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Project Manager - National Professional Standards Group

Company: RSM
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Description:

The Project Manager is accountable to the leadership of a team within the National Professional Standards Group (NPSG) for schedule, budget, and quality of ongoing complex projects, which may have many related projects managed within. The incumbent will apply broad, advanced project management principles and concepts to large projects, and contribute to innovation of new concepts and ideas, and continuous process improvement. Program duties may not always fall within a defined subproject. The individual must be able to identify activities as either in or out of scope as they relate to the program objectives. We are looking for a creative and dedicated individual who will fit with our collaborative culture.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Strategically manage projects for various stakeholders to ensure business needs are met with insight from leadership.

o Define a program and/or project's scope, goals, schedule, available resources and deliverables.

o Ensure the business deliverables and goals for a particular project or program are met in a timely and efficient manner.

o Manage program and project risks / issues. Recognize and determine the appropriate corrective action(s) to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget and scope.

  • Work closely with project leads and leadership to operationally plan, devise and execute planning and project management cycles to support milestones determined by the NPSG.

o Create and maintain connections with key stakeholders and/or teams to implement strategic initiatives that optimize current knowledge sharing platforms and overall interactions with clients.

o Proactively seek ways to drive efficiency and growth among project teams within the national office and the audit line of business.

  • Identify and execute appropriate communication methods to provide the appropriate stakeholders with the status of projects.

o Consistently and accurately, review and maintain documentation to identify, evaluate, scope, plan, monitor, and follow up on active projects.

  • Provide effective guidance to employees and/or team members through planning appropriate resources and communicating performance expectations.

o Effectively delegate / leverage project team members to help meet business objectives.

o Communicate performance expectations; provide real-time project feedback, coaching, training, career development activities.

o May serve as a career advisor to office services employees and/or mentor to other project team members

  • Partner with firm related resources, develop and assist execution of various LOB conferences and internal/external events.
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business related area or equivalent experience
  • 5-8 years' experience
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with Smartsheet, MS Project or related Project Management tools
  • Experience managing multiple projects of moderate to high risk
  • Ability to supervise, direct, and review the results of the program, projects, or assignments
  • Ability to lead by understanding team dynamics, and support, affect, and implement change
  • Facilitate program discussions with senior management and business stakeholders
  • Ability to travel (up to 15%)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP certification
  • Audit or other professional services experience
  • CPA license

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Keywords: RSM, Minneapolis , Project Manager - National Professional Standards Group, Other , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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