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Randstad Project Manager in waltham, Massachusetts

Project Manager

job details:

  • location:Waltham, MA (remote)

  • salary:$60 - $65 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information

  • reference:823315

job description

Project Manager

job summary:

Develops detailed project plans and schedules and gathers and further refines highly complex project requirements.

  • Follows and helps to develop methods, procedures and quality objectives, including metrics for assessing progress.

  • Tracks progress and reports on variances from the project plan, gathers metrics, and develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives.

  • Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors, and other key stakeholders.

  • Reviews documentation for completeness and accuracy.

  • Schedules and runs daily vendor meetings, weekly calibration meetings, and monthly leadership meetings.

  • Participates in formal review with business sponsor at project completion to track and confirm acceptance and satisfaction.


Minimum Experience:

  • 5+ years of project management experience, OR equivalent.


  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Tools and process enabling remote connection to internal systems.

  • Project Management Software.

Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:


  • Design: Familiarity with book design for higher education market and knowledge of book production workflows.

  • XML: Familiar with XML development and implementation workflows.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Communication: Effectively communicates with team, vendors (in U.S. and India), and stakeholders verbally and in written formats.

  • Teamwork: Motivates the team to work efficiently together and acknowledges each team member's contributions while celebrating team success. This includes working with team members in remote offices or through virtual environments.

  • Time Management: Proven excellent time management and multitasking skills.

  • strong organizational skills.

  • strong detail orientation.

  • Ability to work independently and maintain self-motivation.

location: Waltham, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $60 - 65 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


Responsible for managing various aspects of highly complex multi-phase project that includes graphic design and XML development. This position works under direction of project leads and will participate in determining priorities for assigned duties and planning and arranging its own activities.


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 3 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Project Manager

  • Project Management

  • Design

  • Project Management

  • Project Management

  • Project Controls

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.