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Associate Project Manager

Job type Full-time Company Velosio Location Remote

Description

The Associate Project Manager will assist our Lead Project Managers with organizing and controlling project activities through communicating risks, opportunities, and the current state of the projects as well as organizing and participating in stakeholder meetings and ensuring project deadlines are met in a timely manner.  The Associate Project Manager will have the opportunity to learn the Velosio business by getting involved in every type of project we manage and build the necessary skills and experience needed to become a certified project manager.

Responsibilities

  • Manage project-related paperwork by ensuring all necessary materials are current, properly filed, and stored
  • Direct project correspondences by preparing and reviewing project proposals, memos, meeting minutes, and emails
  • Plan and manage team goals, project schedules, and new information
  • Organize, attend, and participate in stakeholder meetings
  • Prepare necessary presentation materials for meetings
  • Document and follow up on important actions and decisions from meetings
  • Coordinate all team members to keep workflow on track
  • Maintaining and monitoring the project portal, project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures
  • Assist adherence to budget by monitoring expenses and implementing cost-saving measures
  • Ensure project deadlines are met
  • Learn and utilize Velosio implementation standards and tools/documents
  • Undertake project tasks as required
  • Assist in the development of project strategies
  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project
  • Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable
  • Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective
  • Providing administrative support as needed
  • Continuously improves knowledge through research and self-study
  • Develop appropriate peer-level relationships with clients, interacting with the client project team regarding task status, and representing the company via formal and informal client contact
  • Identify and make recommendations to improve processes, methodologies, and best practices
  • Attain PMI certifications as necessary

About You

Required Qualifications

  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a project coordinator or similar role, preferably with small to mid-market sized ERP or CRM implementation projects
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining strong relationships
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Documentation management and ability to use project management tools
  • Attention to details even under pressure
  • Time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management information system or related field of study

Preferred Qualifications

  • Smartsheet expertise
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite, Sage, or other ERP products

Compensation & Benefits

  • 2 Medical Plans, PPO and HSA (with employer contribution)
  • 2 Dental Plans, Basic and Orthodontics
  • Vision
  • 401k Match
  • Short Term Disability - employer paid
  • Life Insurance – employer paid
  • StayWell program -$600 a year for wellness
  • Cell reimbursement for consultants, sales, and managers
  • Internet reimbursement for remote roles

About Us

Velosio, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Velosio’s 400 employees who serve over 4,000 clients.  We are among the largest and most recognized Microsoft Dynamics partners with thousands of active customers. Many years as a recognized leader in ERP, CRM, Cloud productivity, and business intelligence solutions has repeatedly landed Velosio in the top 1% of Microsoft Dynamics Partners worldwide. We are the only US partner hand-selected by Microsoft to mentor and manage other partners as a Microsoft Master VAR. We also simplify the cloud experience for partners as an Indirect Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP). Velosio specializes in providing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Intelligence (BI), and collaboration solutions from Microsoft, Oracle NetSuite, and many additional vendors.

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