1. Oversees the execution and implementation of detailed project plans in concert with stakeholders. 2. Manages several routine projects simultaneously and ensures that the design, testing, training, documentation and prioritization objectives are met. 3. Assists in refining and re-sequencing during the implementation and execution phases of assigned projects, as needed. 4. Works closely with business analysts, technical professionals, end users and project stake holders during the requirements, solutions design and implementation phases to develop detailed project plans for implementation. 5. Works on risk assessment, communication planning, development of performance metrics, and project entry criteria. 6. Creates detailed project plans including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation to ensure successful project completion. 7. Manages client expectations and provides issue/risk identification and escalation pathways. 8. May supervise the implementation team of cross-functional project and technical resources. 9. Designs, develops, and executes communication systems to ensure effective exchange of information between project stakeholders, senior management, and staff. 10. Resolves complex project issues that involve representatives from multiple organizations. 11. Complies with standard policies and procedures. 12. May supervise and train junior project managers. 13. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to structure and plan own work and that of others.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability to improve and redesign processes and / or to manage projects, including scope, charter, outline tasks, deliverables, timelines, and milestones, and develop resource plan.
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability supporting, facilitating, or leading a change management initiative. Ability to influence others.
Required Skill/ability 4: Skilled at working within technology applications.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability to analyze and translate data to useful information. Ability to present information in simple and straightforward ways for varied audiences.
Preferred Education: Experience managing multiple and/or complex projects and/or implementing a process improvement based on own analysis and design. Significant knowledge of HR functions, processes, and procedures through experience working in an HR function. Certification as a Project Manager.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Posting Position Title: Manager, Projects
University Job Title: Associate Director, HR Program Management
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience managing multiple and/or complex projects and/or implementing a process improvement based on own analysis and design. Significant knowledge of HR functions, processes, and procedures through experience working in an HR function. Certification as a Project Manager.
Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline; five or more years of experience in a related area or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.