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Courseware Project Manager

Date: Nov 20, 2022

Location: GA, US

Company: FlightSafety International

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

The primary focus of the Project Manager, Courseware is for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, implementing, completing and evaluating potential and future Courseware projects. Major areas of responsibilities include analyzing current initiatives, new projects, required improvement areas, standardizing project management solutions and integrating with current systems and processes to optimize process flows, tools and techniques. Additional duties include sustainment and upkeep of data in systems associated with scope, schedule and budget such as Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) and Courseware Approval System (CAP).

Tasks and Responsibilities

"•    Ongoing application of basic project management principles of Project planning, execution, controlling, communicating and closing. •    Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management•    Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion•    Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to execute and complete the project•    Identify high-impact, probability risks and plan for them•    Develop a schedule for project execution and completion•    Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required•    Execute the project according to the project plan•    Ensure projects accurately reflect current status in the project management tracking tool for reporting purposes•    Communicate with sponsors and stakeholders as outlined in the project communication plan•    Ensure all change requests adhere to a formal process to include submission for review and/or final dispensation•    Conduct trend analyses to determine best practices and areas for improvement•    Recommend changes to policy, process, internal training, or supporting business systems to support continuous improvement•    Mentor the project team throughout the project life cycle in project management “best practices” to promote efficiency•    Report project statuses to Stakeholders and Sponsors and Project Management Operations (PMO) Director on a regular basis and/or as often as needed•    Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality based on approved project scope and SME review(s)"

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or computer science from a four-year college or university or six (6) years related experience.

Minimum Experience

Minimum of four (4) years’ experience within Project ManagementInternal candidates must have been in current role minimum of 18 months.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

"•    Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.•    Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.•    Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.•    Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.•    Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.•    Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.•    Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.•    Proven ability to collaborate across a broad spectrum of key stakeholders.•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.•    Excellent interpersonal skills.•    Proven experience with concepts related to the management of a project.•    Knowledge of project management tools, especially cloud-based software.•    Excellent organizational skills, time management and attention to detail.•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.•    Ability to interact with various levels of management in a professional manner.•    Ability to remain calm and adapt to changes rapidly and perform in a fast-paced work environment.•    Results-oriented with high drive to achieve objectives and standards with little supervision or guidance.•    Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications; able to speak, understand, read and write•    Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite"

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and/or encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate. The employee may be required to stand; walk; sit.Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to view monitors, technical documents, and reference material.The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.