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Hired by Matrix, Inc. Project Management Specialist in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Project Management Specialist

Job Type:Contract

Job Location:Farmington Hills


Job Description:

Job Summary

  • The Project Manager Specialist will be the go-to expert on project management processes and structure; assist in standardizing the practice of project management by building a project management culture through the mentoring of project managers in the organization. Excellent analytical skills are necessary as well as the ability to work with multiple stakeholders.


  • Provide input and review to project managers for development of schedule, work breakdown structure, estimates and work packages during the different phases of the project.

  • Work with project managers to ensure accurate project cost reporting. Reconcile EPM project budget with IT and Business Actuals. Oversee management of scope changes, trends and change notices initiated from project managers.

  • Develop timely, accurate in-depth analysis of project cost and schedule data, provide corrective action recommendations.

  • Collaboration with supporting organizations: Office of General Counsel, Procurement, Controlling, IT, Accounting, Vendor and Supplier management, Contract Management, Coordination of plans and related project activities.

  • Assist project managers in conflict resolution and facilitation to create consensus and ensure project application of project management processes

  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills. Development of presentations.

  • Working with MS Tools: PowerPoint, Word, MS Project, mail and scheduling tools.

  • Project planning and timeline management. Managing multi-million dollar supplier related projects.


  • Minimum 8 years’ experience required

  • PMP Certification preferred

Proven expertise in:

  • Large scale (enterprise)

  • Project Management utilizing industry recognized PM methods and tools, such as the PMBOK from the PMI.

Proven Skills:

  • Team and personnel leadership

  • Lead team of PM and Management professionals on large scale, enterprise wide projects.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Experience in managing large scale, highly complex, long-term projects recently

  • Project management methodology based on the PMBOK 9 knowledge areas

  • MS Tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project

  • Project Management tool – Clarity

  • Cost estimation techniques and business case preparation

  • Financial services/captive auto finance industry experience

  • Strong understanding of System Development LifeCycle (SDLC) & IT application development process

Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Steve at201-226-3500for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 12 months

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. founded in 1986, is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) dedicated to providing the highest quality of job opportunities to our candidates and staffing services to our clients. We are a full service staffing firm with experience recruiting and delivering for IT, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Clerical, Clinical & Scientific, and Marketing disciplines. Our long history in the staffing industry and dedication to excellence are the key differentiators that have fueled our success for over 30 years.

Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.Equal Opportunity EmployerWBENC CertifiedWOSB Certified*CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group.

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