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Project Manager, Continuous Improvement

Saint Louis, MO

Post Date: 06/23/2018 Job ID: 10554 Position Type: Misc./Other Pay Rate: $90,000.00 - $100,000.00

This position provides the unique opportunity to become a part of a dynamic, maturing Continuous Improvement team; focused on developing standards, governance and awareness for Project Management, Lean Management and Change Management techniques on an Enterprise-wide level.

The selected individual will be responsible for managing a wide array of cross-functional projects with varying risks, constraints and/or challenges and will be empowered to focus on value creation.

Duties and Responsibilities

: Analyze problems, identify issues, summarize findings and recommend courses of action

: Utilize PMBOK best practices to apply various principles and methodologies such as Agile/Lean, DMAIC, etc.

: Develop positive working relationships with stakeholders and project teams to drive change in a positive manner by managing constraints such as time lines, scope, cost and resources

: Lead project teams to develop and implement programs and/or process improvements.
: Ensure projects meet specified time lines and deliverables with a strong focus on value-creation

: Effectively communicate with Stakeholders; provide early and clear escalation of risks, respond to changes in work or direction, demonstrate flexibility in approach

: Develop program status update materials for key stakeholders and internal audit review of program budget and schedule

: Manage wide range of projects with varying time lines, cross functionality, requirements and scope

: All other duties as assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

: Recognize problems and respond, systematically gather information, sort through complex issues, understand consequences of decisions, seek input from others

: Ability to make difficult decisions and communicate those decisions to others

: Set challenging and productive goals for the team and hold others accountable for actions

: Ability to provide resources and support
: Ability to use checkpoints and processes to measure results

: Ability to provide and communicate clear performance objectives

: Ability to set challenging and productive goals and delegate effectively

: Ability to lead by example, define roles/responsibilities, motivate and set strategy

Supervisory Responsibilities
: No

Required Education: (may include certifications, licenses and registrations)

: Bachelor's degree from an accredited University in an analytical field (ie. Engineering, Science, Business) preferred

: Project Management Institute (PMI) certification preferred

: Other accreditations, such as PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, Six Sigma, CCMP, etc. Are valued

Required knowledge, skill and abilities:

: 6 years of related project experience is preferred

: Proven ability to establish and maintain strong relationships at all levels in the organization

: Prior experience leading large-scale, cross-functional projects is preferred

: Three or more years of experience in facilitating and leading Lean Continuous Improvement efforts is valued

: Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required

: Prior experience in the Energy or Utility industry is preferred

Physical demands, work environment and work schedule:

: Work is normally performed in a shared, open-office environment
: Requires some work during nonstandard business hours

: Some travel required

Christopher R. Woehle
Senior Account Manager

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

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