Technical Project Manager

Organization
Vera Solutions
Location
Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, or Washington DC
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
11/17/2021
How to Apply
Please complete the online application form
Where to Apply
https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021_technical_projectmanager
Tags
Full-time

Join our innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. We run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. We encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise and certified B Corporation, we reinvest a majority of our profits in our growth and continued pursuit of our mission and vision.

Position Overview
The Project Manager will support Vera project teams to design and configure operations/program monitoring, management, and evaluation systems for social impact organizations as a member of Vera’s consulting team. Consultants manage client relationships and project delivery according to quality standards. They are involved throughout the entirety of a project’s life cycle — gathering requirements, solution design, building and testing cloud-based data systems, providing training to system users, and supporting system implementation and rollout.

As a Project Manager, you’ll gain valuable experience with Salesforce – the world’s leading cloud-computing platform, currently used by more than 150,000 for-profit and 30,000 non-profit organizations worldwide. You will gain first-hand experience working with a diverse range of social sector clients while working in a global marketplace.

Primary Responsibilities:
Manage projects and oversee project teams
Consult directly with clients; develop relationships and regularly communicate with active and prospective clients
Develop and implement clear project plans, budgets, timelines, develop strategies for client engagement, oversee Vera’s project teams to ensure high quality delivery on-time and on-budget
Escalate project risks or issues appropriately to leadership
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 support on RFPs, facilitating sales conversations, and support scoping new projects
Remain informed on new technologies, methodologies, and tools relevant to nonprofits and NGOs

Qualifications and Experience:
Essential:
Bachelor’s degree — what you studied isn’t critical; what you’re passionate about is
2-4 years professional experience
At least one of the following:
Supporting the management of a technology implementation project
Experience in planning or managing events to budget
Overseeing tight budgets on small teams
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 experience
Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills
Experience or interest working in a small, dynamic team
Fluency/proficiency in English

Desirable:
Understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)
People management experience
Consulting experience
Experience working with the Salesforce platform
Fluency/proficiency in Portuguese, Spanish, and/or French
1+ years managing Salesforce system implementation projects

Additional Information

Please complete the online application form: https://verasolutions.formstack.com/forms/2021_technical_projectmanager