Project Specialist

SUMMARY: The Project Specialist is responsible for estimating and tracking the commercial and operational details of the Global Process Standardization (GPS) program. The foundation of the GPS program is the implementation of standard business processes which are enabled through the implementation of IT systems with integrations to retrieve real time data.. Additionally, this role is responsible for the detail tracking and forecasting of project costs and timeline.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage the request for change (RFC) process. Ensure the RFC's have the appropriate justifications and approvals. Ensure that the supplier and H&V meet their response time commitments. Forecast RFC progress payment timeline based on the estimates provided by the supplier. Ensure all RFC costs are allocated to appropriate operating units. Document and communicate action plans from critical meetings. Monitor action plans to ensure they are being met. Monitor, validate and consolidate all consultant time sheets. Forecast short- and long-term expenditures and track against project budgets. Manage supplier invoices to ensure accuracy and aligned with agreements. Prepare statistics for project status reports. Assist with the coordination for all project related travel. Develop project communications. Perform all work in a safe manner. And other related duties as assigned or required.  EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Finance or related field or equivalent work experience. At least three years of proven results-oriented work experience in Project Management, IT or Finance functions. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to read and understand consulting contracts. Advanced Excel skills. Demonstrated attention to detail. Self-motivated. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENT: Must be able to work in a normal office environment. Must be able to remain in a stationary position at a computer.
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
Less than 5 years

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