Project Manager

Berlitz Princeton , NJ 08544

Posted 3 months ago

Berlitz - Project Manager

Princeton Headquarters / Remote within the US

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • developing and maintaining project work plans and schedules using project management software
  • creating and tracking budgets; tracking and processing invoices from various contractors
  • setting up and maintaining file sharing and saving procedures
  • managing the contract creation and signing process
  • regularly communicating project status and key risks to project sponsors and stakeholders
  • mitigating and finding solutions for active risks
  • maintaining and updating all online forms and templates, creating new forms as needed
  • managing and responding to requests for customized materials, managing the creation process for these materials
  • developing and maintaining estimates
  • writing program overviews for the catalog and sending individually by request to the field
  • finding, hiring, testing, managing, and training freelance staff for immediate employment, including course writers, editors, copyeditors, designers, translators, subject matter experts, etc.
  • creating presentations from scratch as well as keeping up to date and presenting them

DIMENSIONS /WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Report to Sr Project Manager, Global Learning Products

  • Manage Project Coordinator; internal contributors and various freelancers

  • Direct interaction with all members of GLP team, stakeholders from various Berlitz departments

  • Interaction with partners and vendors

Job Qualifications


Qualifications, Education and/or Experience

Requirements:
  • B.A. or B.Sc. required

  • Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

  • Native (or near-native) proficiency in English and a second language preferred

  • 1-3 years of project management experience

  • 1-3 years of publishing experience required, preferably in educational and/or language publishing

  • Ability to be pro-active with a sense of urgency

  • Be a self-starter, a self-learner, a highly motivated person able to work in a fast paced environment that is continually changing

  • High level of organizational and time-management skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to participate actively with others on cross-functional teams and across different geographies

  • Global cultural orientation

  • Proficiency using standard software such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Acrobat DC, Google Drive

  • Proficiency using Project management software

  • Proficiency using WebConferencing platforms required

  • Familiarity with Content Management Systems

  • This can be a remote position for the right candidate, only within the US

Berlitz is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action 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.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations@berlitz.com or you may call us at 1+609-759-5574.


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