Business Transformation - Project Manager

Weld North Education - Multiple Locations or Remote - Full time

A Day in the Life as a Project Manager, Business Transformation

-Manage projects aligned with strategic initiatives across multiple business units to successful outcomes on time and within budget including planning, resourcing, progress tracking, communicating and reporting.

-Translate goals and objectives into iterative deliverables for implementation based on a realistic understanding of effort and capacity.

-Balance competing factors and manage the gaps and interfaces between workstreams to effectively maximize impact of the project.

-Identify, review, and work with vendors or other outside resources to meet project needs.

-Work closely with team members to ensure that the output of each project and its milestones satisfy the agreed objectives within the planned timeline and scope.

-Be vigilantly aware of the status of critical elements of the project at all times, communicating status and risk to relevant stakeholders, team, and partners, including up the management chain, escalating further when appropriate on trade-off decisions; identify and monitor risks and develop response plans when necessary.

-Generate, disseminate, and maintain all required project documentation, ensuring that all documents are stored with revision control and accessible by the selected audience.

-Ensure the intended outcome and value of projects are well-understood and communicated to stakeholders and the teams responsible for delivering the project expectations.

-Serve as a “collaboration catalyst” between all stakeholder departments managing change; shifting gears comfortably; deciding and acting appropriately.

-Promote, enable, and support changes to how the organization and project team operate in order to accomplish defined business value.

-Adapt to changes as they occur over the life of a project, remaining focused on delivering intended business value aligned with larger programs or initiatives.

-Serve as a bridge and facilitate collaboration between Enterprise Operations and all other departments.

-Gather, analyze, and utilize quantitative and qualitative information to build context, inform decisions, define program health.

-Maintain consistent knowledge of the status of critical elements of the entire project and report upon request to varied organizational groups.

-Make informed recommendations and provide options to adjust projects implementation strategies as needed.

Qualifications

-Bachelor's Degree in related field and 3+ years of experience in project management; or an acceptable combination of education and experience.

-PMP certification, PMI Agile Certification (PMI-ACP) preferred.

-Experience with online project management tools such as Jira, Confluence, Smartsheet, etc. preferred in partnership with excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills.

-Critical thinker driving teams to high quality results with the ability to identify and understand complex problems/issues and formulate alternate solutions.

-Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a high-quality results-driven, team-oriented environment including conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

-Self-starter with strong organizational skills; self-directed to handle multiple priorities with demanding timeframes.

-Quickly learn, understand, communicate, and integrate technical concepts and issues.

-Experience of working, influencing, and networking within a matrix organization.

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Locations

Scottsdale, Arizona
Austin, Texas
Remote

Role

Project Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Weld North Education

Weld North Education (WNE) is a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for K-12 students. At WNE, we focus on building the best digital curriculum capabilities to enable teachers, admins, and students to benefit from innovative technologies.
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