Virtual, Inc.
  • Wakefield, MA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Summary:

Our professional services company is hiring a Project Manager to manage and oversee technical projects on behalf of the Client Infrastructure and Applications team. The successful candidate will have a background in business and a high comfort level with technology, and able to act as a liaison between technical and non-technical stakeholders. We're looking for a responsible, articulate, and motivated Project Manager who is willing to learn and can quickly identify vulnerabilities and obstacles, and then create innovative solutions.

This role requires the ability to bring teams together, resourcefulness, creativity, and negotiation skills to ensure that the client and internal stakeholders maintain focus, priority, and momentum. This job can be performed remotely or out of our Wakefield, MA office.


We're committed to DRIVING CLIENT SUCCESS and EXCELLENCE EVERYWHERE to enable our clients to make their mark on the world. Here's how you will help us do that:

  • Lead assigned projects to completion and work with key stakeholders during each phase of the project lifecycle
  • Develop individual project plans complete with dependencies as well as human and technology resource needs
  • Facilitate and lead internal team meetings to review project status
  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks and issues
  • Control project changes by collecting relevant information, evaluating the performance compared to the plan; share the results
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus, and achieve objectives
  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results
  • Build systems and processes to capture and report on project scope, priority, impact, categories, and resource allocation.
  • Set and manage expectations of internal and client stakeholders
  • Coordinate with vendors and suppliers as needed
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting to all stakeholders
  • Conduct a post-project evaluation
  • Ensure effective project management governance and oversight is met

We all have a hand in creating a COMPANY WE LOVE by LEADING THROUGH OUR VALUES and fostering a culture that empowers and rewards its employees. You will:

  • Represent Virtual's core values of innovation, service excellence, empowerment, respect, teamwork, generosity, fun and trust.
  • Exemplify our servant leadership philosophy every day by building trust, serving first, and acting as one team.
  • Actively participate in company-sponsored committees, events and initiatives geared toward engagement, development, and fun!

As our next Project Manager, you will bring:

  • 5+ years' experience as a project or program manger
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and within the stated budget
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation), organization, time-management and leadership skills
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Wrike, Smartsheet, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and Senior Leadership
  • Experience with basic web development and/or willingness to learn
  • Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs
  • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas to achieve a common business objective
  • Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate, and enhance performance within a cross - functional environment
  • Demonstrated decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions, and clarifying priorities
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Must be a self-starter with ability to work independently and as a strong team player, under pressure
  • Financial acumen to support reporting on budget vs actual, contribution margins, etc.
  • Ability to manage effectively with authority yet understanding to reach positive outcomes

About Virtual Inc:  

Headquartered in Wakefield, MA with offices in Nashville, TN and Reston, VA, Virtual also brings together a remote workforce from all over the US. Founded in 1999, Virtual's innovative and inclusive culture is the driving force behind our success and continued growth.

Our Virtual Team is made up of passionate professionals who understand the needs of associations, standards organizations, consortia, startup advocacy groups, and professional societies. The expertise within the Virtual team enables our clients to achieve their goals and make a mark on the world. Virtual's global clients include organizations led by Google, Facebook, Microsoft and more. We also service organizations that are tackling some of the biggest challenges in the world today, from eating disorders, to space travel to noise pollution.

We are proud to be recognized in the Best Places to Work list, twice! Living our values on a day-to-day basis is real. Not just a poster on the wall. Virtual's core values include trust, respect, inclusion, innovation, service excellence, empowerment, teamwork, generosity, and fun.

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