Senior Project Manager
Worksystems is an award-winning nonprofit organization serving Multnomah and Washington Counties and the City of Portland whose mission is to build and invest in a comprehensive workforce development system that supports individual prosperity and business competitiveness. We offer excellent compensation and benefits and an innovative work environment.
Join Worksystems and make a difference in your community!
The position will manage a variety of workforce development programs and grants to include contract management, budget development and management, stakeholder engagement, program monitoring, data analysis and funder reporting. There are five WorkSource Centers in the Washington and Multnomah County region that are staffed by Worksystems’ contracted service providers, the Oregon Employment Department, and other onsite partners. Familiarity and experience with Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Federal grant management, post-secondary education programs, program alignment and capacity building across multiple organizations, staff training development and delivery are preferred. The Senior Project Manager will also manage contracts in the community-based service provider system which address populations with barriers to employment such as those in re-entry to the community, recovery, housing-insecure folks, and communities of color disproportionately impacted by job loss and income insufficiency.
Additionally, we are looking for a candidate who can improve the use of technology to automate processes. Strong project management, communication and program development skills are required. Qualities that lead to success in this role include ability to work autonomously; self-starting with intrinsic motivation; and curiosity about data and outcomes.
NOTE: Due to COVID, we are currently working from home. A laptop, monitor, headset and $50 per month towards internet connection will be provided. Occasional in-office work may be necessary following all safety protocols for public health emergencies.