21 days old

Senior Project Manager

American Red Cross
REMOTE, District of Columbia Work Remotely
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

We are currently seeking a Project Manager III and Project Manager II to work remotely for the American Red Cross.

 

**This is a work from home position, and you can expect to travel up to 25% of the time**

Manages projects in varying complexity and size initiated at the divisional/executive level. Manages team through all phases including concept, development, implementation, and closeout. Ensures that the project plan, scope, work breakdown structure, schedule, risk, budget, and deliverables are in alignment with the project goal and objectives as defined by the project statement of work. Achieves the project goals and objectives on time and within budget. Focus is on managing team members and ensuring they achieve their project goals and initiatives. Work independently and guide project team while developing stakeholder relationships and maintaining confidentiality.


Responsibilities:  
  1. Oversee team members’ milestones and performance as compared to project plan, scope, budget, resources and schedule. Provide for all communication within and outside of project. Communicate project progress and information to team, sponsor, stakeholders, and field as appropriate.


2. Develop and prepare written project plans addressing, tasks, roles and responsibilities, risk, resources, budget, communications, quality and organization. Develop work breakdown structure (WBS). Perform critical path analysis and develop time-lines for completion of tasks, measuring the deliverable
work packages of the project against the project plan.


3. Manage and update project activities throughout the project life cycle utilizing the WBS, schedule, budget and required reports. Maintain and update project documentation to include project plan, work breakdown structure, schedule, budget, risk plan, communication plan, and table of organization, change control log, and reports. Manage the change control within project. Obtain sponsor approval for changes to scope, budget, and schedule that effect the critical path. Acquire a project charter from senior management and obtain sign off on the statement of work by the project sponsor.


4. Ensure that scope, budget, and schedule targets are within variance and project delivery date is met.

Requirements

Qualifications:


Education -   4-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Discipline/Major Project management, business, information systems, health related, or other related discipline.


Professional Certifications/Licenses
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

Certified Associate in MS Project


Experience:   For Project Manager II- 7-10 years of experience. For Project Manager III- Minimum 10 to 15 years required.


Management Experience: Minimum 1 to 3 years of staff management required for PM III role.

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Posted: 2020-01-27 Expires: 2020-03-12

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