GaN

Project Specialist

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job ID
2021-1486
# of Openings
1
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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https://www.GeeksAndNerds.com/

Recruiter@GeeksAndNerds.com

 

About GaN:

 

Wanted - Big Brains & Huge Hearts: We are looking for creative and passionate geeks, nerds, thinkers, tinkerers, and builders. 

 

Geeks and Nerds is a company that encourages ingenuity, defies the norm, fosters teamwork, and defines the future for the community where we live.  Our dedicated employees are also the owners of Geeks and Nerds. When you join GaN, you are not an employee; you are the future owner of Geeks and Nerds. 

 

Come join the company and develops innovative solutions to make the positive difference for our community. Come join the exceptionally talented and dedicated co-owners. Come join a company of significance!

 

Job Overview:


GaN is seeking a project specialist to join our team to support the ongoing needs of our corporate office in Huntsville, AL.
This position will be critical to the overall success of the organization. The ideal candidate will take it as their personal challenge to see that there is operational sustainability and continued growth across all business units. You will often find yourself acting as the proxy to the CEO and others, taking part in client engagement, meetings, and events. You may act as a project manager for specific projects, which may include planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information and organizing companywide events. You will handle confidential and non-routine information and other assignments as needed by the leadership team.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the point of contact for the project team and facilitate communications.
  • Contract execution, including managing contract deliverables.
  • Break down project tasks, define set goals, and estimate timeframe to completion.
  • Monitor project progress and work with project management to address any potential issues.
  • Act as a meeting coordinator: schedule meetings, and record minutes and action items
  • Meet between teams for specific projects/programs and deliver a monthly report on project performance to senior leadership.
  • Develop appropriate recording procedures in compliance with company requirements.
  • Translate strategies into plans that can be effectively executed to create efficiencies within the organization.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Requirements (minimum):

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Communication related field
  • 5+ years of experience in technical writing, editing, and/or program control.
  • Prior experience as a project coordinator or administrator is highly desired
  • Familiarity with flowcharts, technical documentation, and schedules
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Teams, Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Adobe Acrobat, and SharePoint
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations, demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Effective communication skills across multiple professional disciplines
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks/ projects simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated history of providing key job duties for executive leadership
  • Translate strategies into plans that can be effectively executed
  • Create efficiencies within the organization
  • Experience with contract management
  • Knowledge of technical processes and procedures preferred.

 

Special Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain government security clearance

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify

 

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