Contract Project Manager Job Description

Contract Project Manager Job Description

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Contract Project Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Identifying vendors for projects
Facilitating the vendor proposal and review process as the team requires
Liaising with contract owners to help determine vendor and contract needs
Monitoring the contracts through the development process and facilitate the process efficiently, provide communication and status of the process from draft through execution
Vendor oversight of deliverables and quality of work as per contract
Financial reconciliations with vendors and sites
Archiving executed contracts
Ensuring all corporate contracting policies are followed
Tracking executed contracts (active) for vendors especially expiration dates and provide 60 day notice of pending expirations
Serving as a subject matter expert on corporate and Business Operations contract process

Contract Project Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Contract Project Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, ITIL, CRM, CSM, LEAN, BSC, ACP, CSP, LOMA

Education for Contract Project Manager

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Employers hiring for the contract project manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Business, Project Management, Computer Science, Education, Marketing, Business/Administration, Management, Technical, Architecture

Skills for Contract Project Manager

Desired skills for contract project manager include:

Robotics
Industrial engineering
Inventory and production management
Material handling equipment
Operations management
Similar disciplines
Microsoft office products and experience in advanced Excel spreadsheet manipulation
Excel
MS Project
Methods and techniques

Desired experience for contract project manager includes:

Responding to department questions and assist with contract issue resolution and vendor reconciliation
Support a major transformation programme in the areas of project planning and implementation while ensuring deliverables for the programme of work
Effectively communicate with stakeholders and team members regarding project expectations and progress
Identify potential issues, proactively look for solutions and recommend contingency plans
Manage changes in project timeline, scope, and budget
Liaise with stakeholders and relevant teams to facilitate decision making process

Contract Project Manager Examples

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Contract Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of contract project manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for contract project manager
  • Ensure project measurement and quality assurance metrics are developed, tracked and reported
  • Interface with professional services delivery partners
  • Work with clients and partners to troubleshoot and resolve installation challenges
  • Contribute to development and maintenance of PMO standards, processes, and best practices
  • Actively identify business opportunities and other activities that impact future business during engagements (either Services or Licenses) and inform sales or management team
  • Execution of day to day project management activities on key initiatives
  • Establishing project governance according to project methodologies
  • Managing project dimensions of resources, budgets, timelines, scope, and quality
  • Building and maintaining detailed project plans according to standards
  • Clearing obstacles, bird-dogging tasks and team member accountability, and escalating issues, as required
Qualifications for contract project manager
  • Managing issues lists and impediments
  • Oversight of schedules, milestones, and deliverables
  • Establishing stand-up and meeting cadences
  • Driving broad stakeholder engagement and communications
  • Assistance with oversight of 3rd party suppliers that are engaged on projects
  • Consultation with other team members regarding project management standards and activities
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Contract Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a contract project manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for contract project manager
  • Manage and traffic design concepts to internal approvers and clients during the review process
  • Assist in managing outside resources by gathering estimates, obtaining budget approvals, creating purchase orders, handing off work and tracking progress
  • Gather specs from media partners and review with creative teams
  • Traffic final deliverables to media partners
  • Oversee complex campaigns and creative projects across the creative, editorial and video teams within the Internal Agency and Marketing Managers and Events team
  • Assign business unit project tickets that come in for covered business unit(s)
  • Lead creative/stakeholder team(s) to work through logistical, timing and communication issues that will arise during the lifespan of a project
  • Identify vendors for projects
  • Facilitate the RFP / vendor proposal and review process as the team requires
  • Liaise with contract owners
Qualifications for contract project manager
  • Prior experience in systems implementation would be preferred
  • Independent and resilient attitude
  • The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of project management experience in a high-volume global advertising or other creative agency
  • Must be a model multi-tasker, detail oriented, excellent communicator and be able to manage complex project workflows within short timelines with confidence
  • A strong understanding of the creative process and the ability to manage project workflow with a maximum level of efficiency
  • Comfortable with making quick decisions
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Contract Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a contract project manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for contract project manager
  • Liaise with Outsourcing, Legal, Study sites and Vendors as necessary
  • Monitor the contracts through the development process and facilitate the process efficiently
  • Archive executed contracts
  • Ensure all corporate contracting policies are followed
  • Track executed contracts for vendors
  • Accountable for shepherding multiple, complex projects at any given time, throughout the full life cycle of development
  • Coordinate with external contractors and vendors as needed, managing outside resources by gathering estimates, obtaining budget approvals, creating purchase orders, handing off work and tracking progress
  • Partner and build relationships with marketing managers in order to forecast and remain up to speed on the pipeline
  • Operate independently and between team leads in functional areas such as sales, IT, news, finance, HR and consumer marketing
  • Coordinate activity between the team leads and resolve any conflicts arising from interdependencies
Qualifications for contract project manager
  • Degree in Accountancy and/or equivalent qualifications
  • Ability to juggle simultaneous projects ranging in complexity
  • Solid understanding of cross-media ad specs (print, out-of-home and digital) and the ability to gather and communicate them to the creative team
  • Knowledge of digital ad campaign delivery process is a must
  • Acrobat Pro and all MS Office software proficiency is a must
  • Working knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Flash software is a plus
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Contract Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a contract project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for contract project manager
  • Be able to facilitate discussion and develop alternatives to address challenges that arise particularly within the businesses systems and operational workflows
  • Track project deliverables using the appropriate tools to ensure established synergies are achieved
  • Prepare project status reports for key stakeholders, defining progress, problems and solutions
  • Identify, mitigate, prioritize, manage, resolve project issues, constraints, dependencies and risks
  • Organize weekly meetings, capturing the most critical subject matters in a weekly agenda by working with each team lead
  • A key contributor to organizing logistics around any of the larger tasks within the project, such as first welcome meeting at company headquarters, the market-by-market training roadshow, systems installs
  • Acts as a correspondent with new properties in support of co-chairs and when needed
  • Acts as a correspondent with contract vendors and in support of team leads when needed
  • Manages projects to project/practice P&L objectives
  • Overseeing successful implementation of campaigns – on time, on brief, and to budget
Qualifications for contract project manager
  • Bachelor’s Degree or related project management experience
  • Experience in running and structuring large/complex projects
  • Strong in execution phase of project
  • Understand the importance of stakeholder engagement
  • Certification in PRINCE2 or PMBOK
  • Previous experience in Mining and/or deploying complex technology systems within large organisations will be an advantage
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Contract Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a contract project manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for contract project manager
  • Embraces and communicates best practices to team members for exemplary production and integrated project management
  • Consistent communication paths with clients and maintain written client agreements
  • Take responsibility for scheduling status meetings and providing status reports internal/client
  • Take part in the management of client expectations and build client relationships based on trust and mutual understanding
  • Involvement in formalizing SOWs and procurement keeping efficiency top of mind
  • Complete all project documentation
  • Maintain progress reports to report back to stakeholders and senior managers
  • Create a working environment that allows everyone to work to the best of their abilities
  • Take responsibility for projects through their entire lifecycle
  • Ensure each working group has defined the scope adequately
Qualifications for contract project manager
  • Must be a model multi-tasker, detail oriented, excellent communicator and be able to manage complex project workflows within short timelines with confidence and poise
  • Solid understanding of cross-media ad specs (print, TVC, out-of-home and digital) and the ability to gather and communicate them to the creative teams
  • Must be comfortable working between MAC and PC systems
  • Possess relevant Project Management Certifications
  • A Australian Government Security Clearance would be highly regarded
  • Good understanding of Project Management Areas of competence

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