August 12, 2021

Project Management

Associate Project Manager

Remote within United States, Full-Time | location

Duties and responsibilities

CHESA (Chesapeake Systems), renowned workflow, application and IT Support for media and entertainment industries, is looking for a dedicated and passionate Associate Project Manager, with the drive to provide excellent delivery and customer service, to join the leading Professional Services team in the industry. Our ideal candidate will work well within the close-knit team at CHESA, as well as being a friendly and professional face to our wide range of clients.
  • Learn key project management concepts, ultimately working towards Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification
  • Fully prepare engineers for their projects, assisting with understanding their responsibilities, milestones, and timelines
  • Manage scheduling of SLA escalations requiring engineering team members
  • Proactively update CHESA stakeholders on project status (Client Representatives, Account Executive, Operations, Vendor Representatives)
  • Proactively update service management and leadership, keeping all internal  stakeholders informed of project profitability and efficiency
  • Assign projects and SLA escalations to engineers, assist them in effectively billing 75% of their time and meet projected milestone dates, while maintaining project budget and profitability
  • Be an active and contributing member of the professional services team
  • Schedule support hand-offs to enable the service team to be fully informed of new client environments and workflows after project completion
  • Identify new sales opportunities in projects and SLA escalations and relay those to the sales team immediately
  • Contribute to the Identification of potential inefficiencies in our project management and project execution and collaborate with service management and leadership to identify and implement effective solutions

Benefits

Our compensation package includes:

Benefits Our compensation package includes:
  • Base salary
  • Earned Leave Time
  • Simple IRA Plan with Employer Matching
  • Employer sponsored social events
  • Contributions toward benefits including:
    • Employee Health Insurance;
    • Dental Insurance;
    • Continuing Education;
    • Long-term Disability Insurance
  CHESA provides a competitive salary range and a full range of benefits. We are a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

Qualifications & Skills

Job requirements
  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience:
    • Required 1-2+ years demonstrable professional experience in a related associate project management role
    • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) related certification a plus 
  • The ability to work independently with minimal managerial supervision
  • Demonstrable understanding of broad project management concepts
  • Resource Management/utilization experience desired
  • Strong knowledge of written and digital project management tools
  • A passion for organization, process and a desire to hold and be held to high expectations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates an unwavering and dependable nature and accountability for their own actions
  • Willing to help out a teammate and pitch in when needed
  • Responsibility, ownership, and management, of their own self-paced learning, to further their knowledge and role within the team, supplemented with coaching and professional development with their manager
  • An ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • A passion for delivering “white-glove” service to our customers and clients

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