Globalization Partners simplifies global business by enabling companies to hire great talent anywhere in the world, without the complexity of setting up foreign branch offices or subsidiaries. You find the talent, and we put YOUR candidate on OUR fully compliant, in-country payroll. This enables you to expand into almost any country around the globe – quickly and easily.

Our platform enables you to leapfrog over the legal, HR and tax complexities without having to figure out “how” to do business in a foreign country, while getting all the benefits of a global team.

Globalization Partners

International Business, Simplified.

 

About the position:

Here at Globalization Partners, a Project Manager is seen as a key driver in the successful achievement of our ambitious company-wide goals. In taking the helm of some of the most important projects going on within the company, you will turn these high-level goals into discrete projects with clear steps to deliver results. In the process, you will orchestrate the activities of a team from across departments, at all levels, and around the globe to execute on these project plans. This role requires a combination of demonstrated experience in managing applicable cross-functional projects along with the aptitude, attitude, and energy to drive forward progress in an environment with many competing priorities.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Be an active and visible leader of cross-functional (business and technology) projects consisting of multiple workstreams and phases, executed by geographically distributed teams, consisting of internal and external resources
  • Develop detailed project plans that provide clarity on the path to completion and key milestones along the way
  • Track and communicate project progress, status, and health to project stakeholders and company leadership on a regular basis
  • Establish high-performing project teams of matrixed resources (not reporting directly to you) that are able to deliver quality and timely results
  • Provide visibility into project risks and ensure proper mitigation strategies are in place
  • Assist in the development and rollout of standards, processes, and standard operating procedures for project management
  • Make contributions to the PMO function in the form of processes, templates, and tooling
  • Support the expansion of the PMO team through participating in hiring efforts and fostering an internal community of project managers within Globalization Partners
  • Become recognized within Globalization Partners as a strong project manager who makes significant, positive contributions to their projects; as such, become sought after by other leaders to contribute to their projects

 

Skills/Qualifications:

We are creating this company together as a team, so it is incredibly important that we have the best and brightest people all working together towards our common goals. In order to be successful in this role and our company culture, we look for the following attributes:

  • 5+ years of experience in cross-functional project management
  • Well-rounded experience across different business functions (HR, finance, legal, operations) and the technologies that support them (CRM systems, ERP / financial systems, custom software products)
  • Experience managing projects delivered by or integrated with external partners or customers
  • Experience managing projects that deliver both technology and business outcomes
  • Experience and familiarity with both agile and waterfall methodologies strongly desired
  • Experience and familiarity with industry standard project management software products such as Jira, Smartsheet, Microsoft Project
  • Professional project management certification (PMP, Agile Scrum Master) nice to have

Key Competencies:

  • Experience acting as a visible and confident leader of projects, as the person responsible for setting and maintaining the pace of project execution
  • Ability to remain composed and continue leading in the midst of dynamic conditions and aggressive schedules, including experience with conflict management
  • Ability to bring structure and clarity to loosely defined goals and objectives
  • Ability to build, maintain, and manage a detailed project plan while also making it easily consumable by project stakeholders and team members
  • Ability to identify and manage complex interdependencies between tasks and across teams
  • Forward thinker and planner with the ability to spot gaps and blind spots in an approach or plan
  • Strong presentation skills; able to present complex ideas to key stakeholders
  • Clear, concise, and direct communication style; ability to clearly articulate a call to action
  • Experience driving projects with all levels of management, across different departments (business and technical), and with geographically distributed team members
  • Track record of successfully juggling multiple projects and priorities
  • Comfort with delegating tasks to project team members based on their areas of responsibility, while being willing to roll up your sleeves and directly contribute where needed

 

What we offer:

  • Position 100% Full time & Pay-rolled
  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits package additional to Law (food coupons + SGMM + Dental Insurance)
  • Fun and collaborative working environment
  • Continuous growth and Development

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