1+ months

Senior Project Manager

The People Piece
  • Payrate
    $85,000 To $110,000 Yearly
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Our Mission:

At The People Piece, we provide training, facilitation, coaching, and strategic organizational development consulting solutions to help values-driven organizations foster healthy communication, inspired leadership, effective management, outstanding teamwork, and a human-centered culture that unleashes potential, fosters inclusion, and enables greater productivity, innovation, and scale. We’re making a difference, and our client list is growing: we’ve had the pleasure of working with well-known brands like Pinterest, Whole Foods, Dropbox, and Intuit, along with lesser-known but equally great organizations like Cirrus Logic, Solar Mosaic, Carollo Engineers, and the ClimateWorks Foundation. They’re all united by their commitment to make a difference, achieve results and nurture great workplace cultures.

Who we’re looking for:

The People Piece is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our exceptional team. You are aligned with our Core Values and mission, passionate about what you do, are highly engaging, unbelievably organized, and have a rich balance of head and heart. You have a passion for project management, client services, relationship building, and communication and have a minimum of 7 years of project management experience working at a professional services/consultancy firm, in educational events, or at a startup / well-organized small business.

You are looking for a dynamic, evolving, and fast-paced environment, where you’ll get to touch and hold multiple dynamic projects with great clients. You want to be on an outstanding, hardworking, and inspiring team where you can put your talents and expertise to use doing meaningful work with smart, present, caring, high integrity people. You thrive in a high-growth environment that is strategically changing and evolving, that invites each team member's leadership, and features a balance of independence and collaboration, with a continuous focus on exceptional service.

More About this Role:

Client Engagement Project Management

Our Senior Project Manager will develop, refine, and maintain systems to ensure each of our clients has a top-notch experience from start to finish.

  • Oversee all aspects of project management associated with client deliverables and program development

  • Project manage client engagements from first meetings to program conclusion and all steps in between, including preparing for and participating in program kickoff meetings, scheduling, logistics, and troubleshooting client needs

  • Play an integral part in ensuring our clients have a seamless experience

  • Track and ensure our engagements stay within scope and budget

  • Participate in weekly client project meetings to stay informed of big picture pivots and drive project management needs


Internal Team Effectiveness 

Our Senior Project Manager will develop, refine and maintain systems and processes to support team effectiveness, efficiency, and well-being.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand individual and overall project needs in an effort to foster an even more cohesive and seamless client and internal team experience

  • Provide feedback, advice, project updates, and encouragement to team members

  • Manage deadlines and support the team to ensure timeliness

  • Meet business needs by guiding our program team’s activities to deliver quality service on time, within budget and scope

  • Build out our cloud-based project management platform to maximize usage and effectiveness

  • Guide and train the team on how to leverage best-in-class project management tools to drive efficiency, effectiveness, and balance

  • Navigate the team’s bandwidth and workload challenges with empathy, creativity, and a solutions mindset


Process Improvement

Our Senior Project Manager will drive improvements of processes and systems to enhance team effectiveness and performance as well as the client experience.

  • Actively generate process improvements, champion and drive change initiatives, confront difficult circumstances in creative ways, balance multiple and competing priorities and execute accordingly

  • Leverage quantitative and qualitative data to identify trends in issues and create strategies and recommendations for improvement and resolution

  • Help to continuously improve our client-facing processes


General Day to Day Operations

Our Senior Project Manager will be exceptional, organized, and focused on getting the job done.

  • Support operations and logistics and participate in internal events and meetings

  • Execute on your personal work planning and communications




Your Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of project management with a professional services/consultancy firm, educational event project management, or a startup / well-organized small business

  • Strong people skills and desire to work in a highly communicative and collaborative environment

  • Expertise with collaboration platforms including Asana, Zoom, Mural, and others

  • Tech-savvy (from Dropbox to GSuite and all things in between)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work equally well in self-managed and team-based projects

  • Ability to organize, coordinate, and guide team activities and results

  • Ability to quickly build relationships and influence at all levels

  • Ability to be an agent of change in a rapidly changing environment

  • Proven ability to analyze data to identify trends and drive innovative process improvement

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, including the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and pay attention to detail

  • Sound judgment and decision-making skills

  • Strong skills situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency


Posted: 2022-04-17 Expires: 2022-06-02

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