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Project Management Associate / Cincinnati , OH

Overview:

With direction from the Director of Product Management, the Project Management Assocaite is the facilitator and owner of the Portfolio and Intake request process.  This role is responsible for maintaining this process, ensuring the data and reports in our Portfolio system are up to date and that the information is communicated to relevant stakeholders. 

 

Why TQL?

Total Quality Logistics (TQL) is a multi-billion dollar leader in the third-party logistics industry. Its fast-paced, energetic sales model and state-of-the-art technology has propelled it from a Cincinnati startup to one of the largest freight brokerage firms in North America. Motivated employees from coast to coast help to arrange thousands of truckload freight movements every day. Fierce dedication to the company’s winning principles – integrity, honesty and teamwork – gives TQL the edge to continually exceed the expectations of its employees, customers and carriers, and makes this a company people are proud to be associated with. Do you have what it takes?

 

Your job:

  • Administer Jira and produce reports and dashboards as needed to ensure compliance with the Intake/Portfolio Management process
  • Assist in maturing the Intake and prioritization process
  • Work with the Product Management team, the Program Office and IT to ensure items in Jira are up to date
  • Provide relevant dashboards and reports to the Project Review Board, TQL leadership
  • Coordinate and compile regular briefings to the Project Review Board and to the business on the status of various large projects
  • Facilitate Project Review Board meetings, including interaction with Executive Leadership
  • Assist with creating ad-hoc dashboards and reports as needed
  • Conduct audits in Jira to ensure the data is accurate and up to date
  • Coordinate the development of high level roadmaps for products and business units relevant to our IT project requests
  • Educate the business on our Intake process
  • Work with Product team to house and update roadmaps
  • Work with Marketing and IT to track and report on Product metrics
  • Management of entry level projects

 

Your need the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience facilitating or creating corporate processes preferred
  • CAPM or equivalent desired
  • Knowledge of the information technology field
  • At least 1 year of experience analyzing business needs, defining and implementing business process improvements and change management
  • Experience interacting with customers from all levels of the company
  • Entry-level experience with problem solving, risk or escalation management and customer service
  • Working knowledge or prior experience with system administration
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Ability to create and run reports
  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • MS Visio
  • Understanding of Jira preferred, but not required
  • Project management fundamentals preferred, but not required
  • Must have strong organizational and collaboration skills and able to manage small to large tasks and projects
  • Must be proactive, a self-starter, detail oriented, self-motivated, flexible and someone who takes initiative and leads from the front
  • Must be ethical and accountable for projects, resources and deadlines

Total Quality Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

 

If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact recruiting at recruiting@tql.com.

Job ID: 18100092
Category: Information Technology
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