Overview

Houston, TX 

Summary

This position is responsible for assisting the Project Manager in the planning, coordinating, reporting and completion of various elements of the project lifestyle. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Primary

  • Participates in various phases of the project management process, including project definition, requirements elicitation, execution of project deliverables, and project closing
  • Schedules and participates in project meetings. Responsible for documenting and distributing meeting minutes
  • Assists Project Manager with drafting and maintaining project documentation, including request forms, user requirements, schedules, timelines, task lists, and RFPs/RFIs
  • Assists Project Manager in working with project teams to draft requirements, understand business needs, understand and train on new technology
  • Assists project management team with the maintenance and administration of project management software,  contract management software, and PMO processes documentation

Secondary​​​​​​​

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education                  

  • Bachelor’s degree.

Experience              

  • Three years of experience in a related field.

Special Knowledge    

  • Knowledge of industry and professional best practices in project management and business analysis preferred. Knowledge of legal industry and operations a plus. Progressive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques is preferred.

Technical Skills     

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required. Familiarity with project management software a plus.

Attributes               

  • Strong, proven business writing skills. Ability to write and communicate effectively within all levels of an organization. Ability to prioritize and work effectively with competing deadlines.

Other Qualifications

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.  

Working Conditions

  • Firm will require COVID vaccination for all employees who will have any in-office presence with proof of vaccination being required. Individuals with medical or religious reasons for remaining unvaccinated may request an accommodation.
  • Job may be performed remotely or in a typical office environment, but is sometimes subject to time pressures and constraints.
  • Overtime may be required.

Salary: Highly competitive above market compensation
Date Active: 9.1.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt