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Project Manager

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Work Remotely

The JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER PITTSBURGH

 
   


POSITION SUMMARY

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh seeks a skilled Project Manager. Recently the Federation completed a strategic plan to be implemented by 2024.The plan includes thirteen objectives, to be implemented in stages, each of which is spearheaded by a member of the professional staff. We are building a culture that embraces inclusion and allows everyone to bring the best version of themselves to work.

 

We seek a Project Manager to ensure the overall implementation of our strategic plan. The Project Manager will coordinate and mentor subject matter experts and other project team members in the implementation of their objectives and consult with volunteers and committee members, as necessary. Individuals with a commitment to growth, accountability, and a proven history to lead others through complex processes and change are encouraged to apply.

 

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (Federation) is the central fundraising and community planning organization for the Pittsburgh Jewish community. We provide funding to local and overseas partner agencies, and other organizations that provide health and human welfare services, educational, cultural and engagement programming and advocacy.

 

ESSENTIAL CONSULTANCY FUNCTIONS

  • Utilize the Federation’s chosen project management technology (Microsoft Teams), develop or introduce associated business processes, and train staff on project management best-practices to embed project management expertise into the culture of the organization.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must be flexible with the ability to manage frequent changes and competing deadlines.
  • Leads an interdepartmental team to complete assigned projects on time, to specifications, and with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Communicate the project scope and requirements to associated stakeholders and obtain approval for completion.
  • Collaboratively develop and maintain project plans including desired outcomes, implementation steps, outputs, schedules, risk factors, assumptions, and dependencies.
  • Conducts risk assessments; reports identified risks to management; provides recommendations for mitigation of risk (including termination of the project if appropriate).
  • Facilitate the work of project teams and committees associated with objectives and with implementation oversight.
  • Create project status presentations for key stakeholders and project personnel.
  • Plans project resources and assist with budget forecasting.
  • Establish common goals across multiple teams and define useful metrics and reporting to track outputs and outcomes.
  • All other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Teams.
  • A capacity to solve problems, to stay organized while managing multiple priorities.
  • Experience with strategic planning, project management and with leading organizations through change.
  • Ability to set project scopes and budgets and deliver quality results.
  • Skill in developing and leading diverse, collaborative teams.
  • Effective communication and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to identify subject matter experts to achieve desired results.

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+years related experience.
  • Master's degree, preferably in business management or project management with six to eight(6-8)years of related experience.
  • PMP, PgMP, CAPM, MPM and/or comparable project management certifications highly desirable.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a policy of non- discrimination and is fully committed to the principles of equality during the recruitment and employment process. The Federation will not discriminate against any person based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status,citizenship,or another status protected by law.

 

TO APPLY

Qualified individuals may apply by sending cover letter, resume and compensation requirements to employment@jfedpgh.org.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Teams.
  • A capacity to solve problems, to stay organized while managing multiple priorities.
  • Experience with strategic planning, project management and with leading organizations through change.
  • Ability to set project scopes and budgets and deliver quality results.
  • Skill in developing and leading diverse, collaborative teams.
  • Effective communication and facilitation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to identify subject matter experts to achieve desired results.

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING OR EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+years related experience.
  • Master's degree, preferably in business management or project management with six to eight(6-8)years of related experience.
  • PMP, PgMP, CAPM, MPM and/or comparable project management certifications highly desirable.
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Salary Details

Note: If residing outside Pittsburgh, remote work is an option as a contract position only)

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Posted: 2022-09-14 Expires: 2022-10-29

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