Project Manager
Onsite
 
Impact Makers is a mission-driven management and technology consulting company that delivers exceptional value to make an impact for our clients and the world. Our experienced teams help organizations manage transformation in IT, data, cloud, and security with a focus on their customers and their people.

We utilize our innovative business model to transform the business value of our work into social value for the community. We are committed to gifting 100% of our net profits to the community over the life of the company and our annual community contributions rival companies 100x our size.

PROJECT MANAGER –   Under direct supervision of a more senior Program Manager, a Project Manager, manages a small project or phase(s) of a larger project.  Responsibility for all aspects of the project over the entire life (initiate, plan, execute, control, close). Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, to effectively coordinate the activities of the team. 

Responsibilities:
  • Has basic familiarity with project lifecycle, tools, techniques and processes. 
  • Supports data capture and tracking for some control processes (risk, cost, schedule, scope and quality management. 
  • Ensure a common understanding by supporting the communication of project expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members.
  • Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to Project Manager.
  • Reviews project plans and schedules.  Looks for important milestones, dependencies and changes.  Can own the management and execution of project sub-tasks. 
  • Track the status of approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
  • Record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.
  • Support team performance by participating in team cohesiveness, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.
  • Communicates information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Listens intently to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions when appropriate, and allowing others to speak without interrupting them.
  • Communicates information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members.
  • Inspires loyalty and trust, handles oneself ethically following core values and beliefs 
 
Required Skills & Qualifications
  • 2-4 years of direct project management experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years of people management experience.
  • Strong relationship building and negotiation skills; able to influence internal and external stakeholders with shared and divergent interests.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Solid organizational skills, including multi-tasking and attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand complex technical material and be able to ascertain business implications.
  • Ability to translate business strategy into functional/operational plans and apply knowledge to the critical components of the function.
  • Working experience with project change management, portfolio risk management, project communication management and organization change management.
  • Ability to build complex and global cross-group/department plans, drive, track and report execution progress.
  • Understanding of project management lifecycle and delivery frameworks; primarily Waterfall, SAFe and Agile/Scrum a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
Preferred Skills & Qualifications
  • PMP or similar Project Management certification.
  • Familiarity with the Financial Services sector; experience in the following industries a plus: Mortgage, Banking.
  • Solid technical background; experience working in progressive infrastructure teams, and enabling devops processes and tools.
  • Demonstrated results in team management, and ensuring work activities are value added and focused on project delivery.
  • Experience with Project Portfolio Management Tools.
Benefits of working at Impact Makers:
As a values-based company, taking care of our employees is of the utmost importance and our employee benefits package reflects that. We offer healthcare plans with benefit premiums 100% paid-for, 401(k) with matching, and unlimited PTO. Impact Makers embraces the pursuit of balance between work, family, and personal interests, with a flexible, dog-friendly work environment in Scott’s Addition. We like to have fun at work, collaborating through company sponsored events and pro bono opportunities. Our team members work with Impact Makers, not for Impact Makers.

Impact Makers provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Impact Makers complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 Impact Makers provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Impact Makers complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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This is a full time position

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