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External Services Project Manager

Company: ISU
Location: Ames
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Group: Professional & Scientific Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree and 3 years of related experience Preferred Qualifications: Additional two years of related working experience, Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering, technology, business, management, or finance, Experience in process improvement., Experience in procurement, contract negotiation, vendor management, and invoicing., Experience leading, influencing and motivating diverse groups to meet objectives., Experience leading complex projects., Experience managing internal and external resources. Job Description: The Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) at Iowa State University, is seeking qualified candidates for an External Services Project Manager. The External Services Project Manager is responsible for coordinating and managing contracted services for Iowa businesses to improve their profitability and capacity to foster growth. This position is responsible for identifying, recruiting, managing, and evaluating third party contractors. This position also leads the efforts to ensure compliance to CIRAS, Iowa State University, State, and Federal requirements for private contractors. In addition, the External Services Project Manager leads CIRAS regulatory reporting for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership program. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated success in managing a variety of projects, suppliers, or activities. Critical skills include relationship building, business acumen, excellent verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills; ability to deal with ambiguity; and strong time management skills. All staff members are expected to maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior. Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to: * Identify, recruit, engage, manage, evaluate and dismiss third-party contractors as a resource and in the performance of projects and fulfillment of agreed scope of work and budget established for projects. Collaborate and assist the company in identification of return on investment/economic impact of projects. Provide coaching and follow-up to ensure change is embedded within company practices. * Identify, recruit, manage and evaluate third-party contractors in the performance of projects and fulfillment of agreed scope of work and budget established for projects. Coordinate the pairing of third-party contractors with company needs, including requesting and overseeing scopes of work and quotes from third-party contractors. Responsible for managing budget and approval of payments to third-party contractors. * Prepare and enter requests for purchase orders for third-party contractors. Responsible for development, procedures, and management of the CIRAS third-party process for MEP projects. * Improve CIRAS processes in working with third-party resources. * Coordinate resources within CIRAS and with CIRAS partners. Respond to manufacturer's request for assistance by providing resources from internal to CIRAS and Iowa State University or external using third party contractors/resources or other partners, organizations, and referrals. * Manage the regulatory reporting requirements for the MEP program. Review, approve or exclude projects and companies submitted to NIST MEP in compliance with the cooperative agreement. Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of company, project, and survey data in the CIRAS database. This position would offer a flexible remote work arrangement. Appointment Type: Regular with Term Appointment (Fixed Term) Proposed End Date or Length of Term: June 30, 2022 Time Type: Full time Pay Grade: PS808 Original Posting Date: March 30, 2021 Posting Close Date: April 13, 2021 Job Requisition Number: R4513 Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against. recblid u90tkjf1o2yzzjs9rbbquiyizgsgzu

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