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Assistant Technical Project Manager, National Robotics...
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Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA
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Job Function:

The National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) is recruiting an Assistant Technical Project Manager to work with a multi-disciplinary project team to execute the scope for one or more sponsored research projects. The NREC, a leader in robotics technology development and commercialization, serves as the technology transfer arm for the world-renowned Robotics Institute.

Assistant Technical Project Manager Responsibilities: You will serve as an Assistant Technical Project Manager on selected projects. Excellent project management is essential to the successful transition of robotics technology into the industries that NREC serves. You will be expected to deliver successful projects while creating value for our sponsors. Responsibilities include:

* Perform in a cross-functional structure, working with management to establish the priorities to ensure that business needs and customer expectations are being met efficiently and effectively.
* Work with Sr. Staff to create and manage project management deliverables and work/resource plans that deliver on time with excellent quality.
* Ensure development /execution of project plans that define activities, dependencies and deliverables.
* Work with a project team throughout the Project Life Cycle including requirements analysis, design, prototype, build, test, deployment and transition.
* Collaborate with team members in project effort analysis, issues management, risk management and quality assurance.
* Manage project quality to ensure customer expectations are fulfilled through the delivery of project objectives.
* Manage the project budget both internally and externally so that the project is executed within budget.
* Perform change management for the project as to scope, schedule and budget.
* Manage client expectations for timely review and approval of change orders.
* Provide technical guidance and leadership to engineering teams to ensure that priorities and direction are aligned with the project goals.
* Collaborate with key stakeholders, business managers and engineers to build consensus around architectural solutions, define high-level and detailed requirements, and deliver projects successfully.

We offer the opportunity to join a highly dynamic, rapidly growing organization that is a major player in the emerging mobile robotics market.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree required, preferably in science or engineering
* 3-5 years or more of project management experience required
* Excellent problem-solving, reasoning, organization, planning, teamwork, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills required

More Information:

Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at: www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

FT/PT Status: Full TimeOrganization: ROBOTICSMinimal Education Level Bachelor's Degree or equivalentSalary: NegotiableDescription:

The National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) is recruiting an Assistant Technical Project Manager to work with a multi-disciplinary project team to execute the scope for one or more sponsored research projects. The NREC, a leader in robotics technology development and commercialization, serves as the technology transfer arm for the world-renowned Robotics Institute.

Assistant Technical Project Manager Responsibilities: You will serve as an Assistant Technical Project Manager on selected projects. Excellent project management is essential to the successful transition of robotics technology into the industries that NREC serves. You will be expected to deliver successful projects while creating value for our sponsors. Responsibilities include:

* Perform in a cross-functional structure, working with management to establish the priorities to ensure that business needs and customer expectations are being met efficiently and effectively.
* Work with Sr. Staff to create and manage project management deliverables and work/resource plans that deliver on time with excellent quality.
* Ensure development /execution of project plans that define activities, dependencies and deliverables.
* Work with a project team throughout the Project Life Cycle including requirements analysis, design, prototype, build, test, deployment and transition.
* Collaborate with team members in project effort analysis, issues management, risk management and quality assurance.
* Manage project quality to ensure customer expectations are fulfilled through the delivery of project objectives.
* Manage the project budget both internally and externally so that the project is executed within budget.
* Perform change management for the project as to scope, schedule and budget.
* Manage client expectations for timely review and approval of change orders.
* Provide technical guidance and leadership to engineering teams to ensure that priorities and direction are aligned with the project goals.
* Collaborate with key stakeholders, business managers and engineers to build consensus around architectural solutions, define high-level and detailed requirements, and deliver projects successfully.

We offer the opportunity to join a highly dynamic, rapidly growing organization that is a major player in the emerging mobile robotics market.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree required, preferably in science or engineering
* 3-5 years or more of project management experience required
* Excellent problem-solving, reasoning, organization, planning, teamwork, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills required

More Information:

Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at: www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

About Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon is a private research university with a distinctive mix of programs in engineering, computer science, robotics, business, public policy, fine arts and the humanities. More than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration, and innovation. A small student- to-faculty ratio provides an opportunity for close interaction between students and professors. While technology is pervasive on its 144-acre Pittsburgh campus, Carnegie Mellon is also distinctive among leading research universities for the world-renowned programs in its College of Fine Arts. A global university, Carnegie Mellon has campuses in Silicon Valley, Calif., and Qatar, and programs in Asia, Australia and Europe. For more, see http://www.cmu.edu .