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Project Manager

Company: Kelly
Location: Franklin
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Your next good thing is right here. -At Kelly - -Professional & Industrial, we're all about helping you discover what's next in your career. And we just so happen to be seeking a -Project Manager -with our automotive client in -Franklin, TN. - -If this sounds like the right fit for you, read on and apply!


Professional Project Manager

Location: Remote

Travel: 10-20% to Franklin, TN

Pay: Based on experience

Duration: Long term contract

The Professional Project Manager will be responsible for coordinating the many diverse, and often complex small and large scaled projects in our automotive client's new 4R Energy business division. -

The Project Manger's responsibilities will include but is not limited to creating and managing detailed project plans for the various business functions and -areas; align resource capacity and allocation to work to ensure on-time, high quality, and delivery of project tasks; and oversee all aspects of projects.

The position will manage performance to plan and quality deliverable KPIs. The PM will report directly to, and support, the 4R VP and Director, while collaborating with the 4R team members and other cross-functional areas within the organization


Manage the creation and performance tracking of detailed project plans for four to five 4R business functions and their associated 5-10 core projects in each area, for projects with varying levels of complexity. - Input of plans into professional project management software tools for tracking and performance management.
Manage highly detailed, and often complex interrelated projects as part of a business transformation and new organization stand-up.
Maintain and update comprehensive project documents including project overviews, business plans, KPI objectives, core activities, milestones, and quality gates to align with expected project deliverables & results.
Coordinate with internal Managers and their resources, and third parties to ensure the timing, quality, and on budget execution of projects.
Oversee and get input on team resource availability and time allocation based on project schedule requirements. - Use verification techniques to manage project changes to timing, scope, schedule, budget, and deliverables.
Develop, define, and measure project activities and performance using appropriate systems, software tools, and techniques.
Weekly or Bi-weekly project plan reviews with 4R functional areas and key stakeholders for alignment to goals & objectives, updates and modifications to project plans.
Perform project risk management assessments on a regular basis
Report weekly to Senior Leadership on the progress of project and team activities; escalating project activity execution risks as required.

Job Knowledge and Skill:

Minimum of 7 years of direct professional project management experience working in large multi-function companies. -
Excellent computer software and project facilitation skills is a must. -
Comfortable managing multiple projects and tasks across diverse groups. - Management, budgeting oversight, analysis and problem-solving key. -
Experience working in Professional Consulting environment requiring detailed project - activity management.

Communication Skills:

Very strong interpersonal and communication skills; strong ability to discuss business processes aligned with projects and deliver presentations to the executive level. Must be able to interact with cross-functional teams, collaborate project activities & deliverables, and build consensus for global business units.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong business acumen
Proficient data driven analysis and insight identification
Ability to think outside the box
Ability to lead and work cross functionally


10 or more years of related experience at a professional level working in large companies with direct program management responsibility, large business transformation projects, and/or business planning. -
5 or more years using Project Management software tools in complex project management environment. - -


Bachelor's degree in a related business or project management discipline.
Advanced degree preferred. Engineering PM, Technology solutions PM, Business Management & Planning, Consulting, or Program/project management certifications a plus.

Computer Skills:

Deep understanding and working knowledge- of Project Management software tools (Microsoft Project preferred).
Thorough computer knowledge with personal productivity tools such as word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tools, Visio, and other relevant PC applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong business acumen
Proficient data driven analysis and insight identification
Ability to think outside the box
Ability to lead and work cross functionally

Once you apply, you'll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But don't worry-even if this position doesn't work out, you're still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.


Helping you discover what's next in your career is what we're all about, so let's get to work. Apply to be a -Project Manager -today!


PLEASE NOTE: This position is not being handled by the local branch. If you or someone you know are interested, please reply to this posting or email updated resume to


As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

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Get a complete career fit with Kelly -. You're looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and we're here to help you do just that. Our staffing experts connect you with top companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in your career.

About Kelly Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we're obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it's about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It's the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It's the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life-just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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