We are looking for a passionate and highly collaborative Senior Project Manager who will be responsible for the successful delivery of programs and projects through a disciplined project management process in close collaboration with business partners, team members and various IT functions. This individual will assume end-to-end accountability for single or multiple concurrent projects and large programs consisting of multiple projects. The PM will coordinate the work of projects, create, and maintain interlocking schedules for projects of a program, track interdependencies, maintain and present status track, and address risks/issues at the program level, among other duties.
This is a place where you can bring your faith and work experience to join in the most important mission in the world: making disciples of Jesus Christ. Whether you’re a creator or storyteller, data guru or problem-solver, or anywhere in between, if you’re passionate about serving the church, we have a place for you. Lifeway has a strong Work from Anywhere (WFA) culture that is deeply focused on our mission and values. While headquartered in Nashville, TN, many of our positions are remote-eligible and have autonomy and flexibility with work hours. We provide equipment and resources to ensure team members have access to a productive and ergonomic workspace. Lifeway hosts all-team meetings several times per year and provides travel for key team gatherings for remote-based team members. Full-time employees are eligible for enrollment in our comprehensive benefits plans including healthcare, vacation and sick time, holiday pay, care days, 401(k) plan, maternity and paternity leave, adoption assistance, mission trip time, and more.
This role is remote in the U.S with occasional travel to Nashville for in-person team gatherings.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience
5+ years project management experience in a professional environment supporting multi-function project team’s product owners, software engineers
Hands on experience managing various software development implementation methodologies (Agile, Waterfall)
Creative problem solving, organization, attention to detail, flexibility and adaptability is crucial to the success of this role.
Intermediate proficiency with PPM tools such as Planview, MS Project, or Portfolio for Jira.
Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration, and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to flex communication style with technical and non-technical users
Comfortable exercising judgment and using analytical skills in ambiguous situations
Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience.
Organizational, prioritization and time management skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Strong collaborative skills with an ability to effectively communicate with both technical teams and non-technical business users/leaders
Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a changing environment; proactive in seeking out information when necessary
Passion for and a desire to delight the customer
Creative problem solving, organization, attention to detail, flexibility and adaptability are crucial to the success of this role.
Experience monitoring and managing vendor performance
PMP or PgMP certification or similar certification preferred