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  • $89,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Special Projects Manager Do At Aecom

* Plan, manage, and execute enterprise-wide initiatives, specifically related to geo-political strategy for DCS Americas as well as other special projects
* Manage multi-person teams and develop junior team members
* Establish well-supported solutions with specific recommendations that enable senior management to make critical decisions
* Conduct internal and external research and analysis to develop actionable recommendations
* Assess political implications on DCS Americas’ core markets and develop detailed market insights and strategies
* Drive the development of corporate, business unit and function strategic plans
* Identify risks to long range strategic plans and develop mitigation strategies
* Provide strategic input into mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and divestitures
* Build credible subject matter expertise and personal brand across enterprise
* Present to and influence senior leadership

What Does A Special Projects Manager Do At Amazon.Com

* Similar to consulting, you will work on multiple high-impact projects, usually with one other member of the Special Projects team.
* Collectively, you’ll be responsible for both the project and the outcome, from conception to implementation.
* Projects involve stakeholders from various teams, internal and external (e.g.
* Retail, Finance, Operations, Customer Care, Amazon, Vendors, etc.).
* You will need to understand and distill requirements to design creative solutions that address the ever-evolving needs of the business.
* You will need to roll up your sleeves to become the company expert on specific systems and processes while also evaluating the larger strategic implications of your work.
* Each day presents a new challenge and you must be comfortable completing a variety of activities, including: project management, data analysis, modeling, problem solving, and process improvement.
* You will work closely with IT development teams to spec solutions and ensure efficient development of initiatives

What Does A Special Projects Manager Do At Staples

* To maintain and develop associates to work with clients key buyers to enhance the potential for meeting the objectives of maximum profitability and growth through effective sales and services of Special Order.
* Train associates to source creative products and maintain knowledge of the market and product trends that would enhance the client Special order requirements.
* To prepare and present counseling forms and written warnings and reviews.
* Expand net profits and sales revenue of $10 Million - $16 Million by developing associates to implement sales effectively through the use of the proprietary line, prestige partners and Marketing Strategies.
* Make calls to vendors to negotiate pricing and manager margins to expand net profit and sales revenue by developing relationships with said vendors.
* Analyze the customer needs and interest to determine and implement the best solutions to meet promotions, events and other special order requirements on all orders over $25,000.
* Maintains current knowledge of the company’s product lines, safety compliance rules and processes to provide training, coaching and technical support to associates.
* Regularly attend industry shows and product showcases in order to assist team with proactively bringing market leading ideas to customers.
* Respond to complaints from the clients and coordinate solutions by working with internal and external team members across functional areas and vendors to develop a resolution and communicate back to the customers and the sales force.
* Provide backup and overflow support to all team accounts by doing quotes, orders and all Special Order Coordinator duties.
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What Does A Special Projects Manager Do At Liberty Mutual

* Liberty Mutual’s myReturn program is looking for professionals who have voluntarily left their careers for 2 years, and are looking to return to the workforce in the myReturn program.
* This 16 week internship will provide specific training geared towards project management.
* Upon completion of the 16 weeks, you may have the opportunity to permanently stay in the Special Projects Manager role.
* Conceptualizes immediate and long-range needs of Department/Division with respect to project mission.
* Must understand business objectives as they relate to project goals.
* Translates Department/Division needs into a comprehensive project plan which ensures successful project completion.
* Negotiates projects objectives and direction with Division Senior Vice Presidents and Managers of such departments as Information Systems, Corporate Research , Actuarial, Underwriting, Claims, Sales, Legal, and Human Resources.
* May act as the project lead for in various departments and divisions to ensure the completion of work in a timely and efficient manner.
* Negotiates with external agencies/organizations such as law firms, State insurance departments regarding sensitive and/or complex issues.
* Prepares periodic written reports for Senior Department/Division Managers regarding project status and keeps Senior Managers informed of project direction and renegotiates direction as necessary.
* Makes presentations regarding project direction and recommendations to Senior Department/Division Managers.
* Identifies sources and relationships of corporate data and makes recommendations/decisions regarding consolidation and storage of data for access by Division/Department Managers

What Does A Special Projects Manager Do At National Safety Council

* Develop relationships with key stakeholder groups
* Serve as the NSC point of contact on Zero work.
* Educate stakeholders about Road to Zero initiative.
* Attract new coalition members and volunteers
* Build relationships and manage projects among program stakeholders and volunteers to achieve results for the Road to Zero
* Support and encourage an environment that appreciates the diversity of employees and stakeholders styles, opinions and perspectives with the coalitions
* Takes initiative to collaborate with other program stakeholders and with other entities in the community
* Research and write information about successful efforts to decrease highway fatalities
* Contribute to and edit RAND report
* Work with communications staff to contribute to media outreach
* Travel:This position requires travel (heavy at times) if not based in Washington, DC full time.
* Some attendance at conferences and workshops is required
* National Safety Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
* Associated topics: cnn, commercial, court, fellow, legislative, media, political, political science, protection

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Special Projects Manager Career Paths

Special Projects Manager
Project Manager
Manager, Project Management
9 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Business Development Manager
Senior Business Development Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Project Manager Purchasing Manager
Director, Procurement
13 Yearsyrs
General Manager Operations Vice President
Senior Vice President-Operations
14 Yearsyrs
General Manager Senior Project Manager
Director Of Construction
13 Yearsyrs
Manager Finance Manager
Senior Finance Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Manager Operations Manager
Service Operations Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Manager Purchasing Manager
Supply Chain Director
14 Yearsyrs
General Manager Operations Director
Director Of Business Operations
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Project Manager
Director Project Management Office
13 Yearsyrs
Marketing Manager Business Manager
Manager Finance Planning And Analysis
8 Yearsyrs
Plant Manager Construction Manager
Capital Project Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Plant Manager Operations Project Manager
Senior Operations Project Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Project Manager Operations Vice President
Director, Special Projects
9 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Supply Chain Manager
Process Improvement Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Facilities Manager Operations Project Manager
Regional Project Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Information Technology Project Manager Program/Project Manager
Custom Project Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Facilities Manager Asset Manager
Vending Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Manager Test Manager
Integration Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Business Development Manager Proposal Manager
Resource Manager
6 Yearsyrs
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Average Length of Employment
Section Manager 4.4 years
Operations Manager 4.1 years
Controls Manager 3.9 years
Corporate Manager 3.7 years
Program Manager 3.3 years
Top Careers Before Special Projects Manager
Manager 8.3%
Internship 6.4%
Owner 4.0%
Supervisor 4.0%
Consultant 3.6%
Top Careers After Special Projects Manager
Consultant 8.0%
Manager 7.4%
Director 5.0%
Owner 4.7%
President 2.9%
Controller 2.8%

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Average Yearly Salary
$89,000
View Detailed Salary Report
$60,000
Min 10%
$89,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Median 50%
$89,000
Median 50%
$130,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Apple
Highest Paying City
Urban Honolulu, HI
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Avg Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a Special Projects Manager make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Special Projects Manager in the United States is $89,287 per year or $43 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $60,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $130,000.

Real Special Projects Manager Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Special Projects (IT Project Manager) Cloudflare, Inc. San Francisco, CA Aug 08, 2016 $180,000
Manager In Special Situations Strike Technologies, LLC New York, NY May 09, 2016 $165,000
MIO Junior Special Projects Manager Mio Partners Inc. New York, NY Feb 28, 2011 $152,000
MIO Junior Special Projects Manager Mio Partners Inc. New York, NY Mar 11, 2011 $152,000
Special Projects Manager Zocdoc, Inc. New York, NY Aug 24, 2015 $140,000
Head-Special Projects and Administration Icici Bank Limited New York, NY Sep 14, 2016 $131,633
Manager, Special Projects Liberty Mutual Group, Inc. Boston, MA Mar 16, 2015 $130,809 -
$150,809
Manager, Special Projects Rail Forge LLC Morton Grove, IL Feb 18, 2013 $130,438 -
$193,048
Special Project Manager (Administrative/Academic) The University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Feb 15, 2016 $130,000
Manager, Special Projects STP Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Miami, FL Dec 01, 2014 $130,000
Manager, Special Projects Stihl Incorporated Virginia Beach, VA Oct 02, 2014 $126,000
Project Manager, MRC Special Projects & Innovation Marsh USA Inc. New York, NY Oct 30, 2014 $125,500 -
$145,000
Special Projects Manager Charger Industries, LP Houston, TX Oct 04, 2011 $122,720
Special Project Manager Tetra Technologies, Inc. The Woodlands, TX Sep 18, 2013 $120,000
Manager, Special Projects Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Boston, MA Jul 01, 2013 $102,294 -
$145,200
Specialized Analytics Project Manager Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. Islandia, NY Sep 01, 2015 $102,000
Specialized Analytics Project Manager Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. (USA) Islandia, NY Aug 29, 2016 $101,500
Special Projects Manager Innerspec Technologies, Inc. Lynchburg, VA Sep 29, 2012 $100,000
Specialized Analytics Project Manager Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. Islandia, NY Aug 27, 2014 $100,000
Specialized Analytics Project Manager Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. Islandia, NY Sep 16, 2014 $100,000
Specialized Analytics Project Manager Citicorp Credit Services, Inc. Islandia, NY Aug 01, 2013 $100,000
Specialized Analytics Project Manager Citimortgage, Inc. Stamford, CT Nov 01, 2011 $100,000
Project Manager, Special Projects Division Lease Crutcher Lewis Portland, OR Jan 08, 2016 $91,520
Special Projects Manager Uber Technologies, Inc. San Francisco, CA Jun 18, 2015 $90,000
Manager, Special Projects Liberty Mutual Group, Inc. Boston, MA Sep 09, 2014 $89,500 -
$145,200
Special Projects Manager Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. Little Ferry, NJ Feb 09, 2016 $88,897
Special Projects Manager Riot Games, Inc. Santa Monica, CA Aug 21, 2013 $88,774 -
$112,424
Special Projects Manager-Global Supply Chain Cummins Inc. Fridley, MN Feb 27, 2013 $85,800 -
$105,200

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Top Skills for A Special Projects Manager

  1. Special Projects
  2. Financial Statements
  3. Ensure Compliance
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Developed and implemented cost controls for Special Projects Division.
  • Produce monthly financial statements, reviewing results with management staff and implementing necessary changes to improve results.
  • Perform access control duties and entry/exit foreign visit requests to ensure compliance with organization security program policies and procedures.
  • Developed and updated branch procedures while meeting and exceeding guidelines for compliance and guaranteeing that excellent customer service was provided.
  • Provided complete operational training services and project management controls for the development of a business process outsourcing initiative.

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Special Projects Manager Demographics

Gender

Male

55.2%

Female

36.2%

Unknown

8.5%
Ethnicity

White

62.4%

Hispanic or Latino

14.7%

Black or African American

12.0%

Asian

7.1%

Unknown

3.8%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

45.8%

French

15.8%

German

6.0%

Italian

5.3%

Chinese

4.6%

Portuguese

3.5%

Mandarin

3.2%

Russian

2.5%

Japanese

2.5%

Korean

2.1%

Arabic

1.8%

Hindi

1.4%

Carrier

1.1%

Polish

1.1%

Hebrew

0.7%

Vietnamese

0.7%

Armenian

0.7%

Tagalog

0.7%

Swedish

0.4%

Turkish

0.4%
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Special Projects Manager Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

16.3%

New York University

7.7%

University of Texas at Austin

5.4%

George Washington University

5.1%

Pennsylvania State University

5.1%

University of Florida

4.5%

University of Washington

4.5%

University of South Florida

4.5%

Purdue University

4.4%

Michigan State University

4.2%

Texas A&M University

4.2%

Boston University

4.0%

Webster University

4.0%

DePaul University

3.9%

University of North Texas

3.9%

Florida State University

3.9%

Ohio State University

3.7%

Temple University

3.5%

Colorado State University

3.5%

San Diego State University

3.5%
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Majors

Business

35.8%

Management

7.1%

Accounting

6.4%

Marketing

6.1%

Communication

5.6%

Finance

5.1%

Political Science

3.9%

Psychology

3.6%

Project Management

3.1%

English

3.0%

Education

2.8%

Mechanical Engineering

2.4%

Law

2.2%

Computer Science

2.1%

Public Relations

1.9%

Journalism

1.9%

Human Resources Management

1.9%

Liberal Arts

1.9%

Fine Arts

1.7%

Economics

1.7%
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Degrees

Bachelors

42.5%

Masters

26.8%

Other

17.1%

Associate

6.0%

Certificate

3.9%

Doctorate

2.8%

Diploma

0.6%

License

0.3%
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