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Public Consulting Group Senior Project Manager - Education in Boston, Massachusetts

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, technology, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals worldwide—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm has extensive experience in all 50 states, Canada, and a growing practice in 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

Education Practice Area

Our Senior Project Manager handles software implementations and production support using project management best practices. Our Senior Project Manager provides 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 anddirection to consultants to support the PMO, and Region initiatives

  • Actively utilize, and provide assistance to others on, project management best practices that includes but not limited to:

  • Scope Management (change requests)

  • Time Management (schedules)

  • Cost Management (budget, costs, and pricing)

  • Quality Management (strategy and testing)

  • Communications Management (reporting and escalations)

  • Risk/Issue Management

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Systems Development Lifecycle

  • Work with local managers to resolve resource constraints and build capacity in client teams

  • Ability to direct team members in a matrix organization

  • Proven ability to apply advanced problem-solving techniques (root cause analysis, alternatives, and solutions)

  • Proven ability to apply effective communication techniques

  • Proven ability to build relationships with clients

  • Proven ability to identify gaps across projects and document strategy and recommendations to resolve

  • Ensure projects meet or exceed objectives

  • Advise and support strategic initiatives to develop and train consultants on best project management practices

  • Prepare internal and external high-level executive reports for managers and senior staff

  • Provide after-hours support and travel, as required

  • Develop and deliver internal trainings as part of building project management capacity in client teams across the region, as requested

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 8+ years of experience in Project Management managing complex, multi-year projects

  • Knowledge of technology solutions and extensive experience within the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), preferably within Education Technology domain

  • Knowledge of K - 12 Education Technology Solutions (Nice to Have)

  • Education consulting experience (Nice to Have)

  • Project Management Certification (PMP) (Nice to Have)

  • Able to work with a diverse range of people

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 development 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

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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: $86,722- $127,720. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

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 employmentregarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programsare 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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Job Locations US | US-MA-Boston

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (1/11/2023 10:31 AM)

Job ID 2022-8711

# of Openings 1

Category Operation Support

Type Regular Full-Time

Practice Area Education Services

Public Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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