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Project Manager

dialogEDU is looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the implementation team. This role requires the highest levels of teamwork, organization, and attention to detail; but above all, as the first impression to our new clients, demands the highest levels of professionalism, responsiveness and poise to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, multi-component environment. This person will have the opportunity to work as a project manager in an entrepreneurial and evolving work environment.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the project management process and project management deliverables for all assigned programs.
  • Oversee, and may contribute towards, the development of project definition and scope at the project level.
  • Monitor key milestones and outcomes of responsible projects in the program(s) throughout the project lifecycle to ensure adherence to established quality standards.
  • Conduct team meetings with Project Managers to ensure appropriate communication and alignment.
  • Develop program-level presentations, dashboards, reports and other team and executive level project communications and documentation.
  • Consistently align projects with corporate strategy and leverages efficiencies, sharing and allocating resources across one or more programs.
  • Accountable for completion of all project deliverables and ensure completion and communication of Risk mitigation plans, critical path and dependencies, Project Recovery and Business Continuity Plans.
  • Document and communicate program changes, health and status to project teams, Business Owners and Executive Sponsors.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely reporting against the program and budget, in line with appropriate governance.
  • This position may have people management responsibility.
  • Responsible for team member life cycle, including recruitment, coaching, development and performance management.
  • Emulate and ensure adherence to dialogEDU project management standards through the consistent application of recognized project and program management processes; ensure discipline and controls are consistently applied to projects from initiation through delivery.
  • Direct, manage, implement and execute on business solutions, overseeing and optimizing projects, project teams and project performance.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience as a Program Manager or a combination of formal project and program management experience totaling a minimum of 6 years.
  • PMP Certification preferred.
  • Able to manage all aspects of multiple projects, deliverables and timelines.
  • Ability to think both tactically and strategically moving through both fluidly.
  • Ability to research, interpret and incorporate industry and other best practices into project management processes.
  • Support strategic priorities and execute as a thought leader/resource for senior management.
  • Should have advanced skills in finance, cross-cultural awareness, leadership, communication, influence, negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • 4 years relevant financial services experience required. Knowledge of functional area may be required
  • Proficient with Project and Portfolio Management Tools. (Visio, Excel, MS Project, etc.).
  • Ability to analyze project data, metrics and financials, making data-driven analytical decisions; knowledge of data mining.
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of project management, PMLC and SDLC methodologies and tools (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative).
  • Understanding, application, and ability to articulate industry project management principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong collaborative business and technology relationships; recognizes organizational limitations and uses corporate culture and resources to eliminate barriers when possible.
  • Superior communication, problem-solving and decision making skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization.
  • Demonstrated experience engaging the support and resources of others to achieve program goals and objectives; influencing with and without authority.
  • Accurate and timely reporting against program deliverables.
  • Ability to think both tactically and strategically moving through both fluidly.
  • Able to identify risks and manage them, escalating when necessary.
  • Experience with enabling people to work effectively as they plan, implement and experience change.
  • Proven experience developing and coaching others indirectly or directly.
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