Girl Scouts of the USA

  • PMO - Project Manager (Business Projects)

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/21/2018 6:09 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1278
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Project Management
    Type
    Full-Time
  • About Us

    We are looking for high-energy, enthusiastic, versatile Project Managers with a product-management mindset, to plan and lead projects to provide these capabilities for our constituents. Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) creates and delivers programs that power the 112 councils. There are a number of exciting initiatives underway to engage girls, parents, volunteers and alumnae.  

     

    The Project Managers supporting our business projects, should be experienced and comfortable working across GSUSA functions, councils and engaged partners.  Execution of these projects will require exceptional communication and collaboration skills to work with both onsite and remote colleagues, as well as vendors. These positions work closely with the Senior Program Manager, Business Lead/Product Owner, Go-to-Market Manager, and Executive Sponsor, as well as software vendors and IT, to deliver the expected business outcomes. These roles will report to the Vice President of the Enterprise Project Management Office.

     

    Inspire. Prepare. Mobilize.

    Service Mark

     

    You Will

    • Plan and manage the project’s life cycle, from initiation through delivery and deployment of the finished product.
    • Manage project communications and documentation of project progress/status for both management review and key stakeholder engagement.
    • Lead regularly-scheduled project team meetings to review progress, risks, and issues and develop solutions to ensure successful project delivery.
    • Manage project-specific vendor product selections, contracts and ongoing performance and relationships.
    • Support initiative budget management through:
    • Coordinate with related projects, ensuring dependencies, priorities, and resource contention and constraints are accounted for in the plan.
    • Leverage standardized GSUSA PMO methodologies to ensure consistency.

    You Need

    • A minimum of 4 years project management experience leading teams of professionals in a matrixed structure.
    • Solid understanding of project management concepts, methods, and best practices
    • Familiarity with product management concepts and methods is a plus
    • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work/educational experience
    • PMP certification or equivalent is a plus
    • Certified Scrum Master/Product Owner is a plus
    • Demonstrated experience working directly with external vendors, defining statements of work (SOW) and managing resultant vendor delivery and performance.
    • Strong expertise using MS Project and Office 365, including SharePoint, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Agile Scrum Master training and experience is strongly preferred, including use of agile toolsets, such as Rally or Jira
    • Basic familiarity with technology concepts, including databases, application architecture, user interfaces, and reporting and analytics

     

    More about Girl Scouts of the USA:

      

    Take the Lead Like a G.I.R.L!

     

     

    When she's a Girl Scout, she’s also a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™.

     

    When you think Girl Scouts, you might think cookies, but there’s so much more to it!

     

    Girl Scouts are big thinkers, groundbreakers, and role models. Every day, Girl Scouts unleash the power of G.I.R.L. to make amazing things happen.

    • We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
    • Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
    • Girl Scouts has always emphasized the importance of being civically engaged.
    • We’re introducing Girl Scouts of every age to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to help them see how they can actually improve the world!
    • Girl Scouts offers to high school girls the Girl Scout Gold Award which represents the most prestigious award in the world for girls—and the most difficult to earn—and it’s only available to Girl Scouts. 

     

     

    Girl Scouts of the USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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