Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Any

Employment Type: Contract

Duration: 40 hours per week; 6 months

 

Description

The Project Manager will work within the Security and Legal teams and will be responsible for organizing and reporting on tasking efforts related to Security, Data Protection, Compliance, and Privacy for data derived of Wikimedia Projects.

The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We also welcome remote and international applicants across all timezones.

Responsibilities:

  • Play an integral part in project briefing, planning, scheduling, and resourcing for Security, Data Protection, Compliance and Privacy efforts
  • Ensure program work quality and delivery upon agreed timelines
  • Identifying problem areas in the project, reporting issues and making recommendations to the Program Manager  
  • Coordinate meetings, staff, briefings and activities across the Foundation and the community
  • Fielding initial questions in relation to compliance activities
  • Evaluate current project management efforts and enact changes to improve processes

 

 

Requirements:

  • Hands on experience leading multiple complex projects from planning stages to completion
  • Prior work experience with Agile values and principles
  • Methodical detailed approach to work
  • The ability to work across multiple remote teams and manage tasks/scheduling across multiple time zones
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to identify how one issue can have an impact on another, and put in place the required interventions through support or from our own knowledge base
  • Ability to manage significant risks and issues
  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in work experience in a related field

Pluses:

  • Regulatory project experience
  • Fluency in multiple languages
  • PMP certification

The Wikimedia Foundation is... 

...the nonprofit organization that hosts and operates Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects. Our vision is a world in which every single human can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. We believe that everyone has the potential to contribute something to our shared knowledge, and that everyone should be able to access that knowledge, free of interference. We host the Wikimedia projects, build software experiences for reading, contributing, and sharing Wikimedia content, support the volunteer communities and partners who make Wikimedia possible, and advocate for policies that enable Wikimedia and free knowledge to thrive. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that relies on donations. We receive financial support from millions of individuals around the world, with an average donation of about $15. We also receive donations through institutional grants and gifts. The Wikimedia Foundation is a United States 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with offices in San Francisco, California, USA.

The Wikimedia Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply

More information

Wikimedia Foundation website

Wikimedia Foundation blog

Annual Report - 2017

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