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Job Description

Project Manager

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Top Skills:

  • Strong leadership
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive
  • Ability to escalate risk and issues
  • Risk management
  • Clarity is preferred
  • Understanding of financials
  • Excel

Day to Day:

  • 75% meetings with various stakeholder groups
  • Updating Clarity

Performance is measured:

  • Following standard procedures
  • Stakeholder input
  • Meeting deliverables
  • Project indicators
  • On time on budget

Job Summary: Responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders/sponsors needs and deliver on desired outcomes.


  • High School Degree and Bachelor's degree in an IT-related discipline or equivalent work experience required.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Experience managing projects

Skills and Competencies.

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals. Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis.
  • Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio. Highly organized with good time management skills.
  • Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills. Analytical thinker with creative problem-solving skills and attention to detail

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop integrated baseline project plans to apply estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them. Recommend best solutions based on the understanding of business issues. Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions.
  • Capture and track program metrics and perform the analysis. Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk. Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them.
  • Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required. Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis. Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Software Specialists

SCS, Inc. has for thirty years successfully provided a wide range of businesses with effective software solutions. SCS principals authored software which evolved into nationally recognized financial packages. SCS focuses on mid-range markets, but its expertise and support expands to multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies and large government entities. SCS's President was elected President of the prestigious Software Council of Southern California in 1998, acknowledging decades of solid SCS accomplishment. SCS is the largest Navision Solution Center in the West US and is among the leading Solution Centers for Navision Software worldwide. We have implemented and customized Navision Software in over 350 companies in over 20 different industries.

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