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On-Site Project Manager

Are you a project manager who is passionate about using online communication tools and digital strategies to help change the world? Join Forum One on-site with our client & help us build web solutions for organizations doing important work around the world!

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What you’ll do:

  • Build customer confidence, you’ll be committed to increasing customer satisfaction, set achievable customer expectations, assume responsibility for solving customer problems, ensure commitments to customers are met.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand the client’s mission, audiences, activities and programs.  With guidance/oversight from senior project management staff, communicate strategic opportunities and approaches to clients and build consensus among client and team.
  • Manage the schedule, scope, and budget on small-to-medium projects to achieve a high level of client satisfaction and profitability.
  • Identify and communicate key project goals, objectives, and timelines to project team with guidance/oversight from senior project management staff.  Facilitate project team in translating client strategy into user stories with acceptance criteria and level of effort estimates.
  • Lead internal team meetings, provides clear communication about project requirements and process while allowing appropriate autonomy for team members. Provides regular scope, budget, timeline updates to team.
  • Track/adjust budgets throughout project.  Accurately project staff resourcing for projects.

What you bring to the table:

  • Uses the Project Management Institude (PMI) standards for change control procedures to handle requests quickly and efficiently
  • Certified scrum master with expert knowledge in agile methodologies, specifically Kanban
  • Experience in JIRA, Github, and the Microsoft Suite
  • Manages projects from inception to completion
  • Experienced working with a remote staff across multiple time zones and using various communication tools
  • Experience in managing a multi-discipline team and monitoring team health and working with the project management team to identify areas of improvement
  • Ability to multitask and juggle competing priorities
  • Skilled in managing client and vendor relationships and comfortable negotiating scope, discussing risks/issues, and providing recommendations with stakeholders with varying levels of seniority, as well as technical experience
  • Experience in planning project timelines, deciding budget requirements, defining scope, and allocating resources
  • Experienced in managing web-based and print projects
  • Experience in navigating a project through the entirety of their lifecycles.
  • 5+ years of experience providing project management for design, development, and multimedia projects
  • Manages the day-to-day execution of client engagements
  • Serves as a point of contact for clients about project progress

Why you’ll love it here:

  • All employees are owners
  • 401(k) match
  • 25 days paid time off to start
  • Flexible work hours
  • Killer benefits & professional development
  • Do work for amazing, world-changing clients
  • Snacks, healthy ones and not so healthy ones

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About Forum One:

Forum One is a full service digital agency that works with mission-driven organizations to create the stunning designs, smart messaging, and custom built technology tools they need to realize their goals and extend their influence in the areas they care about most.

We are headquartered in Alexandria, VA, with additional offices in Washington, DC; Seattle, WA; and Cologne, Germany. We work with influential organizations such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Peace Corps, and the American Red Cross.

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