Project Manager

Project Management Office United States Boston, United States


Description

About Us

Archipelago Strategies Group, Inc. (ASG) is a full-service multicultural marketing agency that focuses on helping all communities gain access to critical information and resources. ASG believes that grassroots mobilization is the key to fulfilling our mission. With our clients, we have increased access to health care, education, and economic opportunities in Massachusetts and across the nation.

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Project plan creation for current and future clients
  • Author and communicate project briefs
  • Review and distribute meeting recaps
  • Lead project kickoffs and internal status meetings
  • Interpret financials and distribute project burn analysis
  • Project change impact analysis (i.e., out-of-scope requests/scope creep)
  • Contribute inputs to project status
  • Delivery and management of digital and strategic project
  • Drive the definition of project scope, financials, deliverables and milestones for project implementation
  • Identify project staff needs and work with Cross-functional Managers and Project Coordinators to ensure accuracy and updates of resource plans
  • Monitor project budget and ensure proper allocation of dollars per project milestone/deliverable
  • Collaborate with SME (subject matter experts) teams to define project activity and key deliverables to develop project schedule and author project charter
  • Monitor project scope and critical path, identify potential bottlenecks and work with Project Coordinators to make schedule adjustments
  • Work with project team to identify project risk, plan for risk response and mitigation and proactively monitor project risks and resolutions
  • Resolve conflicts, including scope, schedule, resource, budget, quality and communication
  • Accountable for adequate project documentation within enterprise systems and acknowledged by all relevant stakeholders
  • Accountable for application of high touch delivery processes and PMO standards across their project campaigns
  • Mentor and assist with training of Project Coordinators
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and iOs applications/systems, andability to build fluency in other database management tools
  • Extensive experience drafting project plans
  • Successful experience working and sometimes managing others within a matrix organization
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to monitor project progress and keep the teams motivated
  • Demonstrated ability to form meaningful and respectful relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including public speaking
  • Must possess the ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Must be able to work independently without intensive supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Commitment to creating awareness around equity, and inclusion

 Qualifications:

  • Access to the internet is required
  • 2-4 years of relevant project management experience
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, especially during project peaks is required
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a marketing, communications, or related field or an equivalent combination of experience and education
  • PMP Certification is a plus
  • Bilingual preferred but not required, fluent in English and Spanish/Portuguese 

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Salary range for this position is commensurate with experience

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Archipelago Strategies Group, Inc. (ASG) is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, membership in the uniformed services or any other classification which is protected under state or federal law.