The Project Manager will advise, consult, and guide the project management process for small -medium scale cross-organizational projects. The person in this role will work closely with stakeholders in defining project charters, schedules, and budgets and will oversee the entire project lifecycle to deliver comprehensive solutions.The Project Manager will work closely with senior stakeholders to identify project priorities and will lead project teams in creating project documentation and processes, and oversee the entire project lifecycle, delivering, high quality, innovative solutions.
This position requires confidence, self-discipline, a sense of urgency, and the ability to work independently with minimum direction. The Project Manager must be able to adapt quickly to rapidly changing conditions and priorities, identifying risks, solutions, and opportunities to ensure goals are met. The job demands a factual and direct style of communication. There is a strong demand for high quality, organized and repeatable results.
Project Management Lead -
Lead the delivery of projects to support university strategy.
Develop detailed, comprehensive project documentation to support the delivery of projects.
Assist leaders and project teams to analyze, make decisions, prioritize, assess and mitigate risk.
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
Project Management Office -
Contribute to the continued development of the Office of the Chancellor's Project Management Office, including design, development, and maintenance of a formal project management processes.
Contribute to the development and delivery of training within the PMO and across the organization.
3-5 years of leading projects
Project Management Professional (PMP) required
Knowledge of Agile Scrum practices a plus
Proven working experience and results in project management; including technical projects
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Strong planning skills applied through Smartsheet
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.