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PTC Project Manager in Kansas City, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 4/28/2019

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Job Description

PTC (Positive Train Control) Project Manager Position:

Lead the development and execution of project plans, schedules, cost estimates, forecast to complete, manage issues and risks to ensure project success. Prepare weekly and monthly program performance reviews and updates. This role will work directly with functional teams and the program office ensuring that the project team meets all program management requirements.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop detailed scope definitions and plans for delivery of PTC program objectives for assigned area of responsibility.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance objectives are met as required for the program phase.
  • Coordinate cost estimates and budget request submissions with the Functional Business Lead.
  • Forecast estimate to complete for assigned projects.
  • Create and maintain program schedules that align with the PTC integrated program plan.
  • Coordinate cross-functional activities with other project managers as necessary or where interdependencies exists.
  • Ensure resources are adequately staffed and managed to execute of assigned work scope.
  • Identification and management of risks, issues and opportunities.
  • Manage resolution of issues and corrective action and maintain logs as necessary.
  • Manage program in accordance with the PTC PMO direction and requirements.

Key Skills/Attributes:

  • Works with a sense of urgency.
  • Must be attentive to details, but also be able to summarize and communicate well.
  • Great organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen.
  • Self-motivated and delivers measurable progress, without requiring frequent tactical direction.
  • Establishes relationships with individuals, internally and externally, at various levels.
  • Demonstrable strong proficiency in using MS Excel, MS Project, and MS Office Suite


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