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Project Manager III in Frisco, TX at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 


  • Fortune 100 Pharmaceutical Services Company
  • Awarded Top 20 Best Places to work in healthcare
  • Global presence in 50+ countries with $140B in revenue
  • Diversified organization servicing both manufacturers and providers within the industry


  • Culture: Dynamic organization offering a vibrant culture and opportunity for growth
  • Growth: High visibility role interfacing with key business leaders across organization
  • Opportunity: Work with a name brand company who is a proven leader in their industry
  • Stability: Dedicated leadership with stability and tenure


  • Frisco, TX


  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the project needs
  • Monitor plan and highlights anticipated issues or slippage
  • Formulate recovery plans or assessing impact if not recoverable and escalates as appropriate
  • Record and monitor project actual costs vs. project budget
  • Responsible for proactively identifying variances to plan and developing appropriate mitigation plans
  • Formulate corrective actions when project deliverables deviate from the work plan with the assistance of team members
  • Understands how project decisions impact key business metrics and the enterprise strategy
  • Build consensus among team relative to project scope, task execution, staffing and issue resolution
  • Provide clear and reliable communications to internal teams, project stakeholders, external vendors, and customers
  • Use multiple media formats
  • Effectively convey information and ideas
  • Provide input to decisions through effective communication methods
  • Held self-accountable for meeting expectations and requirements of customers
  • Evaluate new or changed tools and processes to fit within the projects managed
  • Create integrated project plans
  • Review project proposals
  • Integrate timeframes and processes for completing projects
  • Ensure the quality and integrity of project work products
  • Lead change management
  • Motivate team by explaining priorities and objectives
  • Engage in effective brainstorming and bring creative ideas to the workplace
  • Has good judgment regarding which creative ideas and suggestions can improve our business and implements identified solutions
  • Adhere to and analyze project/program policies processes, standards, governance, and metrics
  • Make recommendations for improving efficiency, product delivery and expense reduction in projects
  • Defines and understand the objectives and the scope of the project


  • 7 to 10 years of IT work experience, including 7 or more years managing projects
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field; Or equivalent work experience
  • Able to utilize the information in Clarity/Open Workbench as part of a tool kit that communicates status based on the needs of the project
  • Able to use the Clarity/Open Workbench tool to determine how the intersection of multiple projects impact the critical path, baseline, resource constraints, costs and budget of the team
  • Able to model different mitigation plans in the Clarity/Open Workbench tool and make and recommendations
  • Able to extract the information from the Clarity/Open Workbench tool to analyze intersecting projects and team level allocations
  • Able to prepare a complex schedule within MS Project and manages timelines within tool
  • Able to use communication features such as Timeline, Gantt charts, etc for stakeholder updates when needed
  • Can use Outlook to schedule meetings with internal and external resources in multiple locations
  • Skilled at working with multiple worksheets, filters data, functions, pivot tables in MS Excel
  • Able to create presentations in MS PowerPoint to present complex ideas in a way that is easily understood by the team
  • Able to create documents in MS Word to present complex ideas in a way that is easily understood by the team
  • Able to create diagrams in MS Visio to present complex ideas in a way that is easily understood by the team
  • Show ability to learn new tools and processes
  • Show flexibility in changing approach when needed