• Project Manager

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia | US-Nationwide
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/13/2018 11:49 AM)
    ID
    2018-1394
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Projecct Manager
  • Overview

    Focal Point Data Risk is a new type of risk management firm, one that delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything, they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.

     

    The Project Manager is responsible for the development and maintenance project lifecycle for Academy’s curriculum.  He/she must monitor and report on all current course projects as well as manage and track they deliverables.  He/she creates and manages courseware development lifecycles, working with course developers and SME’s to ensure course content is relevant, and that it is consistently presented in a modern, professional format.

    Responsibilities

    • Manages various projects and coordinates the appropriate resources
    • Works within a rapidly-growing training team to create scalable and repeatable solutions
    • Enforces change control mechanisms to ensure smooth rollout of new/updated curriculum
    • Act as the primary liaison between key stakeholders and the project team to confirm lead time & availability for successful project completion
    • Moderates project status meetings with the project team to keep projects on schedule and within scope
    • Identifies and manages tasks, risks, and project milestones to drive timely start and completion of projects
    • Collaborates with team members to ensure timely responses and proactive resolution to issues
    • Sets up all project schedules and requirements using the corporate CRM and project management software
    • Gather and assesses project data necessary to meet project reporting and evaluation requirements
    • Reviews and updates SME’s project schedules
    • Ensure project deadlines and deliverable expectations are well communicated
    • Obtain ongoing project status from team members to ensure goals are met within constraints (time, budget, etc.)
    • Analyze project procedures to determine where efficiencies and enhancements may be implemented

    Qualifications

    Experience:

    • Experience as a program coordinator
    • Experience with project planning, development, monitoring and reporting
    • Experience developing management reports
    • Experience working across organizational boundaries and with diverse stakeholders

    Technical Requirements:

    • Expertise in MS Office Professional product suite
    • PMP Certification is Preferred
    • Expertise in Implementing Change Control/Change Management

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Professional/Technical Writing, Marketing, Communications, Business Administration or equivalent experience.

     

    Travel Required: Less than 25%

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 

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