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Project Manager II

Location:

Indianapolis - Indiana - USA

Function:

Professional Services and Consulting

Ref #:

201701436
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Corporate overview

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Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. 

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

Description

Project Manager for the Public Sector SMB team and will work with Cloud Customers only. Strong understating of Cloud organization and Paragon methodology. Manage multiple projects in various phases.


•Assign a wide range of tasks based on skills, experience, and availability; clearly communicates task priorities, helping personnel adjust workload as needed.
•Prepare project plans/schedules, reports and budgets.
•Track and monitor all deliverables, calendars, and meetings as necessary.
•Set performance goals for a project team or work unit.
•Monitor project and/or personnel performance, checking actual performance against planned performance to ensure technical, schedule, and budget goals are met or exceeded.
•Collect inputs and prepare weekly and monthly status reports as required.
•Explain any deviations from planned budgets and schedules. In addition, prepare and support quarterly management reviews.
•Provide technical and leadership guidance and direction to personnel to ensure proper, timely completion of work.
•In addition, provide personnel with timely, constructive, and actionable feedback that increases individual and team effectiveness.
•Anticipate problems or situations that could affect the team.
•Assess the potential impact on own and others’ work, and develop and execute the best workable solution.
•Manage escalated situations as proactively as possible, involving management as needed. Interact frequently with the team, management and customers to define project requirements and identify solutions consistent with defined terms, methodology, policy, and regulations.
•Develop strong customer relationships as ‘trusted advisor’ at project management, payroll manager, and senior management levels.
•Strong attention to detail as well as ability to function strategically within the account; proactively look at ‘big picture’ for project/customer short and long-term goals; identify and drive additional revenue opportunities within the account.
•Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects within the customer, tying them all together with strategic vision and focus.

Qualifications

1-3 years of project management work experience required
•Experience managing large software implementation projects required
•Workforce Central knowledge
•Broad knowledge of labor management or similar domain product/systems strongly preferred
•Experience managing an implementation team highly desirable
•Strong experience scheduling, preparing presentations and status reports.
•Superb written and oral communication skills required (e.g.proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word, Open Air).
•Strong leadership skills with the ability to work as part of a project team.
•Ability to perform multiple tasks ranging from project management to coaching other team members.
•Needs to be able to manage 20-30 active projects
•Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% on a regular basis.

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Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.