Stand Together

Project Manager

ID (external)
2020-4638
Category
Engineering and IT
Location
US-VA-Arlington

Overview

Do you live for the thrill of helping generate value for the organization through the management and delivery of a project? You’re in the right place! Stand Together seeks an individual who is detail-oriented and who can build lasting relationships with project leaders and subject matter experts.
 
The Infrastructure Capability within Stand Together contributes to a competitive operating advantage for our philanthropic community of customers by delivering innovative solutions related to physical and information systems. Our customers are laser focused on helping people improve their lives and building a movement of millions to advance a free and open society—a mission that matters! Our goal is to not only manage the day-to-day operations and IT components for our customers, but to drive strategic contributions aligned with their business strategies to propel them forward.

 

 

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Build trusting relationships with customers and gain a deep understanding of their goals and how they support Stand Together’s vison 
  • Partner with customers and peers to develop plans that solve problems, optimize processes, and make efficient use of resources 
  • Apply and ensure the team applies good economic thinking when developing solutions 
  • Develop value propositions, success criteria, and key metrics for projects 
  • Manage timelines, deliverables, and project dependencies 
  • Drive accountability amongst team members and stakeholders 
  • Communicate effectively across the community on project status, issues, risks, obstacles, and escalations 
  • Extrapolate current state and trends to predicted outcomes to identify and raise risks on impacts to project outcomes 
  • Apply the community’s risk philosophy to tailor project management activities  
  • Ensure application of Organizational Change Management (OCM) to customer-facing projects 
  • Ensure coordination of Compliance, Security, and other foundational teams where needed 
  • Mentor others in project management basics and best practices 

 

Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • 5+ years of project management experience, people management, consulting, or related experience in a complex organization
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize effectively 
  • Strategic thinking and understanding the why of the project in addition to the what 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and professionalism; proven ability to forge trusting relationships across the organization 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit to work both tactically and strategically with a high sense of urgency 
  • Awareness of project management techniques and tools 
  • Understanding of Change Management 
  • Strong customer focus 

 

 

About Us

 

 

Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference. 

 

Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

 

Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.

 

Our Values

 

Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

 

We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 

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