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Requisition Number 19-0520
Post Date 10/1/2019
Title Project Manager
Organization Name Macmillan Learning
City Austin
State TX
Description Macmillan Learning is a part of the family-owned Holtzbrinck group of companies and is one of the leading educational technology companies. Through deep partnership with the world's best researchers, educators, administrators, and developers, we facilitate teaching and learning opportunities that spark student engagement and improve outcomes. We provide educators with tailored solutions designed to inspire student curiosity and measure progress. Macmillan Learning is comprised of renowned brands including Bedford/St. Martins, W.H. Freeman, Worth Publishers, Sapling Learning, SkyFactor, Intellus Learning, Late Nite Labs, and Hayden-McNeil. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences -- race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective-- in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will become an employee of Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC (“BFW”), d/b/a Macmillan Learning. Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC has developed an affirmative action program in compliance with the NY Department of Education’s guidance. Portions of the affirmative action program are available for review by applicants and employees by contacting Human Resources.
Requirements Are you a Project Management Professional who thrives on making order out of chaos only to turn around and find more chaos around the next corner? If so then this may be the perfect job for you! We’re looking for a dynamic and tenacious project manager to initiate, analyze, plan, manage, and budget projects with our Customer Experience team.

This individual will be responsible for ensuring projects follow standard Project Management Lifecycle (PMLC) methodologies guided by industry leading practices and as defined by Macmillan Publishers. The Project Manager is responsible for managing projects within budget and resource constraints, and ensuring that projects meet requirements, deadlines, and business requirements. This role requires significant interaction with management and leadership within the Customer Experience department and with other stakeholders outside of the department as needed, with a focus on successful deliverables for the business.

Required skills and experience:
• Strong communication skills, verbally, in writing, and presentation
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong organization and time management skills
• Strong interpersonal skills and a positive, professional attitude
• Demonstrated proficiency in technology
• Self-motivated
• Experience with BI tools
• Experience with proven project management methodologies and practices

Super-awesome high-five if you also have:
• PMP, Lean Six Sigma, or similar certification
• Customer service experience
• Experience with online homework systems
• Experience with CRMS, e.g. Salesforce
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