Project Manager, Senior
Leading uniquely at the intersection point of technology and social good, Blackbaud provides software, services, expertise, and data intelligence that empowers and connects people to advance the social good movement. We serve the entire social good community, which includes nonprofits, foundation, corporations, education institutions, and the individual change agents who support them. We work with over 40,000 organizations, helping them realize their goals, fund their missions, manage their operations, and develop long-lasting supporter relationships. Our customers are passionate about making the world a better place, and we’re inspired by the opportunity to help them.
Project Manager, Senior
Where else can you work alongside talented people, develop a rewarding career and create impactful tools for some of the world’s most successful and socially responsible nonprofits? For over thirty years, Blackbaud has been a leader in non-profit management solutions. In that time, we’ve been instrumental in the success of over twenty-five thousand organizations, helping them build and manage the supporter relationships that fuel their missions. At Blackbaud we have it all: a growing, fast-paced software business, an environment where you can thrive professionally and the everyday reward of knowing that you’re part of a community that is enabling meaningful change.
As a Blackbaud Professional Services Project Manager, you will be accountable for the project lifecycle which includes initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. Application of business and technical knowledge in the development of project plans and tools to manage the delivery and implementation of the solutions. Development of project plans including strategy definition, project forecast allocation, timelines and milestones, and contingency planning. Collaboration across resources to effectively carry out tasks and deliverables within the project. Management of project status, risk management, staff mentoring and deliverable quality assurance, budget and timeline.
- Bachelor’s degree and at least 3-5 year of experience in project management
- Development of project plans including strategy definition, project forecast allocation, timelines and milestones, and contingency planning.
- Collaboration across resources to effectively carry out tasks and deliverables within the project.
- Management of project status, risk management, staff mentoring and deliverable quality assurance, budget and timeline
- Ability to influence others to gain consensus on a desired outcome
- Thinks through and communicates clearly goals, interests, and positions in negotiation or conflict situations.
- High degree of autonomy and ability to collaborate across multiple internal and external stakeholder organizations
- Willingness to act with empowerment to think innovatively and creatively on ways to provide clients solutions and improve Blackbaud processes
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to influence at all levels of client engagement
- Creative and critical thinker with the ability to manage multiple priorities
- Ability to travel up to 25%
- Experience with direct marketing or fundraising campaigns highly desirable
- Knowledge of Blackbaud products and the non-profit industry are a plus
- PMP certification desired, not required
Why you’ll want to come work here:
- Competitive salary (commission/bonus based on type of role), 4 weeks paid time off, great benefits (medical, dental, vision, FSA), 401K match
- Gift matching, volunteer for vacation program, and endless community involvement opportunities
- Named to Forbes’ Fast Tech 25 and Fortune’s Change the World List; we are growing and offer incredible opportunity for advancement
- Tremendous company culture and office perks like onsite gym, free snacks, café, and cutting-edge new headquarters to be completed in 2018