Present final project report 
  • Handover project documentation 
  • Release project resources 
  • Conduct project review 
  • Evaluate performance against defined project goals 

Project Manager Skills for Closure Phase 

  • Presentation skills 
  • Data management 
  • Evaluation skills 

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