Vision: We see a world where each individual understands their God-given mission in life and is doing their best to fulfill it; a world where Catholic leaders are influential voices in society; a world where Jesus' example of loving, servant leadership is modeled in every family, workplace, parish, and community.
Purpose: Catholic Leadership Institute (CLI) provides bishops, priests, deacons, religious, and lay persons in the Roman Catholic Church with world-class, pastoral leadership formation and consulting services that strengthen their confidence and competence in ministry, enabling them to articulate a vision for their local church, to call forth the gifts of those they lead, and to create more vibrant faith communities rooted in Jesus Christ.
Summary: The Project Manager supports a portfolio of projects across the organization to ensure timely and accurate delivery of internal and external projects, services, and grants, using appropriate project management and methodologies. The management of agreements from fulfillment to close will involve maintaining a project schedule, budget tracking, risk management, tracking any change orders, and ensuring quality communication across the project team. The Project Manager will work with the Director of Project Management to assess the health of assigned projects and report regular status updates to key stakeholders. The two roles will also work to ensure that any key communications, decision points, or issues are relayed to the appropriate parties within the organization.
The Project Manager is actively engaged with the Catholic Leadership Institute client delivery teams and internal support staff. S/he proactively communicates and meets regularly with project consultants and client services to ensure the health of assigned portfolios. Tracking contracted deliverables to actual implementation and impact measurement to implement learnings in new contracts is critical. Occasional travel in support of client deliveries required.
Knowledge and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree required
3 plus years of project management experience required
2 plus years of client management experience preferred
A practicing Catholic with a deep love for the Catholic Church and strong understanding of Catholic culture, structures, parish life, ministries, and role
Client-facing problem-solving abilities; with experience in leading teams to successful outcomes is key
Demonstrated ability of project management skills including estimating, scope management, budget management, time management, risk management, change management, issue/conflict resolution, communication management, quality management, testing plans, and training plans
Ability to manage multiple projects while paying strict attention to detail
Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills (verbal and written)
Self-starter committed to customer satisfaction/project delivery and able to respond to rapid change within the organization
Comfortable with changing and adapting to respond to clients and organizational change
Ability to provide input and collaborate organizationally for continuous improvement
Must be a team player and be self-motivated
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite required
Previous experience with Enterprise Resource Planning programs is a plus
Experience with Salesforce and/or Enterprise Resource Planning, project management tools, and other technology preferred
KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
CLIENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Set up of project plans and allocation of resources across projected project timeline
Coordinate internal communication status meetings with key stakeholders to ensure all client engagements stay on track.
Manage project budget, project schedule, and deliverables including proactive communication in order to facilitate timely completion of engagements, a unified internal experience, and an excellent client experience.
Ensure timely and accurate delivery for all accounts.
Work with the DPM to secure the appropriate internal and external, as necessary, resources to successfully execute a contract.
Escalate change requests, as they arise, ensuring appropriate assessment of impacts to scope, budget, and resources.
Elevate and escalate issues and risks that arise during project execution, managing communication among the project team to ensure a collaborative approach.
Ensure appropriate closing activities are completed at the conclusion of an engagement to include assessing customer satisfaction and internal lessons learned.
INTERNAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Manage complex internal projects that align with business priorities across all departments, including grant tracking and management.
Ensure appropriate project management methodologies are applied, depending on the scope and type of project.
Provide appropriate scope, budget, resource, and capacity management.
Ensure strong communication with appropriate stakeholders, including elevation of risks and issues that impact the budget, schedule, scope, or resources.
Oversee the documentation of internal processes for projects, ensuring strong continuity for each subsequent execution of like projects
Ensure that internal staff across the organization is trained and has the necessary visibility for successful execution of project
Ensure that project status and key metrics are reported to the Director or Project Management and any other key stakeholders.
Collaborate with other departments to help obtain key metrics
Regularly reporting to philanthropy of key project milestones and metrics.
CRITICAL SUCCESS CRITERIA
Self-Assurance and Humility: Has deep trust in the Lord and in one's ability to meet most challenges. Inspires self and others to fulfill commitments and achieve a positive outcome. Does not seek personal recognition but is committed to the success and growth of others. Makes it about the other person rather than about self. Invites others to more fully participate and open up. Understands that "I have to do it myself and I can't do it alone." Values excellence and is committed to lifelong growth in holiness, confidence, and competence.
Comfortable with Ambiguity: Has ability to 'go and figure it out' when all necessary information is not available. Is willing to make quick decisions even without all the facts. Handles deviations from routine without assistance; readily accepts changes in procedures, assignments and priorities. Takes change in stride; adapts, improves and overcomes obstacles and challenges. Can balance competing priorities in assignments. Doesn't dwell on the negative or downside of things or decisions.
Resilient Drive: Has the ability and energy to do what it takes to be faithful to God's call and to one's unique role in service to the CLI Vision and Mission. Is motivated to achieve his/her goals and to support the goals of the organization, knowing that that will require effort, flexibility and skill. Anticipates problems and obstacles and brings resourcefulness and a "can-do-spirit" to both short and long-term goals and tasks. Finds satisfaction in the living out of one's purpose and values and in the effort it takes to achieve one's key responsibilities and SMART Goals. Is committed to the development and training that it will take along the way.
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Malvern, PA 19355