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Project Manager

Location:Tampa, FL
Salary Range:40,000-60,000
Employment Type:Full Time

The Project Manager oversees the planning, implementation, and tracking of a specific project which has a beginning, an end and specified deliverables.


The Project Manager performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Plan the project

•·         Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management

•·         Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project

•·         Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project

•·         Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities

•·         Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required

•·         Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion

Staff the project

•·         Support  the appropriate manager with scheduled planning of; recruit, interview and select staff and/or volunteers with appropriate skills for the project activities

•·         Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project

Implement the project

•·         Execute the project according to the project plan

•·         Develop forms and records to document project activities

•·         Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured

•·         Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project

•·         Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project

•·         Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards

Control the project

•·         Write reports on the project for management

•·         Communicate with Management as outlined in Communication Plan

•·         Monitor all budgeted project expenditures

•·         Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)

•·         Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date

Evaluate the project

•·         Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality

•·         Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase



•·         Project Management Certification or equivalent experience

Knowledge, skills and abilities

•·         Knowledge of Project Management

•·         Proven Organizational Skills

•·         Positive Team Influence

•·         Organized

•·         Attention to Detail

•·         Ability to Adhered to Company's Confidentiality Requirements

•·         Strong Time Management Skills

Proficiency in the use of computers for:

MS Office:

•o   Word

•o   Visio - Process Mapping

•o   MS Project


Simple accounting


Personal characteristics

The Project Manager should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

•·         Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.

•·         Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.

•·         Creativity/Innovation: Suggest new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.

•·         Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.

•·         Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.

•·         Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.

•·         Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.

•·         Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.

•·         Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.


•·         Project Management Experience or Project Management Certification

Working Conditions

•·         Project Managers usually work in an office environment but the purpose of the project may sometimes take them to non-standard workplaces.

•·         Project Managers work a standard work week but may be required to work some evenings and weekends to meet project milestones.




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