American Red Cross Project Manager, Recovery Operations Plan in Fairfax, Virginia22030

Job Description:


  • Oversee team members' milestones and performance as compared to project plan, scope, budget, resources and schedule.

  • Provide for all communication within and outside of project. Communicate project progress and information to team, sponsor, stakeholders, and field as appropriate.

  • Develop and prepare written project plans addressing, tasks, roles and responsibilities, risk, resources, budget, communications, quality and organization. Develop work breakdown structure (WBS).

  • Perform critical path analysis and develop time-lines for completion of tasks, measuring the deliverable work packages of the project against the project plan.

  • Manage and update project activities throughout the project life cycle utilizing the WBS, schedule, budget and required reports.

  • Maintain and update project documentation to include project plan, work breakdown structure, schedule, budget, risk plan, communication plan, table of organization, change control log, and reports.

  • Manage the change control within project.

  • Obtain sponsor approval for changes to scope, budget, and schedule that effect the critical path.

  • May need to acquire a project charter from management and obtain sign off on the statement of work by the project sponsor.

  • Ensure that scope, budget, and schedule targets are within variance and project

  • delivery date is met.

  • Typically has unit-specific responsibilities within the scope of the job.


  • Education - 4-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Discipline/Major Project management, business, information systems,

  • health related, or other related discipline.

  • Professional Certifications/Licenses:

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) preferred or progress toward CAPM.

  • Experience: Minimum 5 to 7 years required

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential. May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughoutchapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster responseorganization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

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The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.