Project Manager / Sr. Project Manager

Firm: CivicMakers
San Francisco Bay Area

Payment: Paid
Start Date: Oct 4, 2021
Category: Community Development
Contact: Victor Tran

Posted: Jul 6, 2021

CivicMakers is hiring a full-time Project Manager / Sr. Project Manager.

-- Our Firm --
CivicMakers is a civic innovation and engagement consulting firm that specializes in applying human-centered design principles to co-create more effective and inclusive programs, services, spaces and policies in the public sector. Since 2015 we have worked with a range of diverse communities, public agencies, municipalities and nonprofit organizations across California and beyond.

Our primary services include community engagement, strategic planning, service design, program evaluation, and training.

Our team is a small group of bright, curious, cross-disciplinary, super fun humans. We hold firm to the values of inclusion and equity, empathic listening, learning by doing, collaboration, and transparency.

-- About the Position --
The project manager will directly manage multiple client projects in the areas of strategic planning, community engagement and evaluation / service design. You will also contribute to business development activities in pursuit of new projects. In addition, you will be responsible for leading or contributing to several internal strategic projects focused on furthering our work at the leading edge of civic innovation.

-- Requirements --
• At least 3 years prior experience managing large projects and/or 5 years prior experience in a consultant role
• Experience managing project budgets, including time and hard costs, and comparing projected to actual costs
• High attention to detail and excellent prioritization skills
• Able to clearly articulate desired outcomes and map out sequence of milestones and deliverables to get there
• Desire to be proactive and deliver value for our clients
• Innate drive to leave things better than you found them
• An active listener with excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent computer skills, including the ability to take quick and thorough notes
• Proficiency with Google Workspace (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, etc.)
• Enthusiasm for reimagining public service delivery!

• Prior work experience as a public sector employee
• Prior experience conducting community engagement in the public sector
• Experience with project management and task management software
• Moderate to advanced spreadsheet skills, including formulas
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
• MBA or MPA in a relevant field, such as Urban Planning, Community Development, Public Administration, Design Research, etc.
• Familiarity with human-centered design
• Experience with managing data in a CRM
• Proficiency in Spanish or Mandarin/Cantonese, with either the capacity to vet translated collateral, conduct outreach, and/or facilitate focus groups.

In Addition
• You are passionate about civic innovation (or would like to learn more about our field)!
• You learn quickly and like to wear multiple hats
• You are self-motivated and skilled at prioritization and time management
• You are located in the Bay Area and able to travel to San Francisco

-- Logistics & Benefits --
• This is a full-time exempt position at 40 hours per week, with a salary range of $70,000-$85,000 based on experience.
• Remote position to start. However, you will eventually work out of our San Francisco office (at least part time) and need to be available to travel to client locations throughout the Bay Area and beyond.
• Benefits include: 401k (with CivicMakers contributing 3% of your salary), annual bonus (contingent on performance and profit), unlimited vacation and sick leave, health and dental insurance, and professional development stipend and support, etc.

Apply by July 16!

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