Project Manager - Executive's Alliance
Founded in 2015, The Moriah Group partners in dismantling the complex social inequities rooted in white supremacy that deeply impact young people of color and their communities. We are passionate about helping (1) philanthropy to increase their knowledge and make focused, equitable investments; (2) youth-serving systems and organizations to refine their practices to cultivate environments in which young people can thrive; and (3) government to advance equitable public policy. For more information, please visit www.themoriahgroup.com.
POSITION: Project Manager
Reporting to the Senior Director of Executives’ Alliance, the Project Manager will assist in the daily management of the initiative. This individual will manage various projects, including in-person and virtual trainings/retreats/workshops, organizational capacity building, technical assistance, coaching, leadership, field building, and research projects. The Project Manager will also work closely with team members and external partner staff to ensure that programmatic goals and targets are met.
The Project Manager will communicate regularly with staff to provide updates and progress, including guiding systems and procedures that will facilitate project implementation. This individual must be entrepreneurial, innovative, resourceful, driven, and flexible. They must thrive in a fast-paced, growing, and collaborative environment. And the Project Manager will help build internal institutional knowledge and systems to ensure present and future programmatic excellence. This individual may also inform the strategic growth of services and products.
A successful candidate will bring a solid foundation of experience in working in the ecosystem that surrounds youth of color—specifically boys and young men of color—which may include experience in one or more of the following systems: education, justice, social services, and/or nonprofit community-based organizations. The Project Manager will deeply understand the importance of racial equity and social justice to ensure that solutions for children and their families benefit everyone in a community.
- Manage projects using project planning and management software
- Track the progress of goals, benchmarks, and communication
- Deliver responsive client engagements that may utilize facilitation, assessment, virtual and in-person trainings, retreats, consulting, and/or coaching
- Oversee all logistics, planning, and development of materials for project engagements
- Manage project budgets and expenditures
- Write and edit reports and memoranda
- Identify and connect lessons learned and findings from projects to increase overall staff knowledge, develop best practices, and inform the ongoing development of new tools, services, and resources that advance racial equity and social justice in communities of color
- Develop systems and practices that ensure consistent, high-quality project management
- Build and maintain strong relationships with team members, as well as current and prospective partners
- Participate in strategic and programmatic planning with staff to identify and implement organizational goals
- Execute other related duties, as assigned
- Associate's degree (PMP certification required) or bachelor's degree (PMP certification preferred)
- At least five years of direct project management experience
- Strong values about, beliefs in, and knowledge of social justice, racial equity, health equity, and gender equity
- Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of The Moriah Group
- Seasoned project manager with experience in independently designing and implementing training, technical assistance, or capacity-building projects
- Flexible and self-motivated with the ability to manage and implement multiple, complex projects simultaneously
- [TH5] Experience as a facilitator, presenter, or trainer
- Expertise [SB6] with project management software, such as Asana®
- Familiarity with email and marketing platforms, such as Constant Contact®
- [TH7] Superior analytic, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
- Proven track record of sound decision-making including the ability to think creatively and independently resolve conflicts and challenges.
- Excellent communication and relationship-building skills with an ability to negotiate and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
The Moriah Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, merit, business needs, and other relevant factors that may become apparent during the application process. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.