Job Title: Director of Project Management Office

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Use the subject line "Director of Project Management Office - 2019”

About Community Data Platforms

Community Data Platforms believes communities get smarter and stronger by using evidence-based decision-making. CDP supports this mission by building data platforms in communities across the country to help leaders and decision-makers answer their Pressing Questions.  

With a five-year goal of serving 100 communities, CDP believes it can support data-driven decision-making among governments, business, and nonprofits, leading to better outcomes among a range of critical community organizations.  Communities have pressing questions and CDP’s team and approach develops actionable insights and communicates them clearly by using advanced visualizations.  We believe a community data platform is an essential community service.

Working with Community Data Platforms

We’re looking for highly intelligent, motivated people to join a rapidly growing start-up serving communities across the country. Benefits include:

  • A culture of intellectual humility and a passion for understanding the world around us (we don’t care who’s right – we care what’s right!)

  • Working with driven and intellectually curious people who are experts in their fields

  • A close-knit team that is devoted to a common mission

  • The opportunity to be involved at the early stages of a start-up with enormous potential  

  • Being at the forefront of the big data wave and its application to community-based decision-making

  • Remote work – you set your own hours and complete your work on your own time – no micromanaging!

Job Description:

Our teams believe that with teamwork together we achieve more, we achieve this through collaboration.  We believe in respect, that you earn it and give it, by open communication and collaboration.  The Director of Project Management Office (PMO) is key in maintaining this culture. 

 The purpose of this position is to lead the operations of the PMO, by introducing and developing project management standards, including tools and techniques; developing processes; and providing administrative and project management support to include training, mentoring, and coaching of Project Managers.  In collaboration with senior staff PMO provides leadership, strategic direction, and management for the PMO programs and related activities. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for planning, executing, tracking and managing cost, schedule, and scope for all projects in the portfolio. 

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to simultaneously control numerous projects. 

  • Establishes industry standard processes and techniques for scoping/requirements gathering and project management, including best practices in change management. 

  • Evaluates the PMO department structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency of the department. 

  • Capacity to anticipate, comprehend and manage project dependencies across other initiatives in the organization.  

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate easily and effectively with technical and non-technical audiences. 

  • Use strong diplomatic skills in conjunction with communication abilities. 

  • Leads, trains, mentors, and coaches project managers within the PMO. 

  • Must be collaborative in nature, utilizing exceptional listening and facilitation skills to build effective teams, drive effective outcomes and develop innovative solutions that meet the needs of multiple stakeholders.  

  • Responsible for a mix of direct and matrix reports.  

  • Experience in vendor/consultant management preferred.  

  • Other duties as assigned. 

A bachelor's degree is required.  Previous experience in a similar position can be helpful especially in the world of data.  Must work effectively on their own, as well as in a team setting with others.  Position can be full or part-time.  Huge growth potential for correct candidate.  Competitive salary.  

Please apply to:
Use the subject line "Director of Project Management Office - 2019”