1. Oversees the execution and implementation of detailed project plans in concert with stakeholders. 2. Manages several routine projects simultaneously and ensures that the design, testing, training, documentation and prioritization objectives are met. 3. Assists in refining and re-sequencing during the implementation and execution phases of assigned projects, as needed. 4. Works closely with business analysts, technical professionals, end users and project stake holders during the requirements, solutions design and implementation phases to develop detailed project plans for implementation. 5. Works on risk assessment, communication planning, development of performance metrics, and project entry criteria. 6. Creates detailed project plans including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation to ensure successful project completion. 7. Manages client expectations and provides issue/risk identification and escalation pathways. 8. May supervise the implementation team of cross-functional project and technical resources. 9. Designs, develops, and executes communication systems to ensure effective exchange of information between project stakeholders, senior management, and staff. 10. Resolves complex project issues that involve representatives from multiple organizations. 11. Complies with standard policies and procedures. 12. May supervise and train junior project managers. 13. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: MA or Ph.D. in a relevant field. Expert understanding of climate change, environmental policy, sustainability challenges, carbon management, and technical knowledge of climate change and development issues. Experience building a startup company entrepreneurial non-profit, demonstrated ability to reach important milestones. Project management training.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: MA or Ph.D. in a relevant field. Expert understanding of climate change, environmental policy, sustainability challenges, carbon management, and technical knowledge of climate change and development issues. Experience building a startup company entrepreneurial non-profit, demonstrated ability to reach important milestones. Project management training.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally, including work in the field for varying lengths of time. Demonstrated interest in climate change, carbon removal, reduction, and mitigation.
Posting Position Title: Project Manager
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment and comfortable working with new methodologies and creating clarity in ambiguous situations, with the proven ability to meet challenging deadlines. Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to build on existing knowledge to develop new approaches.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Project Manager, Yale Carbon Containment Lab
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated academic excellence and exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate scientific concepts to a non-scientific audience using visualizations of data.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong data analytic skills with a qualitative and quantitative approach to problem solving. Proficient experience in Microsoft Office Suite and highly-organized with a strong attention to detail and the ability to successfully prioritize competing tasks.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proactive, self-directed, and highly collaborative, with a proven ability to work both independently and in teams, using sound judgement in knowing when to seek guidance and advice as needed. Demonstrated experience functioning on a high-performing team with the ability to train, coach, and mentor members of the team.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 64237BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.