Project Manager

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Engineering and/or Technology
Italy
Bergamo
Period: 
1 Mar, 2021 to 2 Sep, 2021
Deadline: 
30 Nov, 2020

General information

Duration: 
6 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

Project managers are responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget. Project managers plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed the entire way. This is all done within the confines of a company's goals and vision and by the use of digital tools for project management, budgeting and reporting.

The candidate will be trained to acquire the following skills and abilities:

Overall:

  • initiate the project - check feasibility and work out budgets, teams and resources
  • carry out planning - this will include setting goals and objectives, defining roles and producing schedules and timelines for tasks - in accordance with the needs. Some tools, such as Gantt charts, can be used to create a visual project plan
  • manage the project - which includes coordinating the project team to keep them on track and keeping the project on budget
  • carry out monitoring and control activities in order to track the progress of the project
  • identify and manage risks to ensure delivery is on time
  • implement any necessary changes throughout the process
  • report regularly to management and the donors
  • close the project - including evaluating successes and challenges to enhance learning for your next project.

 

Specifically:

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Manage tasks with partners by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement

 

The candidate will have the opportunity to master the following skills:

  • excellent organisation skills, to plan the use of people and resources to meet deadlines
  • strong interpersonal skills, to motivate and lead the project team
  • the ability to monitor and control budgets
  • good communication and negotiation skills, to manage expectations
  • the ability to use initiative and make decisions under pressure
  • technical knowledge related to the project may also be required. 
Compensation: 
Financial compensation
Lunch vouchers
Years of Experience required: 
No

Keywords

project management  budgeting  international relations  
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B2
Italian: Basic User A2
Level of Studies: 
Master