Project Manager

Technology United States


Description

Project Manager

Remote – US

 

 

The Opportunity:

 

 

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.

 

 

We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.

 

 

For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit www.anthology.com

 

 

As a Project Manager for our Community Engagement Product Development team, you will have the opportunity to lead and contribute to a broad selection of operational and strategic initiatives through the execution and guidance of project management and Agile practices.  This position serves as a liaison between globally distributed Senior Leadership, vendors, and internal stakeholders. This position will enhance the CE Product Development team through the management of strategic projects while driving the adoption of project & program management and agile practices

 

 

This position is for someone with the ability to contribute and collaborate on large, complex, cross-functional projects. You would add additional value to the role by having knowledge and experience in both project management and agile practices, especially experience in championing both disciplines and leading teams through change. Knowledge and experience working in a SAFe environment is most welcome. 

 

 

This position works under the guidance of the VP, Product Development.

 

 

Primary responsibilities will include:

 

  • Leading and collaborating on large, cross-functional projects and process improvement efforts
  • Influencing parties within the CE PD team and the rest of CE organization regarding policies, practices, and procedures
  • Communicating effectively around project details and processes within and outside the organization
  • Prioritizing and driving projects to conclusion based upon business priorities
  • Championing effective practices designed to enable teams to succeed
  • Managing projects through the project management lifecycle
  • Identifying and managing cross-team project dependencies and helping teams mitigate risks in schedule and scope
  • Advancing and achieving outcomes through leadership, collaboration, and a willingness to listen and learn

 

 

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

 

  • At least 2 years of experience working in a program/project management role managing multiple concurrent large-scale projects
  • Experience working through the project management lifecycle
  • Ability to identify and solve problems using general supervision and direction from management
  • Capable of collaborating with cross-functional, globally distributed teams and stakeholders to establish and secure a reliable and productive working relationship
  • Comfortable presenting to stakeholders at all levels of the organization including technical experts and business owners
  • Familiarity with and enthusiasm for Agile
  • Adaptable to an evolving and changing environment
  • Desire to build relationships and influence others through integrity and trust

 

 

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

 

 

Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national original, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.

 

 

 

 

 

This position is not available for candidate residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA

 

 

 

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