|Manager of Special Projects|
Company: Volunteers of America-Greater New York, Inc.
Location: New York, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/19/2020
Expire Date: 12/19/2020
Job Categories: Other
Manager of Special Projects|
The Manager of Special Projects play a critical role by providing exceptional project management support to the President/CEO to ensure that the President’s projects are moved from conceptualization to completion. The Manager of Special Projects will manage key projects and deliverables to support the President/CEO and propel these initiatives across the organization to successful completion. S/he will coordinate all phases of project management including planning, executing, monitoring and closing. The Manager of Special Projects will work closely with the President on communications and correspondence and will serve as a liaison on key initiatives with strategic partners both within and outside of the organization. This is an administrative role that operates closely with and at the direction of the President/CEO with a range of staff responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree with 3 years experience as a member of an executive management or project management team, or satisfactory combination of education and experience. He or she will have experience working with senior executives, and will have excellent computer, organizational, and administrative skills. Excellence in the areas of initiative, leadership and sound judgement. The ideal candidate will have strong project management and organizational skills, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Excellent time management, and the ability to work appropriately with confidential and/or sensitive information. Other knowledge, skills and abilities include:
• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills as well as the ability
to work well within a setting that includes a wide array of policies, processes, diverse individuals, and groups. Excellent customer service and must be extremely detailed-oriented.
• Superior writing and proofreading skills. Ability to synthesize writing from various writers into one writing with one voice.
• Ability to work effectively independently, while successfully managing multiple projects and balance multiple priorities while maintaining a positive outlook and to work effectively in a team environment.
Company Name: Volunteers of America-Greater New York, Inc.