1+ months

Project Manager

Ellucian
Pennsylvania Work Remotely
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

LOCATION - REMOTE - ANYWHERE ON WEST COAST 

TYPE - F/T SALARIED PLUS YEARLY BONUS

 

*The ideal candidate will have experience managing software implementation projects, SaaS/technology project experience is preferred and the person must have experience with MS Project!  This person will be working within a PMO on various implementations for Ellucian.

 

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, energetic Project Manager (PM) (MID LEVEL) to make a significant contribution to implementations that will modernize higher education for multiple institutions. The Project Manager (PM) role will be a member of a team of project managers working under the direction and guidance of the Professional Services, Director of Field Delivery West.  The PM will be responsible for assisting with the development and maintenance of project plans, budgets, communications plans, and services delivery leadership across multiple cohorts of institutions.  The PM will also be responsible for adherence to the standard delivery practice as defined by Global Services PMO delivery standards and finding opportunities to further streamline these practices. We are looking for experienced professionals with the ability to successfully drive projects to completion while managing the right balance of process without over-burdening the entrepreneurial spirit of the company.

 

Where you will make an impact:

  • Drive project definition and iterate until projects are defined to support the business case and desired business value.
  • Manage all aspects of a complex, cross-functional projects through delivery.
  • Lead workstreams within the overall project in a transparent and productive way, applying standard project management practices.
  • Assist with the development of the project's key objectives and scope, and communicate them effectively across the project team.
  • Plan, schedule, and track project deliverables and milestones using Microsoft Project and internal proprietary tools.
  • Assist with developing and managing the project portfolio and assisting with prioritization.

 

What you will bring

  • 5+ years related work experience in a company or department with a heavy emphasis on technology.
  • Project Management experience managing SaaS technology projects.
  • Proficient in project/presentation tools such as MS Project, SharePoint and MS Office is required.
  • Superior communication skills working with all project stakeholders at all levels across multiple mediums; verbal, written, in person, and virtual.
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to lead conversations and inspire customers.
  • Manage project resources from other groups, in a matrixed environment, who are fulfilling roles in your projects.
  • Proactively manage project issues and risks.
  • Incorporate change management as a key element for each project.
  • Lead regular Steering Committee meetings with members of the Executive team.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on-time/on budget and exceeding stakeholders' expectations.
  • Lead projects from beginning to end, from project inception through delivery.
  • Provide thought leadership to further develop and maintain PMO templates, processes, and programs.
  • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to professional growth in program/project management and other key areas.
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships and translate goals into project opportunities.
  • Is proactive, works hard, and above all else get things done.
  • Bachelor's degree or greater with related work experience.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Formalized project management training and certifications (PMP)
  • Experience working in the following areas a plus:
    • Agile, Waterfall, Hybrid management approaches
    • Web-based applications
    • ERP
    • CRM
    • Information Security
    • Cloud based solutions
  • Change Management
  • Capacity Planning
  • A strong technical aptitude and/or experience

 

What makes #Ellucianlife

  • Comprehensive health coverage: medical, dental, and vision
  • Flexible time off 
  • 401k & Bright Plan - to help you save for the future
  • Thrive Flex Program that allows you to contribute towards your health, financial or learning interests
  • 5 charitable days to support the community that supports us
  • Diversity and inclusion programs that promote employee resource groups such as: Women in Technology, Pride and Go Green to name a few. 
  • Parental leave
  • Employee referral bonuses to encourage the addition of great new people to the team
  • We Foster a learning culture with:
  • Tuition Reimbursement Assistance
  • Professional development opportunities

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Posted: 2021-12-07 Expires: 2022-01-21

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