Vice President of Project Management

Location: Remote

Position Overview:

About the job

The Vice President of Project Management oversees Six Red Marbles global project portfolio and the outstanding Project Management organization. Reporting directly to the CEO, this pivotal leadership role will drive on-time and profitable delivery of projects, while ensuring that Six Red Marbles customers have a world-class customer experience.

Oversee the global SRM project portfolio

  • Drive project excellence while ensuring on-time delivery and an exceptional customer experience
  • Define SRM’s project management methodology(ies)
  • Proactively identify and elevate existential risks and big opportunities
  • Oversee the change order process to ensure alignment between project realities and financial systems

Drive project health

  • Partner with internal leadership to ensure the long-term success of projects
  • Support the team and provide high-level oversight and direction for their assigned portfolio of projects
  • Ensure project profitability through influence and direct intervention
  • Streamline the contractor process, including placement and cost
  • Serve as the ultimate escalation point for project challenges

Build and scale a world-class project management team

  • Oversee the structure and execution of the billing and revenue recognition processes
  • Set the software and tools strategy, and oversee implementation of the toolset
  • Serve as a partner in the pre-sales process, providing scope and efficiency consulting to ensure positive project outcomes within the required budget
  • Mentor and support direct reports

Other

  • Promote SRM’s corporate culture values
  • Foster a strong team culture and employee engagement
  • Co-present to the Board of Directors

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience building a project management team in a high-growth professional services or consulting organization
  • A willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Knowledge of the education or publishing industries preferred
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and highly analytical
  • Must thrive in a small-company environment: able to pivot and adapt quickly to meet changing project goals or shifting priorities
  • People-centric with a demonstrated excellence in mentoring, team building, and performance management
  • Strong business acumen with specific attention to project financials, metrics, and KPIs.
  • Excellent customer-facing skills/strong interpersonal and communications skills

Why Six Red Marbles:

Do you believe learning matters? Well, we do, too.

In fact, our entire business is built around the idea that we are all always learning and therefore always students. We believe everyone deserves the most engaging and innovative learning experiences available, and our employees are the secret to our success. Our values include:

· Doing right by our people and partners

· Taking an innovative, tech-forward approach to engage students of all ages

· Putting the learner first in the content we create

· Being transparent in all we do and how we do it

· Working together to find the best solution, not the easiest solution

· Embracing that we are Always a Student

About Six Red Marbles:

Six Red Marbles delivers high-quality educational programs at scale and has decades of experience developing custom materials and assessments that can align with any educational standard. We have developed thousands of interactive learning programs for schools, publishers, universities, and more with the support of our global network of subject matter experts.

Apply for this Position:

Six Red Marbles is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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