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Responsible for facilitating and coordinating a range of projects in support of a team or organizational unit. May manage a small Tier III project or phase(s) of a larger project. Exercises sound judgment in ambiguous situations and is able to adapt quickly and learn from experience. Works collaboratively with both internal and external stakeholders to facilitate successful rollout of projects and execution of related events. Builds, defines and maintains information, systems and processes to support the work of the assigned team and team members.Project Coordination-Responsible for overall coordination of project activity, ensuring clear roles and responsibilities – ensures tasks and deliverables are being met and follows up on action items-Assists in developing project deliverables and monitoring status (document creation, presentation preparation, logistical support, SharePoint management)-Provides seamless coordination, planning and preparation for multiple work streams and deliverablesCommunication/Collaboration-Actively supports and manages information exchange and communication efforts (within/beyond immediate team)-Communicates effectively with project team and stakeholders, gaining trust-Obtains timely input before making decisionsAdministrative Support-Prepares reports and presentations for a variety of purposes and audiences, summarizing key findings and recommendations with appropriate detail-Tracking, research and administrative support; document management of materials and information
-Bachelors degree plus 2-4 years of relevant experience. May be working towards PM certification.-Information systems and applications relevant to project administration-Proficient knowledge of the information sources and methodologies for researching data, processes, systems, and approaches-Working knowledge of Project and Program Management principles and tools and techniques-Working knowledge of Change Management concepts, including employee needs for support-Must be familiar with project scope and objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team-Understands the business benefits of a projectAs part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.