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Project Manager III

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Bonsai Leadership Group
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Birmingham, AL
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Publicado há 23 dias

Client Overview

Our client, Keecha Harris and Associates, Inc. (KHA) is a national consulting firm that leads organizational development, project management, and research and evaluation projects for publicly and privately funded efforts across a broad range of topics.

KHA’s work is grounded in equity and aims to assist philanthropic clients in developing strategies that prioritize grantmaking and investments in Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPoC)-led organizations and communities.

Learn more about Keecha Harris & Associates at www.khandassociates.com. 


The Opportunity

Under the leadership of the Director of Programs, the Project Manager works as a part of a cross-functioning team and leads the management and successful execution of 3-5 assigned projects. The Project Manager will establish project goals, develop plans, budgets, metrics and schedules with input from clients and KHA leadership. Throughout a project lifecycle, the Project Manager will monitor progress, make decisions and perform corrective action, communicate project status, and evaluate projects for improvements and efficiencies.

The Project Manager must be organized, detail-oriented, and excel in client-facing work. They must have experience setting, managing and adjusting project schedules and associated resources to meet client deadlines. Ideal candidates should be proactive, detail-oriented, able to work both within teams and independently, able to communicate effectively with clients, partners, and other interested parties. They must be adaptable and able to thrive in an innovative and dynamic environment.

Specifically, the Project Manager is responsible for the following:

Project Management

  • Manage all aspects of assigned projects, work with clients to develop needs assessment, scope design & development, production/deliverables, goals development; oversee, track progress, and monitor performance of cross-functional project teams until project completion
  • Drive project workflow by managing complex scheduling/planning of projects, lead project conversations and negotiations with clients to ensure project effectiveness.
  • Use Asana project management tool to track/monitor progress, milestones, and deliverables of projects; also manage Google Drive/ repository for project documentation and archives
  • Draft and manage project materials such as agendas, slides, and runs; assist with preparation and development of proposals and other client deliverables, such as presentations, reports, and other correspondence
  • Responsible for documentation & reporting; strategizing process improvements and planning for mitigating risks & project issues
  • Work with KHA administrative assistants to schedule/coordinate interviews, meetings, focus groups, presentations (in-person or virtual/remote), onsite visits, and other project-related activities
  • As needed, manage planning and negotiating of subcontractor contracts, ensuring contract terms align with project expectations.
  • Directly or indirectly supervise other KHA staff members and develop/maintain working relationships with key client partners, vendors, external/internal staff, and the KHA operations team

Client Relations

  • Represent KHA as a project leader and team player communicating with clients, partners, & subcontractors/vendors; managing customer service and engaging clients in relationship management to ensure positive business outcomes and alignment with their goals
  • Ensure return on investment (ROI) for clients implement systems change planning, establish trust via constant communication
  • Promote business development/re-contracting opportunities at the direction of the Director of Programs through positive customer interactions, building rapport to enhance client relationships, promote client loyalty and long-term customer engagement
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of professional experience in consulting and project management
  • Have a demonstrated commitment to racial equity and social justice
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple large-scale projects and coached/mentored project teams in developing & deploying change efforts
  • Experience engaging clients and building strong relationships with C-levels, executives/management, internal/external teams, & vendors to execute transformation planning; implementing impactful solutions to build capacity & social awareness
  • Well-developed organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to balance multiple tasks
  • Strong creative, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-directed, organized, deadline driven and able to multitask
  • Strong communications skills, responsive to feedback and follow-through
  • Demonstrated sound discretion and judgment
  • Excellent written and oral communications and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google, and project management systems (ex. Asana, Trello) applications
  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and with a team toward a common goal

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of professional experience in consulting and project management
  • Formal project management training and certification
  • Strong ability to negotiate, resolve conflicts and manage team and client dynamics
  • Strong ability to delegate and drive results through others

Client Overview

Our client, Keecha Harris and Associates, Inc. (KHA) is a national consulting firm that leads organizational development, project management, and research and evaluation projects for publicly and privately funded efforts…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
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    Carga Horária Integral
  • Educação
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    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível de Experiência
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    Nível médio/Gerencial
Salário
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USD $71.500 - USD $79.830
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Localização

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Virtual
O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar de Estados Unidos
Local Associado
Birmingham, AL, USA

Como se inscrever

Bonsai Leadership Group has been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role, please email Careers@BonsaiLeadershipGroup.com and include “Project Manager” in the subject line.

All applications must include a letter of interest and a resume. This position is open until filled. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.

Applications will be screened against the criteria as listed in this profile. All nominations, inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Bonsai Leadership Group has been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role, please email Careers@BonsaiLeadershipGroup.com and include “Project…

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