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Project Manager in Salt Lake City, UT at Franklin Covey Careers

Date Posted: 6/22/2019

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Company Information

FranklinCovey is a global company specializing in performance improvement. We help organizations achieve results that require a change in human behavior. Our expertise is in seven areas: Leadership, Execution, Productivity, Trust, Sales Performance, Customer Loyalty, and Education. Our mission statement is “We enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere”.  We fulfill this mission by hiring “Achievers with Heart”. 

 

Job Summary
The Project Manager provides a vital leadership role in the Innovations group at FranklinCovey. The Project Manager ensures the delivery of exceptional products and is responsible for maintaining multiple project schedules, scoping and communication documentation, tracking of work breakdown structure and managing to it on the multiple projects they own.  Will help execute and finalize projects according to high quality standards, strict deadlines, and within budget. Includes proactively acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.  The Project Manager will oversee quality control throughout the project’s life cycle ensuring execution on commitments and goals.  Responsible for tracking invoicing and reconciling all project financials.  Exhibits a high degree of initiative, flexibility and self-direction.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Work with multidisciplinary team to develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents.
  • Effectively communicate project status to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Maintain project milestone schedules and deliverables.
  • Work collaboratively to manage changes in project scope and direction in order to quickly recalibrate schedules and budgets.
  • Influence project team members and contractors to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Track multiple threads of development and deliverables at a given time within a project.
  • Manage project budgets and vendor relationships.
  • Focus on continual process improvement.

Job Requirements

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent work experience) plus a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in a project management capacity.

Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, follow-through, and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently are essential.

Strong prioritization skills and understanding of level of urgency to apply to different tasks/deliverables.

Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a team in an environment of change.

Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in making decisions that impact stakeholders. 

A strong ability to work proactively and adapt creatively with stakeholders and clients.

Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

Love of learning and learns quickly.

Excellent leadership and people skills with a sense of ownership for the successfulness of the overall project.

Ability to think ahead while helping the team deliver on the immediate needs.

Professional appearance and persona.

Ability to work under tight deadlines and high pressure.

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