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Enterprise Project Manager
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Locations
United States
Experience Level
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Desired Skills
Management
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field (Information Technology, Business Administration, Finance) or 8 years of relevant work experience
  • 5+ years project management experience implementing complex software packages and/or ERP implementations
  • Advanced skills in successfully managing projects to completion within a defined scope, schedule, and budget
  • Proficient with project management methodologies and processes, including Schedule Management, Issue Management, Risk Management, Decision Management, Scope Management, Project Budget Management, Communications Management, Project Change Management
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team to meet goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to lead client project meetings
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills to communicate effectively with all levels within the post-secondary higher education administrative structure
  • Highly developed customer-facing skills, including proven listening skills and the ability to network with client staff
  • Ability to establish strong relationships within the organization to achieve results
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly to explain Anthology products and services to customers and to assist with simple implementation tasks as necessary
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office applications
  • PMP certification
  • Master's degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft SharePoint
  • Experience with Microsoft Project Operations and Project for the Web
  • Higher Education industry experience
Responsibilities
  • Managing project activities in line with approved scope, schedule, and budget daily
  • Applying expert understanding of and maintaining accountability for all client-facing documentation including functional, technical, and/or end-user materials with minimal supervision
  • Establishing positive, professional relationship with client staff inclusive of professional demeanor, conduct, and appearance
  • Defining project scope and deliverables including the creation of a baseline project schedule and budget, including creating project strategies, organization and governance based on Anthology's implementation methodology
  • Executing project communication strategy including regular project and executive status reporting
  • Developing contingency/recovery plans which could determine the economic impact and critical success factors related to business decisions
  • Negotiating with customers to set and manage expectations. Managing conflicting customer requests and complex issues/problems
  • Defining project team roles and responsibilities
  • Providing direction to resolve complex problems, collaborating with others as appropriate, identifying trends. Maintaining accountability for the timely resolution of project-related issues
  • Identifying need for change or development of new processes to meet changing needs or improve effectiveness of the entire implementation. Guiding process improvement efforts by assessing risks and applying innovative problem-solving techniques
  • This role requires approximately 25-50% travel including possible weekend travel
Blackboard

201-500 employees

Global educational technology solution
Company Overview
Blackboard's mission is to advance learning with the world's education community, so that all learners, educators and institutions can realize their goals today and prepare for tomorrow.