About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: The Senior Project Manager, reporting to the Director of Planning & Projects, will advise, consult, and guide the project management process for multiple large scale, complex, cross-organizational projects. The person in this role will work closely with stakeholders in defining project charters, schedules, and budgets and will oversee the entire project lifecycle to deliver comprehensive solutions.
Responsibilities: The responsibilities are broad in scope, encompassing a wide variety of activities requiring rapid shifts in priorities. In addition to excelling in scope, time, and budget management, this position requires confidence, self-discipline, a sense of urgency, and the ability to be innovative, make decisions and take responsibility for them. As a Senior Project Manager, you will need to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions, identifying risks, and recommending solutions. This position requires strong analytical and technical abilities and demands fast, but carefully thought-out results to guide project teams to meet goals and delivery high quality work. The job demands a factual, direct style of communication and significant self-discipline with attention to detail. There is a strong demand for high quality, organized and repeatable results.
8-10 years of leading complex projects
Project Management Professional (PMP) required
Knowledge of Agile Scrum practices a plus
PRINCE II certification is a plus
Deep experience with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
Proven working experience and results in project management; including technical projects
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Strong planning skills applied through MS Project
Demonstrable financial management skills and experience
Good working knowledge of project contracts and invoice schedule
Salary Grade: 12
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.