Associate Project Manager

Project Management · Cincinnati, Ohio
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Job Description: Associate Project Manager (APM)

Experience required: 0 - 2 Years

 

The Associate Project Manager will have exposure to / responsibility in managing small to medium size projects and some client communication; over time, the APM will have the ability to manage all types/size of projects.

 

Other imperative skills required of the APM include:

  • A strong understanding of what it takes to get the work done with excellence; if there are areas the APM feels they need more exposure, it is important they raise this to their Manager for support as soon as they can, so he/she can help educate them.
  • Ability to understand what work needs to be done, why it is being done, who is doing it and when it will be and need to be done.
  • Contributing to processes development and improvement is critical for this role. This may include the overall agency process, driving our working knowledge in Workamajig or other PM tools, etc.
  • Exercising a thirst for continuous improvement in a creative environment and the ability to create and maintain strong trusting relationships across all functions is required.
  • Eagerness to hone and refine skills in budget development, project planning, and SOW finalization is required.
  • A comfort level speaking and engaging in daily Client communication. This can include topics such as project timelines, status updates, meeting scheduling and reminders.
  • A positive attitude with a drive to support the rest of the Project Management and Account Management teams is of huge importance.

 

Hard Skills (teachable, quantitative)

  • Building and adhering to project schedules / timing
  • Clear communication skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Budget Management
  • Project budgeting and estimating
  • Resource Planning
  • Collaboration
  • Great time management
  • Detail Oriented and Organized
  • Integrated Project Planning

 

Soft Skills (subjective, qualitative)

  • Diligence and Goal Driven
  • Constantly Curious
  • Listening and Communication
  • Constant Improvement
  • Strong communication skills
  • Positivity
  • Empathy


The Associate PM should have an interest in developing the following skills:

  • A strong understanding of what it takes to get the work done across a variety of different types of projects.
  • Estimating and scoping is important but will be honed over time in this role.
  • Driving the work on time and on budget for continuous improvement in an integrated environment and the ability to create strong, trusting relationships across all functions is required.
  • Resource management; Process Improvement; Quality Assurance

 

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  • Location
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level