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Mathematica IT Project Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Position Description*:

Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding using data science and analytics. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company’s growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength. Read more about our benefits here: https://www.mathematica.org/career-opportunities/benefits-at-a-glance 

Currently, we are looking for an IT Project Manager in the Human Services Systems and Technology unit in our Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; or Ann Arbor, MI office locations. Under supervision, IT Project Managers lead and manage tasks and projects throughout the company for clients such as: The U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Education, Health and Human Services, Justice, and Labor, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and numerous state and local agencies. They are responsible for meeting project objectives by providing the guidance and direction needed to remain on schedule and on budget. IT Project managers make critical project decisions about planning, managing, and closing out moderately complex projects and lead process-oriented tasks to contribute to excellence in project delivery.

At Mathematica, we take pride in our commitment to diversity. Building an inclusive culture that draws on the individual strengths of employees from different ethnic backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, abilities, and experience is key to our success.

  • Responsibilities:*

    • Identify relevant stakeholders and communicate effectively with them.
    • Identify business requirements and prepare detailed project plans.
    • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget.
    • Plan and execute projects based on client priorities and project scope.
    • Manage resource availability and allocation as they pertain to projects.
    • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques.
    • Report and escalate risks and issues to management as needed.
    • Manage relationships with the project team and stakeholders.
    • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties.
    • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Position Requirements*:

  • Requirements:*

    • Hold a B.A. or B.S. in a relevant field (business, computer science, economics, engineering, management, operations, or public policy).
    • Possess 2-4 years of experience in a high-intensity project management environment.
    • Agile/Scrum project management experience required
    • Have comprehension of and experience with applying project management best practices.
    • Agile/PMP Certifications desired.

This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $70,000 - $90,000. This position may be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance.

Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance.

Mathematica has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for all employees working in any of our office locations. Unless a position is office-based, employees are currently being provided the flexibility to work remotely. Those choosing to work in an office or who prefer a hybrid work arrangement will be required to certify that they have received a COVID vaccine. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, location preference, and salary expectations.

  • Available Locations:* Chicago, IL; Princeton, NJ; Cambridge, MA; Washington, DC; Ann Arbor, MI

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