Project Manager

Everfi Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 months ago

EVERFI, Inc. is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified over 16 million learners in critical skill areas. Some of America's leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, TPG Growth, and The Rise Fund. The EVERFI Education Network powers thousands of partners in their education initiatives, such as The White House, NFL and MLB, Pharrell Williams, and many more. Our team consists of passionate employees across the US and Canada who thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

EVERFI is seeking an exceptional Project Manager, located in Washington DC. This person is a proactive team player, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. The right candidate will have experience with helping build software applications, process management, and experience interacting with internal stakeholders and managing timeline

Responsibilities:

Lead the production of the next generation of EVERFI's digital learning products, working across Design, Development and Content to facilitate the creation of interactive courses and associated platform features (K-12, Higher Education, and Financial Education). Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and manage detailed project plans to ensure on time delivery of digital learning products to market

  • Gather and define all technical requirements and functional specifications

  • Help deliver and manage product roadmap and associated development phases

  • Work very closely with development, QA, user experience, curriculum, research, outside vendors and other product team members to execute the EVERFI product strategy

  • Ensure cross-functional collaboration and contributions to product builds happen successfully throughout the production phase

  • Prepare for and facilitate daily standups and biweekly sprint planning

  • Manage and plan future sprints (aligning organizational needs with product timelines and deliverable schedules)

  • Manage vendor relationships and associated product development budgets to insure product is delivered on time and on budget

  • Integrate Agile principles into team product development practices and Jira administration

  • Set sprint priorities and enforce sprint / Agile processes with product team, as well as manage and set expectations for mid-sprint requests from vertical leads

  • Create and analyze Jira reports, working to prioritize commitments and delivery expectations mid-sprint

  • Gather team feedback, organize retrospectives, and analyze metrics to identify areas of opportunity

  • Managing post launch debriefs as well as ongoing maintenance requests

Required Skills:

  • Leadership DNA, proven ability to excite and lead a product development team

  • 5+ years Agile experience as a Scrum Master or Project Manager

  • Demonstrated experience in gathering and transforming business requirements into a successful product plan

  • Ability to understand and communicate the needs of both designers and developers

  • Strong organizational skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, including experience in high-level business discussions

  • Bachelor's degree and technical disciplines preferred

  • Proven ability to deliver on commitments

  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical thinking skills

  • Experience with Google Suite, SmartSheet, Slack and Jira preferred

Perks:

  • Competitive base salary & 401 plan with company match, & equity plan

  • Health, dental, & vision coverage

  • Flexible paid time off program

  • Opportunity to work with talented people who also have fun in the workplace

  • Casual work environment and great office location

EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.


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