February 16, 2021

Project Management

Project Manager

Remote within United States, Full-Time | location

Responsibilities

Chesapeake Systems (CHESA), renowned workflow, application and IT Support for media and entertainment industries, is looking for a dedicated and passionate 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.   Duties and responsibilities
  • Lead  and take responsibility for client projects for a variety of offerings, from infrastructure to workflow customization
  • Take responsibility for internal projects for a variety of offerings, from training to Research and Development
  • Establish a collaborative relationship with clients to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives, and analyze risks and opportunities
  • Coordinate creation and delivery of RACIs, PERTs, and Scopes of Work for approved projects
  • Plan and manage project tasks, resources, Gantt charts, timeframes, and milestones between customers and internal engineering staff
  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management
  • Act as primary point of contact and communicate project status to all stakeholders
  • Create and maintain project timelines and accurately forecast projections on a regular basis
  • Update the requirements, priority, business impact and timelines for queued projects
  • Be ready to report on project statuses both formally and on the fly
  • Review and report on project metrics to include project progress, percentage of team utilization, and other individual and team KPIs
  • Oversee creation and maintenance of comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports
  • Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance tests

Benefits

Our compensation package includes:

  • 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
 

Qualifications & Skills

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience:
    • Required 3-5+ years demonstrable professional experience in a related project management role
    • Project Management related certification (CAPM or PMP) a plus 
  • The ability to work independently with minimal managerial supervision
  • Demonstrable understanding of project management concepts
  • Resource Management/utilization experience desired
  • Knowledge of Agile Project Management methodologies 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

Additional Information

Chesapeake Systems 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.

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