Project Manager

Atlanta, GA | Temporary

Post Date: 06/28/2017 Industry: Consulting Pay Rate: $22.00 - $26.20 per hour

The Global Programs Project Manager will report to the VP of Global Programs and works with Global Programs project management activities including; internal team project management, organizational strategic projects led by Global Programs and individual Global Programs field-based project management support through all phases of the project cycle. 

 

Program Management

*Create and ensure execution of all project documentation for strategic initiatives and divisional objectives led by the Global Programs Division, including charters, project scope, deliverables, schedules, communication plans, and financial models, ensuring alignment with stakeholder goals.

*Develop and deliver project reports, presentations, proposals and requirements documentation to senior leadership, international board of directors, and key stakeholders. Produce executive reports on the project and keep Global Programs and Strategic Realization Team leadership apprised of project changes and milestone status.

*Manage the reporting of all high level deliverables for the Global Programs Division and report directly to the Vice President about delays, issues, risks.

*Develop, Implement, enhance and stabilize project management procedures and processes for the Global Programs Division.

*Manage the development, assessment and implementation of key performance measurements for all projects.

*Estimate the resources and participation required to successfully achieve project goals.

*Monitor, evaluate, report to division VP on project activities, expenditures and on achievement of Divisional Objectives goals.

*Coach, mentor and motivate project team members to influence a positive, accountable and collaborative approach.

*Management of Project Stakeholders in Global Programs and across the organization.

*Co-lead project management meetings and coordinate efforts of cross-functional project team members to ensure delivery of defined projects on-scope, on-time, and on-budget.

*Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders, ensuring full engagement and partnership throughout the lifecycle of each initiative.

*Facilitate the process of getting all work done on strategic initiatives, on time and within budget by holding sponsors, project leads (VP, Senior Directors and Directors) accountable for accomplishing tasks.

*Coordinate with initiative sponsors and leads to ensure adequate allocation of resources to projects being managed.

*Identify, track, mitigate, and report on risks across the portfolio and leverage domain knowledge and instincts to anticipate and mitigate possible risks.

*Negotiate with leadership and stakeholder groups in driving towards project deliverables.

*Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred.

*3-5 years of project management experience. This is NOT IT project management, but rather managing multiple programs, reporting, grants, processes, project deadlines, etc.

*Comfortable working with minimum supervision with initiative to accept assignments and to act independently to accomplish them.

*Ability to write business communications clearly (correspondence, emails, memos, etc.).

*Excellent, professional interpersonal and communication skills.

*Intermediate to advanced experience using MS Outlook and Office Suite, including PowerPoint.

*Strongly preferred that the candidate has international/global experience as well as experience in a non-profit.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully completing a background check and/or passing a drug test. E-verify is utilized to verify eligibility to work in the United States.


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