24 days old

Project Manager

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

Your Team

At Bresslergroup, we are a motivated lot of thinkers, makers, and problem solvers. We challenge and inspire each other every day. BGers are curious, clever, and nimble, and we look for candidates who are all those things and more. Our firm is technically grounded, so that we can take any idea – no matter how complex – and make it a reality, while simultaneously keeping our design simple and clean. With five disciplines under one roof, we work in multidisciplinary teams whose combined research, creative, and technical expertise add value throughout a collaborative product-development process. This is how we remain reliably innovative.

Your Purpose

As Project Manager, you manage single discipline and/or small & medium projects, establishing a track record of successful delivery. You direct client work from a budgeting or scheduling perspective and present the in-process and final deliverables to the client along with your team. You use a variety of project management tools to inspire, coordinate and manage the daily activities of your project teams. You participate in weekly planning meetings to support resource leveling. You communicate with your team members to ensure that our engineers, designers and researchers can create meaningful solutions to product design problems. You are excited about the opportunity to help Bresslergroup’s project teams continue to grow and improve their capabilities and efficiency.

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the face of the project to the client. Work in collaboration with a Technical Lead or other senior team member to run client projects.
  • Create proposals and budgets, manage schedules of internal and external support, and keep all signed paperwork up to date, and in sync with Gantt project budgets. Document all decisions, meeting minutes and action items tracking
  • Regularly review project budget status with Account Manager and request resources to complete project work as necessary.
  • Oversee and support planning the preparation of presentation materials in cooperation with Technical Lead and other team members.
  • Work in collaboration with the Technical Lead to ensure deliverables are met per client expectations and proposals.
  • Maintain responsibility project data setup, accuracy and organization for internal project management for internal project management database and internal server.
  • Identify potential change of scope issues as they arise and communicates these changes to the Account Manager and Director of Production Management.
  • Complete project management tasks as assigned by the Director of Production Management.


More About You

You have at least 3 to 6 years of experience in a Project Management role. You may have your PMP certificate and/or another project management certification. You have training and/or experience with mechanical/electrical/electromechanical engineers, or industrial designers in consumer, commercial, or medical projects. You are well-versed and knowledgeable about MS Excel, MS Project, and internal project management systems. You are comfortable with and have at least 3 years of experience in client-facing roles.

You are clever.

You have a true passion for project management and human-centered product design, as evidenced by your career and education choices. You are familiar with how to plan and maintain client projects from start to finish. You are self-motivated and can work independently, if needed. You have impeccable organization skills and are extremely detail oriented.

You are curious.

You like to explore new territories and learn from others. You watch for opportunities to cross and upsell clients as needs emerge during the development process. You want to be deeply immersed in the product development process and are willing to educate yourself as needed to truly understand the nature of the client work.

You are confident.

You are confident in your interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written, and your ability to add value to the processes of the Project Management department. You are comfortable with ambiguity and complexity, because sometimes that leads to the most unique, unexpected design solutions. You are happy to adjust work-plans and budgets as needed, depending on project progress. You want to work in an environment where things move quickly, and you’re happy to adapt as situations shift. You can work on-site daily in our fantastic office in the heart of Center City, Philadelphia.

Please send your resume and cover letter to career@bresslergroup.com. 

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Posted: 2021-02-01 Expires: 2021-03-18

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