Project Manager

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
Washington, DC
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
01/31/2020
How to Apply
Click on the application link to complete the online application
Where to Apply
http://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/vera_dcprojectmanager2020
Tags
Full-time

Vera Solutions is a social enterprise and certified B Corporation building cloud and mobile applications for social impact organizations worldwide. Our clients — more than 300 organizations in over 55 countries — include major iNGOs and grant-making organizations, social enterprises, and community-based organizations.

Primary Responsibilities:
– Manage projects and oversee project teams
– Consult directly with clients; develop relationships and regularly communicate with active and prospective clients
– Within the consulting team: develop and implement clear project plans, budgets, timelines, and development strategies for client engagements, oversee Vera’s project teams to ensure high quality delivery on-time and on-budget
– Lead internal and external project planning and kickoff; facilitate regular project team meetings with Vera and client stakeholders.
– Manage resources within and between project teams to utilization and hours targets.
– Contribute to business development including responding to RFPs, facilitating sales conversations, and scoping new projects
– Contribute to Vera’s learning environment; manage, train, and coach junior staff
– Remain informed on new technologies, methodologies, and tools relevant to non-profits and NGOs

Qualifications and Experience:
Essential:

– Bachelor’s degree — what you studied isn’t critical; what you’re passionate about is
– 4+ years professional experience
– Project management of technology implementations or consulting experience and aptitude
– Experience in event planning/management or managing budgets and timelines to time and materials
– Demonstrated ability to develop and execute on project work plans, including effective management of budget and timelines
– Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail and time management
– Analytical and problem solving skills — do problems slow you down or drive you to seek solutions?
– Strong aptitude for using technology and data
– Demonstrated interest in social sector work
– Demonstrated leadership experience
– Demonstrated client relationship management experience
– Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills
– Experience or interest working in a small, dynamic team

Desirable:

– Understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)
– Management experience
– Experience working with the Salesforce platform
– Fluency/proficiency in Spanish, French, or Portuguese