Job ID: 2019-6922 Type: NYU Tandon School of Engineering (PE1001) # of Openings: 1 Category: Business/Professional Administrative New York University
Reporting to Tandon's Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing and executing projects across several school-wide initiatives. The incumbent will be responsible for working with members of faculty and leadership to help develop project plans, define project tasks and deliverables, estimate timelines and budgets, coordinate resources and track and manage project activities and issues. The Senior Project Manager will assess and mitigate potential delays that could impact project timelines, and provide regular status reporting to keep Tandon Leadership informed on progress.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree, Preferably in engineering or applied sciences background.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree, Preferably in engineering or applied sciences background. Project management certification helpful.
Required Experience: Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible project management experience. Demonstrated success leading collaborative projects and achieving exceptional operational results.
Preferred Experience: 5+ years
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Effective communication and influencing skills, both written and oral. Ability to build consensus, and to clearly and concisely articulate and share information and ideas across a broad range of audiences. Strong interpersonal skills. Capacity to develop and maintain strong professional relationships across the organization, and to work collaboratively with colleagues. Ability to address sensitive situations and manage confidential information with discretion and tact. Must be able to drive deadlines to completion. Demonstrated ability to translate decisions into effective and actionable steps. Possess a 'can do' attitude and approach to work.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Be able to think out-of-the box, be resourceful with problem solving and offer new perspectives to consider.
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