FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Project Manager I #899732
Job Description:
If you're looking for a career that will provide a challenging work environment and many opportunities to learn, our company is the place for you.  Join our team and become part of a company full of exciting opportunities. We help employees achieve their personal best by offering many opportunities that develop and enhance their skills for career advancement.
  • Project Managers are responsible for leading a team of professionals in completing multiple projects by a set deadline to uphold business initiatives.
  • Project Managers are required to manage projects using a detailed action plan (DAP), planning the project, resource planning and coordination, delegating responsibilities, tracking budgets, schedules, and milestones, scheduling, and running meetings, visual and verbal communication of projects status, communication of risks or barriers to the project’s timeline efficiently and effectively, and ensuring that all projects are completed within deadlines.
Additional duties include:
  • Creating long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines
  • Developing project scope documents in coordination with the project owner/sponsor and ensuring the project stays within scope
  • Delegating tasks on the project to employees best positioned to complete them
  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project
  • Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy
  • Communicating with directors, executives, and stakeholders to keep the project aligned with their goals
  • Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected
  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needs or financing for the project change
  • Project coordinators must be well-organized, capable of working under pressure, encompasses problem-solving and time management skills, multitask, pay attention to detail, and communicate with a patient demeanor.
  • They should also be familiar with software such as Microsoft Excel, Project, PowerPoint, with proven experience working with Quality Management Systems.
  • Work is usually done in an office environment, though some travel may occasionally be required.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, management or communications is generally required for this position with a successful track recording in project completion.
  • Certification in Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred
Certifications & Licenses:      
  • Certification in Project Management
  • PMP
  • Project Management Professional
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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