Project Manager

Lake Forest, California | Freelance | Job ID #51456 |
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Our client, a rapidly growing CPG company, is looking for a Project Manager to join their team to support the COO.

This is a small, tight knit team that requires team members to be willing to wear multiple hats. This particular role will require you to perform some Executive Assistant duties as the role grows into a fully project management capacity.

Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with all company divisions and departments.
  • Establishing, maintaining and creating frequent progress reports on all assigned projects.
  • Garnering an accurate understanding of the context and issues across a range of strategic, operational and organizational issues that most commonly arise.
  • Suggesting and implementing preferred project management software to improved project workflow, tracking and reporting.
  • Establishing “trusted advisor” relationship with all members of executive team.
  • Collaborating with leaders across the company to prepare, edit, and finalize presentations as required.
  • Collect data/research for special projects as required.
  • Calendar meetings, conference and appointments for COO, coordinate travel as needed (Domestic and International).
  • Attend meetings as required with COO to take meeting minutes.

Project Manager Requirements:

  • 3+ years of Project Management experience.
  • BA degree or greater.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize and re-prioritize as necessary to align self and COO with current business needs and objectives, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Proven ability to manage projects in a cross functional, highly collaborative environment.
  • Ability to create, compose and edit written materials (Reports, Project Updates, emails, meeting notes, etc...)
  • Expert in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Proficient with project management software.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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