at American Red Cross in Portland, Maine, United States
By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?
Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!
WHY CHOOSE US?
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good.
We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference.
The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.
At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Manages projects in varying complexity and size initiated at the executive level. Manages team through
all phases including concept, development, implementation, and closeout. Ensures that the project plan,
scope, work breakdown structure, schedule, risk, budget, and deliverables are in alignment with the
project goal and objectives as defined by the project statement of work. Achieves the project goals and
objectives on time and within budget. Focus is on managing team members and ensuring they achieve
their project goals and initiatives. Work independently and guide project team while developing
stakeholder relationships and maintaining confidentiality.
WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD
1. Oversee team members' milestones and performance as compared to project
plan, scope, budget, resources and schedule. Provide for all communication
within and outside of project. Communicate project progress and information to
team, sponsor, stakeholders, and field as appropriate.
2. Develop and prepare written project plans addressing, tasks, roles and
responsibilities, risk, resources, budget, communications, quality and
organization. Develop work breakdown structure (WBS). Perform critical path
analysis and develop time-lines for completion of tasks, measuring the deliverable
work packages of the project against the project plan.
3. Manage and update project activities throughout the project life cycle utilizing the
WBS, schedule, budget and required reports. Maintain and update project
documentation to include project plan, work breakdown structure, schedule,
budget, risk plan, communication plan, and table of organization, change control
log, and reports. Manage the change control within project. Obtain sponsor
approval for changes to scope, budget, and schedule that effect the critical path.
Acquire a project charter from senior management and obtain sign off on the
statement of work by the project sponsor.
4. Ensure that scope, budget, and schedule targets are within variance and project
delivery date is met.
5. Typically has unit-specific responsibilities within the scope of the job.
This is a fully remote position with 50% travel.
The salary range for this position is $93,000.00 - $111,600.00
Note that American Red Cross salaries are aligned to the specific geographic location in which the work is primarily performed. Other factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role.
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
4-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Discipline/Major Project management, business, health related, or other related discipline.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Experience: Minimum 10 to 15 years... For full info follow application link.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.