Project Manager

Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
ID
2022-1436
Category
Project Management
Type
1099 or Full Time

Description of Duties

You want to work where you know you are a perfect fit. At aFit, a woman owned (WBE) company based in Indianapolis, we are devoted to being collaborative, honorable, and accountable. Our company provides project-based staffing for government and commercial organizations. To our prospective clients, aFit offers a talented workforce in a team-based environment to produce concrete and reliable outcomes. At aFit, we focus on building strong relationships and keeping the day-to-day flexible in an in-person or remote-enabled environment.

 

Due to our growth, we are seeking a talented Project Manager who can work with our customers and internal delivery team to ensure successful delivery of projects. The Project Manager would be the single point of ownership and management for their assigned projects. Successful candidates must be resourceful, detail-oriented, and self-directed, with a passion for understanding client need and translating that into effective system implementation. Outstanding listening skills, genuine interest in fostering teamwork, a willingness to provide honest feedback, and extreme ownership are keys to the success of our projects. If you are looking for a challenge, willing to go the extra mile, and want to work with people who are just as talented as you are, this is the place for you!

Please note, this full-time, salaried position is in Indianapolis, IN and we do not offer relocation assistance at this time.

Description of Duties:

  • Manage internal resources and external stakeholders for flawless project execution.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within the scope of agreements and within budget.
  • Track project progression and report status to internal team members and leadership as well as external stakeholders.
  • Develop, review and/or approve project requirements, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Manage resource availability, capacity and project allocation.
  • Develop detailed project plans to track progress.
  • Utilize appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and cost.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Report and escalate project issues and risks to internal leadership and external stakeholders as needed.
  • In cooperation with the project team, create and maintain comprehensive project documentation to include user manuals, training deliverables, business requirements documentation, test scripts, work product validation and project artifacts, as needed.
  • In cooperation with the sales team, provide documentation and guidance during the business development process to include assigning resources to requests for sales support, developing project estimates and writing / editing scopes of work and responses to RFPs.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Excellent communication skills to include internal/external interaction, documentation and presentations.
  • Experience working in SDLC, testing and validating solutions, and working as a Project Manager.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft CRM, Visio, Microsoft Project and SharePoint preferred.
  • Proven ability to self-manage and manage to the completion of project deliverables.
  • Confident in making decisions, accurate, detailed-oriented and able to problem solve/analyze.
  • Good interpersonal, listening, written and verbal communication and basic project management skills.
  • Experience with Agile Methodology.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Active certification through PMI preferred.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or business administration required.

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