Project Management Associate
Company: Boom Lab
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: December 5, 2019
Boom Lab helps our clients deliver change through IT project
delivery, business process improvement, and operational efficiency
efforts. Our high-performing consultants are natural leaders who
manage a wide range of responsibilities that vary from assignment
to assignment. Our consultant training, career development, and
premier client portfolio ensure constant challenge and rapid growth
for our employees. Boom Lab Project Management Associates help
control the scope, schedule, and cost of our projects, while
building skills to grow into roles as Project and Program
Vary by project but may include:
---Prepare project plans, including task assignment,
prioritization, and forecasting. Common tools include Gantt charts,
MS Project, Excel, and MS Word.
---Identify and assign project risks and issues, and track progress
toward mitigation or resolution.
---Prepare and manage project schedule, which requires balancing
inputs such as cross-committed resources and vendor timelines.
---Control project scope by gaining initial alignment with sponsors
and stakeholders, and minimizing change using strict change control
processes and documentation.
---Prepare and oversee project budget, including team member,
vendor, and product costs.
---Establish an environment of planned and unplanned collaboration
and communication through status reports, facilitating regular
meetings, following-up on tasks and issues, and escalating
important information to senior management.
---Analyze project control documents (such as project plans and
budgets) to determine common project performance metrics like
Earned Value, Budget at Completion, Run Rate, and others (based on
---Build and manage internal and external communication plans.
Our best Project Management Associates possess most of the
---0-2 years' relevant experience.
---Bachelor's Degree in Business, Management, Communications, or
---Strong attention to detail. Expected to be point person for
project progress, task status, budget forecasts/actuals,
milestones, resource plans, and schedules.
---Ability to influence others and lead without authority.
---Strong written, presentation, and verbal communication,
including clear structure and main point communication.
---Highly organized. Ability to manage multiple project plans,
dozens of resources, budgets and schedules while maintaining
accuracy and handling fine details.
---Strong work ethic. Willing to work the hardest and go the extra
mile to achieve project success and client satisfaction.
---Client service mindset. Able to put the client and project needs
in front of everything else. Must possess positive attitude and do
whatever it takes to get the project to the end goal.
Keywords: Boom Lab, St. Louis , Project Management Associate, Executive , Saint Louis, Missouri
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