Job type full-time
Full job description
Impact the moment do you enjoy testing the limits of possibility? at mcgraw hill, our project managers drive progress and help build the future of learningIf you have the passion to thrive in an innovative and agile environment, we want to learn more about you.
We are looking for a collaborative project manager for our k-12 division who has a track record of successfully leading product development projects and process improvementsYou will serve as the operational leader for project teams, with a goal of fostering successful outcomes for educators and studentsIn this role, you will guide teams through project planning phases and processes in the creation of educational services and products focused on the prek-12 ela and intervention marketsThis position will also flex to support other disciplines and initiatives.
As a project manager you will build meaningful stakeholder relationships and guide project teams as they create robust digital tools and learning solutions that are used by millions of educators and students every dayThis position is located in columbus, oh or remote will be consideredAll candidates must reside in the continental united statesWhat you will be doing:
Collaborating with product managers to document scope, goals, and objectives that align to market expectations and needs.
Establishing comprehensive product delivery plans, which includes business case development, project and product scope, integrated schedules with dependencies mapped, budget management, forecasting, and quality management plans.
Proactive planning of high-impact risks, problem-solving when issues arise, conflict resolution, and implementing change management processes in collaboration with stakeholders.
Creating work breakdown structures as needed, mapping dependencies, gathering time estimates, and estimating resources as needed to develop a realistic plan for successful project execution.
Communicating at all levels of the organization with transparency, data, and factsResponsible for reporting status on assigned projects, project financial reporting, and resource allocation reporting.
Collaborating with key project stakeholders to build an effective, high-performing project team.
Mentoring your peers and serving as a thought leader on the project management profession.
We’re looking for someone with…
2+ years of project management experience desired with previous experience managing and leading concurrent projects within a matrixed, remote environment.
A strong commitment to operational excellence, passion for collaboration, and the ability to navigate stakeholder relationships objectively.
A bachelor’s degree required.
Previous experience working with education clients or in the educational technology industry is preferred.
Pmi (pmp, pmi-acp) desired with experience in business analytics, key performance indicators (kpi), and process mapping.
As an education innovation company, we`re proud to play our part by inspiring learners around the worldIf you bring your curiosity, we`ll help you grow in a collaborative environment where everyone shares a passion for success.
Are you ready for a new challenge? apply for a career at mcgraw hill and together, we`ll impact the world.