Project Manager - Client Delivery

Earley Information Science (EIS) is a growing professional services firm dedicated to helping organizations become a customer-driven, or AI-driven, enterprise. Backed by a deep history and outstanding reputation, Earley Information Science is a small company embarking upon a major growth trajectory in 2019 and beyond.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to assume ownership of the planning and delivery of small to mid-size client projects. The project manager will also be asked to manage significant tracks / workstreams in a larger program structure. You will be joining a passionate, national team of experts with deep experience and relationships across a number of industries. This is a contract role with potential to convert to full-time employment.

Responsibilities

Project Management 

  • Work with Engagement Lead and / or Client Partner to develop work breakdown plans, scope definition, and schedules for client delivery projects.
  • Manage the ongoing project schedule, milestones, resources, issues and risks.
  • Schedule and run internal delivery team design discussions and regular team stand-ups to support overall progress and identify potential issues in near real-time.
  • Coordinate with Engagement Lead and / or Client Partner to author and run regular status meetings with client and overall client communications plan.
  • Approve team resource time, and manage overall time to schedule and budget parameters.
  • Escalate issues and risks with Earley and client leadership, where needed. Develop and articulate risk mitigation plans.

Solution Delivery 

  • When needed, work as business analyst to support and own research and analysis in support of overall project deliverable and team goals.
  • Serve as a QC checkpoint for final client deliverables, where applicable.

Core Values

Ideal candidates must demonstrate EIS’ core values daily, including:

  • Honesty and transparency.
  • Sense of urgency.
  • Practical & results-driven.
  • Stronger as a team than as an individual.

Qualifications 

  • 5+ years of experience working in a professional service, marketing agency, or consulting organization.
  • 3+ demonstrated experience delivering information management or digital/web solutions in a project manager or production lead role.
  • Project management experience that includes scoping and executing smaller to mid-sized projects assuming full accountability for project success.
  • Demonstrated experience in at least one of the following areas: Product Data Management, Knowledge Management, Content Management, Customer Engagement (CRM, CDP’s).
  • Working proficiency in principles of Information Science and Management, including Taxonomy and Information Architecture, Search, Data Quality, or Governance.
  • Experience in leading project lifecycle from ideation through handoff, with some demonstrated level of Agile/Scrum experience.
  • PMP or Agile / Scrum (CSM, ACP) Certification preferred.
  • Ability to frame a problem, approach and build and execute plans.

Skills & Knowledge 

  • Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with project management and collaborative software platform tools (JIRA, Basecamp, Asana, Slack, MS Project and Teams).
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Collaborative; ability to work in a team environment.
  • Creative thinking and analytical problem solving.
  • Sound business acumen and analytical skills.

Location & Travel Requirements 

  • Multiple locations – Candidates must be US-based, Central / Eastern time zones preferred.
  • Travel: 15-25%

 

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to careers@earley.com

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