NHQ:ISD - PMR: People First Volunteer Project Manager - Special Projects

NHQ:ISD - PMR: People First Volunteer Project Manager - Special Projects

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) International Services (ISD) department. This is a remote (volunteer-from-home) position. We are celebrating one year as a combined Service to Armed Forces (SAF) and ISD People First Committee (PFC) and we need your help! The PFC committee support recognition, training/development, staff wellness and diversity/equity/inclusion for team SAF and ISD. Each subcommittee is comprised of paid staff and volunteers who are passionate about our workforce and making ISD and SAF an excellent place to work. The Project Manager will enhance the ability of Red Cross personnel in working collaboratively with one another by supporting the combined Service to the Armed Forces and International Services Departments (SAF/ISD) by serving as a subject matter expert and resource for project management and change management for the People First Committee. This person is responsible for the overall implementation of the People First Committee in conjunction with Senior Leadership Team members who sponsor the sub-committees. The project manager will also liaise with the PMO, working in partnership with project teams, stakeholders, and sponsors to realize successful project planning, execution, implementation, and budget control. We are celebrating one year as a combined SAF and ISF People First Committee and we need your help! The PFC committee support recognition, training/development, staff wellness and diversity/equity/inclusion for team SAF and ISD. Each subcommittee is comprised of paid staff and volunteers who are passionate about our workforce and making ISD and SAF an excellent place to work

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Locations

Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity

Key Responsibilities

  • Support a blended committee of employees and volunteers to deliver and promote human capital activities and resources within the department
  • Leverage subject matter expertise in project management to enhance and complement current and future activities
  • Liaise with the senior leadership team for ISD/SAF
  • Consult the ISD/SAF PMO to maintain situational awareness of the department’s strategy and goals, and to report on the work performed

Qualifications

Required:

  • Project management experience
  • Experience leading a change management initiative [with experience in one or more leading change management frameworks / theories of change (e.g., ADKAR, Kotter, McKinsey 7-S]
  • Tools used: SharePoint, Teams, Office, O365, Power BI, Salesforce

Preferred:

  • Understanding of the American Red Cross mission
  • Project Management Professional certification

Training

  • General AmCross orientation training
  • ISD & SAF specific trainings
  • Briefings with SMEs
  • Materials reviews
  • Gartner human capital & change management briefings

Development Opportunities

Gain leadership, management, on the job experience. Opportunity to work with senior staff on initiatives to enhance overall organizational structure.

Length of Appointment

Minimum 1 year commitment, renewable

Time Commitment

10 hours per week- some business hours required

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