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Project Management Specialist – Brazil

GP Strategies
Sao Paulo
April 2, 2022
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Project Management Specialist

The GP Strategies Content Design and Development team is a premier provider of custom training programs, including:

  • Custom online courses with full audio, media, and learner interactivity
  • Instructor-led and virtual instructor-led trainings
  • Podcasts, recorded presentations, print deliverables, and knowledge assessments
  • Delivery to global audiences in North America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and LATAM

Summary: Support the planning and management of all assigned projects by interfacing with senior management, cross-functional project team members, and clients to deliver award-winning and industry leading learning solutions.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Project Management

  • Develops and manages a set scope of work within one or more projects through setting effective expectations, communication, change management control, budget control and management, issue escalation and resolution, and overall business understanding of the project needs
  • Provides regular status updates (written and verbal) to internal and external stakeholders concerning all aspects of the project
  • Effectively manages multiple projects simultaneously
  • Actively supports and communicates detailed project plans and schedules
  • Collaboratively manages constraints and resolves resourcing conflicts
  • Escalates project risk and issues to the appropriate levels and proactively drives to resolution
  • Maintains project data in all corporate project management applications

Team Management

  • Establishes and maintains a healthy rapport with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Aligns internal development schedules and processes to approved project plans
  • Interfaces with global project team members including internal staff in various offices and teams, third-party organizations, and clients.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional team members to prioritize competing commitments among shared resources

Client Management

  • Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with primary client contacts and stakeholders
  • Works in partnership with third-party vendors as needed to meet client needs
  • Supports business development (discovery, estimates, presentation) efforts as required
  • Collects feedback and data and uses it to continuously improve our products and services

Required Skills

  • Five or more years’ experience managing projects, including monitoring project scope and budget, creating project schedules, managing project resources, resolving issues, and reporting status
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Laser-sharp attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving
  • Collaborative approach to issue resolution
  • Adaptability/flexibility, and dealing with ambiguity
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects under aggressive deadlines
  • Positive, enthusiastic, “can do” approach to work

Desired Attributes

  • Familiarity/experience with instructional design, adult learning, and/or content development (e.g., ADDIE, Agile) for common modalities (e.g., WBT/OLT, ILT, VILT, etc.)
  • Familiarity/experience in Agile methodologies including SCRUM and Kanban
  • Relationship development and management
  • Operational and financial acumen

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. Individuals with commensurate work experience will be considered in the absence of a degree.

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.