Public Consulting Group

Senior Project Manager - Education

Job Locations US-ID-Boise
Posted Date 4 days ago(4/16/2024 11:24 AM)
Job ID
2024-10250
# of Openings
1
Category
Consulting
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Education Services

Overview

About Public Consulting Group

 

Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, and clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit www.publicconsultinggroup.com.

Responsibilities

 

 

 

(Northwest Region - United States) 

 

 

 

Our Senior Project Managers perform software implementations and production support using project management best practices. Our project managers provide hands-on project management and support for multiple projects across the region in accordance to the strategic vision set forth by the Project Management Office (PMO).

 

 

 

  • Accountable for managing specific projects, from small to large scale ($100,000 to $3,000,000+).
  • Provide project management guidance and direction to consultants to support the PMO, and Region initiatives.
  • Actively utilize, and provide assistance to aid others in project management best practices that includes but not limited to:

 

 

  1. Scope Management (change requests)
  2. Time Management (schedules)
  3. Cost Management (budget, costs, and pricing)
  4. Quality Management (quality and testing)
  5. Communications Management (reporting and escalations)
  6. Risk/Issue Management
  7. Stakeholder Management
  8. Systems Development Life Cycle

 

 

  • Work with management to resolve resource constraints and build capacity in project teams.
  • Ability to lead and direct team members in a matrix organization.
  • Proven ability to apply advanced problem-solving techniques (root cause analysis, alternatives, and solutions).
  • Proven ability to use effective communication techniques.
  • Proven ability to build relationships with clients.
  • Proven ability to identify and implement project improvement opportunities.
  • Ensure projects meet or exceed objectives.
  • Advise and support strategic initiatives to mature project management best practices with staff.
  • Prepare internal and external high-level reports for managers and senior staff.
  • Provide after-hours support and travel, as required.
  • Develop and deliver internal project management trainings.

 

 

Qualifications

 

Required Experience:

 

 

  • 8+ years of experience in Project Management managing complex, multi-year projects.
  • Knowledge of technology solutions and extensive experience within the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Project Management Certification (PMP).
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Knowledge of K-12 Education Technology Solutions (nice to have).
  • Education consulting experience (nice to have).

 

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to organize and plan work efficiently within set time limits and other constraints.
  • Excellent ability to effectively communicate and influence outcomes with clients, project teams, and staff.
  • Proficient in Project Management concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Proficient in building and maintaining schedules using MS Project.
  • Proficient in all aspects of working remotely with teams and clients.

 

 

Remote Work Statement

 

 

This position is a remote, work from home position. PCG is a remote-friendly organization and is committed to creating a culture where remote work remains a vital part of the company’s success. To be successful in a remote work role at PCG, you must:

 

 

  • be available during your set working hours
  • have a safe, private, and distraction-free environment in which to complete your work, and
  • be able to give your full attention to the completion of your PCG job duties

 

 

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#LI

#EDU

 

 

 

Compensation

Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience.  As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $95,000 - $125,000 and a potential discretionary bonus of up to 10%. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role, including medical and dental care benefits, 401k, PTO, parental leave, bereavement leave.

 

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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