· The main function of a Project Manager is to define requirements, plan, track, and manage projects of medium complexity in a demanding environment.
· Identify and estimate project resources, schedule delivery, and task details. Budget for and manage project costs.
· Manage business partner and supplier involvement throughout project.
· Manage change, project deliverables, and project direction while adhering to Caterpillar's standard project management methodology.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, organizational, customer service and interpersonal skills.
· Basic ability to work independently and manage ones time as well as being a collaborative team member.
· Proven experience with project management concepts, including project charters, scheduling and planning projects within Primavera or experience or training using tools to manage projects, such as Microsoft Project or Excel.
· Proven ability to work with Enterprise-wide program managers and project leads. Strong project leadership and decision-making.
· Business planning/processes, accounting, and change management acumen.
· Training in project management or project management related skills, such as Young & Clark and Associates or Project Management Institute’s PMP certification. 7-8 years’ project management experience required.
· Bachelor's degree or equivalent training required.
· Work with teams to formally document project Scope, identify project resources, create project plan, estimate project cost.
· Lead the team in documenting requirements.
· Ensure appropriate signoffs for Scope, Requirements, Design and Testing. Meet with project team regularly to obtain updates.
· Report out project status to stakeholders regularly, including timeline, risks, issues, budget.
· Escalate issues appropriately.
· Develop rollout plan, communication plan, risk mitigation plans.
· Lead the team in documenting lessons learned.
Requirements: Bachelors degree, PMP Certification, 1-3 years experience with IT projects (application, not infrastructure).