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Centralsquare Technologies Project Manager I in Decorah, Iowa

Project Manager I

Decorah, IA

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  • About CentralSquare Technologies

    CentralSquare is a unique enterprise software company whose mission is to build safer, smarter, more connected communities. We serve over 7,500 organizations in North America, from large cities to counties and towns of every size. We provide software for managing public safety (#1 market share) and public administration (#2 market share), enabling first responders to do their jobs as effectively and safely as possible. Learn more by visiting

    Job Description

The Project Manager I is responsible for the overall planning, directing, and coordination of project activities and resources for assigned projects to ensure they are completed on-time and within budget. These projects may involve implementing a combination of software, hardware, and services for an organization. The Project Manager I is responsible for successfully completing projects and managing interactions between different internal departments and clients and vendors to fulfill our contractual obligations. This role works with moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgment. The work performed in this role will directly impact the project team's productivity, effectiveness and overall customer satisfaction.

Job Duties

  • Initiates, plans, executes, controls, and closes projects

  • Assembles the project team, assigns individual responsibilities, identifies appropriate resources needed, and develops the schedule to ensure its timely completion

  • Consistently exercises effective communication and follow through and acts as the client's single point of contact during the project implementation

  • Will handle add-on projects and a vast amount of small to mediums sized agency new projects with minimal supervision

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within the scope, and budget

  • Establish and maintain relationships with third-party vendors

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

  • Report and escalate to management as needed

  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

    Skills & Requirements

Job Requirements

  • B.A. or B.S. degree or an associate's degree or certificate with equivalent work experience

  • 0 - 3 years of experience in Project Management

  • Intermediate Knowledge of project management methodology and processes

  • Familiarity and hands on experience using MS products including Excel, Word, Outlook, Project, and PowerPoint

  • Able to work independently and in a team environment

  • Willingly collaborates and shares knowledge with others

  • Practices strong communication skills with a customer service focus

  • Able to comfortably and effectively present to audiences of various sizes

  • Competencies: Communication, Planning, Learning on the Fly

  • Works independently. Able to identify risks but seek guidance on Risk Mitigation from other Project Managers

  • Seeks guidance from leadership or more experienced Project Managers as needed