Senior Project Management Professional (PMP) – International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF)
Business Network for Offshore Wind
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Telecommuting is allowed.
The primary role of the Senior Project Manager (PM) will be to lead all coordination and planning efforts regarding the IPF. The PM will report directly to the Vice President of Event Planning for the International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF). In executing the responsibilities of the position, the PM will create a sustainable infrastructure for communication and verification for staff and conference vendors. The PM will oversee the organization, scheduling, cost, and execution of all IPF planning and reporting. The PM will interface with internal and external stakeholders individually and in groups as necessary to complete relevant tasks. The PM will perform on-going analysis of the project throughout its lifecycle, communicate variance, and adapt scope to ensure project teams and vendors meet key milestones. Project performance will be reported to executive stakeholders on a regular cadence.
POSITION FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Attention to detail, critical thinking, and concise communication is critical to the success of this role
Manage external and internal IPF project teams to ensure maximum performance, providing purpose, direction, and motivation
Lead projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and project implementation plans, including risk mitigation
Coordinates internal and external resources, ensuring projects remain within scope, schedule, and defined budgets, in collaboration with project staff from various functional departments
Analyzes project progress and, when necessary, adapt scope, timelines, and costs to ensure that project team adheres to project requirements
Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate internal and external team members, providing day-to-day contact on project status and changes
Daily and Monthly Responsibilities
Implements the IPF Strategic Management Plan (VIP outreach, speakers and program content, marketing-digital and print, outreach, event planning including conference and all side events, graphic design, international delegations, sales, surveys and follow up) and holds internal and external staff accountable for meeting deadlines, responsible for execution of multiple teams and tasks
Utilizes Asana for project tracking and team transparency as well as accountability
Establish and maintain processes to manage the entire IPF project scope over the project lifecycle, including maintaining brand standards and established project quality and performance standards,
Structure and manage integrated, multi-track project performance databases for multiple digital, print, social, ensuring messaging is up to date and integrated across all platforms
Develop and maintain partnerships with outside resources—including third-party vendors
Monitor and assign resources appropriately to streamline project efficiency and maximize deliverable outputs
Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels as needed— escalating issues as necessary based on project work plans
BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION:
The salary range for this position is commensurable with experience. For full-time, benefit eligible employees, the Network offers an excellent range of benefits including:
Dental and Vision Benefits
Employee Life Insurance
Employee Short & Long Term Disability
Generous paid leave
Work is in an office environment
BNOW provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Business Network for Offshore Wind complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we employ staff. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
The Business Network for Offshore Wind (the Network) is leading the way toward building an offshore wind industry in the United States. Bringing together top developers, global experts, and member businesses, the Network has become the leading convener and thought leader for the offshore wind (OSW) community. The Network’s events, programs, products, and services have become the critical industry resources needed to inspire, inform, and influence business decision-making and unprecedented networking and relationship/partnership opportunities across the OSW community. The Network has launched three industry trainings: OSW 101, OSW Ready and Foundation 2 Blade.