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Sr. Project Manager

RemoteUnited States, District of Columbia, Washington DCScience

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks experienced Sr. Project Manager to join our dynamic, dedicated science team.

COMPANY PROFILE

Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1000 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org


OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.


Position Summary 
As our senior project manager, your job will be to coordinate people and processes to ensure that our projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results. You will be the go-to person for everything involving a project’s organization and timeline.


Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Foster and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Complete additional tasks as requested.

Job requirements

  • Project Management Certified Preferred
  • Scrum Master Certification Preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in related major, or equivalent experience
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience coordinating cross-departmental projects and/or managing complex schedules
  • Experience with project management principles and, ideally, Smartsheet or similar project management software
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Personal accountability, urgency, and persistence in completing high-quality work products
  • Experience promoting a supportive and collaborative environment across departments when working together on a project
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously without missing critical deadlines

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree

Status

  • Full-time

Location

  • Remote

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.


New employees will be required to successfully complete a background check and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential accommodation as required by law.

Any communication to applicants relating to the Great Minds hiring process will only come from email addresses with the domains greatminds.org or greatminds.recruitee.com. If in the course of the application or hiring process with Great Minds you are contacted through another domain, are requested to provide banking or other sensitive information, or you note any other suspicious activity, please contact security@greatminds.org

Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.


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