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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Project Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Project Manager

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M-F, 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

PROJECT MANAGER, MIT Medical, to manage the coordination and performance of operational administrative activities for various large, complex, program-level projects/programs. Will be responsible for key PMO functions related to project status roll-ups and process compliance. Projects and initiatives span all service areas and often require close monitoring and frequent communication. The primary responsibility will be to work directly with MIT Medical leadership and various sub-project leaders to coordinate, drive, and track initiatives/projects that support the department’s strategic objectives by using established project management tools, philosophies, and methodologies. Will implement complex projects from conception, scope definition, schedule management, through to completion; work closely with executive leadership team to assist in managing their projects as an advisor and educator; and be responsible for administrative tasks such as generating presentations and reports, coordinating meetings and events, scheduling travel, managing expenses, etc.

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REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least three years’ administrative, operations, and/or project/program management experience; strong working knowledge of/expertise with project management tools, methodologies, and processes; excellent listening, interpersonal, written communication, organizational, problem-solving, and negotiation skills; diplomacy; desire to coach and develop others in project management techniques; attention to detail; and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), MS Project, and Visio. Seek a flexible, proactive, collaborative team player who can manage conflict resolution at all levels; handle multiple projects/responsibilities simultaneously; respond proactively to requests and ensure they are completed on time, are of high quality, and reflect the stakeholder’s unique needs; and identify inefficiencies and recommend solutions in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment. PREFERRED: healthcare background and experience assisting with or having actual responsibility for budget management. Job #19469-84/5/21