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Project Manager

Company: Emergent Method
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Emergent Method is seeking a qualified project manager to oversee the tracking, execution, and implementation of several projects while also supporting daily operational activity, working closely with the client's project managers. This is a full-time, position that requires remote and onsite work in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Working closely with key stakeholders to understand client needs and the impacts of the project
  • Maintaining and organizing project records and documentation, ensuring materials are consistent and streamlined where appropriate
  • Planning and managing multiple complex projects and daily activities by applying project management tools and techniques such as scope, risk, communication, and change management
  • Communicating to the management team on the progress of the team toward meeting the defined goals and objectives through frequent status updates
  • Collaborating with and advising key stakeholders on status updates, project activities, and potential or anticipated roadblocks
  • Managing project team members to ensure the team stays on track, working efficiently to meet project goals and deadlines
  • Utilizing strong communication skills to present and communicate data, trends, insights, and recommendations
  • Using metrics and tools to understand team performance and efficiency, and then taking actions to improve the team's efficiency
  • Providing timely and quality work products to the client
  • Serving as a trusted client resource and upholding the firm's and clients' reputations by remaining client-focused and committed to delivering above and beyond expectations
  • Assess current processes to define recommendations for efficiency as well as process gaps
  • Build-out new processes and procedures to support project start-up, assessment, execution, and tracking and reporting

    Qualifications

    Requirements for this position include the following:
    • Bachelor's degree in business or information technology required (master's degree preferred but not required)
    • At least 1-3 years of relevant experience in project management or working in a project management office
    • Understanding of agile methodologies (Certifications preferred)
    • Understanding and previous project management experience on information technology projects
    • Ability to both conceptualize and execute on a variety of projects
    • Ability to be a true problem solver with a willingness to "roll up your sleeves" and complete tasks and projects with minimal oversight
    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and commitment to deadlines with ability to manage projects, deadlines, and deliverables
    • Ability to work with team members to develop plans and activities
    • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

      WHY Emergent method

      At Emergent Method, we have a culture you won't find anywhere else. We offer a flexible and fun environment where each team member has the opportunity to create their own success by challenging themselves, learning new skills and contributing towards exciting projects that make an impact on the communities we serve. We trust our teammates, believe in their talents and celebrate their successes. We're just as serious about developing our excellent team and fostering a supportive, encouraging environment as we are about doing quality work for our clients. Our team shares a vision of being singular, unequaled, and extraordinary, and while being a part of the Method often means going outside of your comfort zone, leaning into discomfort, thinking outside of the box, and being part of a collaborative and dynamic team will lead to unparalleled personal and professional growth. You'll catch us hanging out on the weekends, having monthly happy hours, throwing pretty great office parties and events (both virtual and in person), and planning a variety of after-work get-togethers because we actually enjoy being around each other.

      When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in spring 2020, our team responded overnight to the changing working environment. Now, you'll find our team on Zoom calls, chatting on Slack, and staying as connected as ever, no matter where we are. We are committed to investing in our employees the same way that they have invested in us, and we trust our employees to get their job done, whether they are in the office or working from home.

      In addition to the emphasis we place on culture, we offer the following benefits to our team:
      • Competitive salary and bonuses
      • Monthly technology and wellness stipends
      • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
      • Flexible work hours and working environments, including unlimited time off
      • Top-of-the-line tools and technology equipment
      • In-office snacks and drinks, and frequent care packages and gift cards to spoil our employees
      • Financial support and time off for training, conferences, certifications, and other opportunities for professional growth and development

        Background

        Emergent Method is a Louisiana-based management consulting firm focused on helping companies and organizations innovate, grow, improve their performance, and achieve their missions.

        We do this by bringing people and ideas together to understand opportunities, let ideas emerge, and create multi-faceted solutions with results greater than the sum of their parts. We come from diverse backgrounds that lend to expertise in solving complex problems, implementing impactful change, helping our clients navigate shifting landscapes, and seizing opportunities - including those they had not seen before. From strategic planning and organizational design to project management and strategic communication, we are dedicated to helping our clients adapt, innovate, and grow - pushing systems, agencies, and industries to new heights, while developing strategic, systemic solutions and processes to support those goals.

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Keywords: Emergent Method, Baton Rouge , Project Manager, Executive , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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