Randstad Project Manager in Oakland, California

Project Manager

job details:

  • location:Oakland, CA

  • salary:$38.92 - $43.79 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, January 8, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:663766

job description

Project Manager

job summary:

  • Leads the delivery of a complex project.

  • Maintains a tactical focus.

  • Sets clear objectives and defined deliverables.

  • Develops cost benefit analyses for the project, communicates to an executive committee, creates and reports project status utilizing a dashboard, allocates resources, defines project governance policies and manages the financial concerns.

  • Utilizes and effectively communicates technical components of an initiative to applicable parties.

  • Ability to lead a cross-functional team while motivating team members to their highest potential.

  • Requires excellent oral and written communication skills as well as business presentation skills.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Interfaces effectively with all levels and across organizational lines, including the business units.

  • Effectively utilizes external vendors and internal resources.

  • Demonstrated success at building team relationships and partnerships across organizational lines.

location: Oakland, California

job type: Contract

salary: $38.92 - 43.79 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Lead small to midsize work streams of a large program

  • Works across multiple internal/external teams and workstreams to support multifaceted internal communications campaign

  • Plan own workload, prioritizing key tasks and ensuring the appropriate allocation of time and effort to achieve the required results

  • Break down the program elements into manageable and achievable tasks/activities and create a logical plan (e.g. work plan, storyboard) for an activity or program segment

  • Anticipate program scope changes and adjusts program plan and budget accordingly

  • Understand the contributing factors of business value for programs and KP

  • Learn from mistakes and do not repeat them; show interest in improving work

  • Document and understand process flow for existing and 'to be" processes

  • Develop client and internal presentations while working with the client to clarify needs


  • Experience Level: 2+ years of experience required.

  • Education: BA/BS Degree or 4 years of additional experience required.


  • Put forward ideas assertively and directly, providing data to support conclusions

  • Prioritize program work to meet member/customer needs

  • Understand how individual performance and attributes contribute to program success

  • Offer informal and formal feedback to improve performance

  • Use internal and external knowledge resources

  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate course of action

  • Consult with senior Program Managers on majority of issues

  • Work under moderate supervision.

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