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Project Manager – General

Responsible for the successful planning, execution, tracking, and communication of learning projects.

Job Description

We are seeking a Project Manager to coordinate and manage learning projects. You will be responsible for fully scoping project requirements, developing a project plan and tracking documents, coordinating and procuring resources, monitoring and guiding development, facilitating communication, and providing regular status updates. Our ideal candidate has 3 or more years of project management experience in the learning field, exceptional communication skills, high attention to detail, and proficiency in various project management software systems and agile development techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Apply project management methodologies and best practices while managing a multidisciplinary team of experts’ deliverables
  • Develop detailed project plans including; defining stakeholders, goals, requirements, timelines and communication standards
  • Develop project tracking processes and documents using Project Management software
  • Prepare agendas and materials for meetings, take notes, and follow-up with action items
  • Act as a liaison between project teams and departments to creatively manage and negotiate schedules
  • Meet with team members, management, and stakeholders regularly to review project initiatives and the status of existing initiatives
  • Organize and manage quality assurance reviews, user feedback sessions, and revision cycles
  • Document and mitigate project risks
  • Prepare budgets and track project spend
  • Manage contracts, billing, and payments with both contractors and vendors
  • Measure project performance and identify areas for processes improvement

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required in business, education, or another relevant field
  • PMP certification or formal project management training preferred

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in project management including management of complex learning projects
  • Experience managing contractors, vendors, and budgets
  • Experience managing teams of technical, non-technical, and creative members
  • Solid grasp of agile software development processes and agile project management practices
  • Ability to collect requirements, create project schedules, manage documents, provide updates, facilitate meetings, assess risk, monitor quality, and revise schedules as needed
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytic and interpersonal communication skills
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Smartsheet, or similar project management software, Microsoft SharePoint/OneDrive or other similar distributed storage and collaboration systems
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