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Company Name:
LAHSA
Approximate Salary:
70000.00 - 80000.00 Per Year
Location:
Los Angeles, California
Country:
United States
Industry:
Program Management
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Contact:
Keshia Douglas
ID
24641
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Senior Project Manager, Homeless Strategies

Activities:

Project Management:

  • Manage a portfolio of highly visible projects from inception to completion, inclusive of facilities considerations, homeless services design, planning and implementation, and measuring effectiveness.
  • Consider and advise on geographic need, feasibility, community implications, integration into the system of homeless services delivery, and overall project impact.
  • Oversee Project Management staff and their respective projects.
  • Create and maintain clear project management tools and protocols that consider: goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources. 
  • Define project scope, timeline, deliverables, milestones, and required tasks in collaboration with project stakeholders.
  • Determine and manage project resources and procurement of vendors for project activities.
  • Create strategic solutions with attention to system opportunities and barriers.
  • Consistently and comprehensively communicate with project stakeholders to ensure shared understanding of deliverables and timeline.
  • Proactively manage and escalate risks throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Maintain process and documentation for request, tracking, and approving changes to project scope, deliverables and/or timeline.

Coordination:

  • Coordinate all projects internally with LAHSA departments responsible for executing City and County Homeless Strategies.
  • Collaborate on projects with organizational leadership to build buy‐in and commitment of resources for current initiatives.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including intergovernmental peers, elected officials, non-profit partners and general public, and community.

Desired Competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be collaborative and a problem solver. Her/his work will be driven by strategic thinking and executed with creativity and efficiency.
  • Ability to establish excellent relationships and work cooperatively with individuals, groups and organizations diverse in mission, composition, function, and capacity.
  • Knowledge and understanding of policy, systems and local programs that impact homeless persons and related public funding sources, regulations, requirements and procedure.
  • Detailed-oriented, strong follow-through skills.
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, and work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Displays maturity and ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, maturity and ability to juggle competing priorities.
  • Communicates well with others and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor in the face of competing demands and external pressures.
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor.

Training and Experience:

  • Formal Project Management certification preferred.
  • Bachelor degree preferred; advanced degree highly desirable.
  • At least three years relevant work experience managing projects
  • Preferred strong knowledge of the social services field and/or successful management and implementation of homeless programs in the non‐profit, government, or private sector.

Other Desired Skills and Requirements:

  • Proficient in office software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project) and internet.
  • A valid Driver’s License is required.
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