Assistant Vice President of Project Management with BRC
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Post Date: Oct 16, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - New York
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Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Monday - Friday; 9:00am - 5:30pm (on call as needed)

The BRC Assistant Vice President for Project Management oversees project management for significant projects across BRC's service delivery system, which spans nearly 30 programs and more than 20 service locations. This position is essential for BRC to efficiently deliver services, continuously improve the quality of services, and continue to expand and grow over time. The Senior Director for Project Management achieves these goals by working in collaboration with senior program management staff to provide guidance for other staff on project management techniques and best practices. This position assists staff to ensure that they design and manage projects effectively, including holding staff accountable for completing all projects according to the parameters of the project plan in a timely and complete manner. An essential aspect of this position is designing and managing effective interdisciplinary teams and working collaboratively between departments. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is a member of the senior program management team, including incident review and other related internal committees.

Track and monitor progress on all current and new projects agency-wide
Summarize and report out progress of projects to stakeholders during project and upon project completion
Review and approve project scope and team design for new projects
Guide staff to manage any changes and address any issues that may arise during project
Ensure detailed documentation of project information and decision-making
Develop best practices, trainings, and tools to coach staff on project management and team management methods
Conduct analyses of past projects to evaluate lessons learned and continue to improve quality of project management best practices and tools
Other duties as assigned

Creating comprehensive plans and systems for project scope and design, task allocation, and communication
Designing and leading effective teams
Creating project timeline with milestones, dependencies, and deliverables
Creating and managing complex charts, such as GANTT and Smart Charts
Creating detailed implementation plans
Creating and implementing risk management plans
Developing and facilitating trainings for staff
Ability to manage and adapt to unexpected changes or issues
Detail-oriented organization and documentation skills
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Concise and clear writing skills
Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel

Minimum 5 years experience in project management
Minimum 5 years experience in social service field
Minimum 2 years experience directly supervising staff
Masters Degree required; MPA, MSW, MBA or related
Prior history of outstanding results in core job functions may be substituted for other requirements

BRC is among the most comprehensive, effective, and fastest growing agencies in NYC serving homeless New Yorkers. With a $91 million budget and over 1000 employees, BRC has 29 programs throughout the New York City area that work together to form a seamless continuum of caring and effective services to meet all of a client's needs.

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