Project Manager

Direct Hire

Dallas, Texas

What does a Project Manager do:
As a Project Manager in our PMO, you will drive project success across technology, operations, and business continuity to support our company's objectives. Your role involves planning, proactive risk management, and stakeholder engagement to deliver business solutions. You'll navigate through complexities, ensuring projects align with the charter and adapting to changes. Your accountability lies in disciplined execution, leading meetings, and transparent communication, while also monitoring the project's operational health. Join our collaborative PMO team at Motion and grow with us in a culture committed to development.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
As the Project Manager you will be responsible for planning, executing, and overseeing a project from its beginning through to its completion. The goal of a project manager is to ensure that the project is completed on time, within budget, and meets or exceeds stakeholders’ expectations.:
  • Define the project scope, objectives, and stakeholders.
  • Develop a detailed project plan, including schedule, resources, budget, change management and risk management plan.
  • Lead and direct the project team to carry out the work as outlined in the project plan.
  • Track the progress of the project, manage changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs, and ensuring that project objectives are met.
  • Finalize all project activities, complete any remaining deliverables, and obtain formal acceptance of the project from stakeholders, and close out the project.
  • Develop and manage the project schedule and budget, ensure project milestones are met on time and within budget, manage project resources, conduct risk assessments, and implement mitigation strategies, ensure quality assurance throughout the project lifecycle, and engage in post-project evaluation to identify lessons learned and best practices for future projects. Quickly achieve a solid grasp of the project's technical facets.
  • Manage meeting logistics, produce agendas, and document minutes. Facilitate project meetings, ensuring effective teamwork and stakeholder communication. Lead the capture and tracking of both business and technical requirements.
  • Maintain meticulous project documentation using SmartSheet, JIRA, and MS Teams in line with PMO governance standards. Preparing weekly status reports and other reports upon request.
What are the qualifications to apply:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (3-5 years).
  • Ability to inspire and motivate a team, while managing and influencing them towards achieving project goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for interacting with team members, stakeholders, and clients. Skilled in negotiating with team members, stakeholders, and suppliers.
  • Proficient in organizing tasks, managing time, and keeping track of multiple elements of a project simultaneously.
  • Ability to quickly identify problems and implement effective solutions.
  • Demonstrate ability to “think around the corner” and identify the “what if’s”, “possible impact to other initiatives”, and “run-down” the answers to any identified business decisions, risks, or issues. Strong decision-making skills, especially under pressure.
  • Capable of adjusting to changing conditions and managing unforeseen challenges.
  • Proficient in the use of and ability to rapidly pick up new technical skills. Demonstrate initiative in self-directed learning, particularly in workforce management and project/product management delivery tools such as Smartsheet, MS Project, Asana, JIRA, MS TFS, Rally, and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Attained or is in pursuit of relevant certifications within the Project Management or Agile Practices profession. Some preferred certifications would be: CaPM, PMP, ACBA, CSM, DASM, PSM, CSM, CDP, ITIL, CAL.
  • Demonstrate adoption of and on-going learning of tools, processes, and project management skills.
What’s in it for you:
  • Fully remote position – an opportunity for you to gain more value, flexibility, and work-life-balance in your career
  • Compensation: Range from $85,000 to $100,000 commensurate with skill level and experience
  • Highly competitive benefit package including health, vision, dental, paid time off (includes vacation and sick time), medical and dependent flexible spending (FSA), health savings (HSA), critical illness coverage, volunteer and activism time off, paid parental leave (even pawternity leave!), 401k match with pre and post-tax options as well as an annual wellness reimbursement.
  • Training, training, and more training – our virtual training program offers a library of 100+ courses with classes-based, as well as self-led content that will develop the necessary foundation for you to succeed and flourish in your role, as well as continue your learning throughout your time at Motion Recruitment Partners
  • Ongoing one-on-one support and mentorship in all aspects of your role and development
  • Fun, energetic, team-oriented work environment that makes you excited to go to work every day
Since 1989, Motion Recruitment Partners LLC has grown into a leading global recruitment service provider offering outsourced talent solutions, perm and contingent staffing, and MSP programs to growing companies around the world. Motion Recruitment Partner’s network of operating brands (Motion Recruitment, Sevenstep, and The Goal) have a strong and proven track record with filling mission-critical positions using a unique, team-based approach to talent acquisition.
We are accepting candidates 15 days following job post. Apply now to learn more about the job opportunity and our unique culture and work environment.
Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.