Junior Project Manager at Red Hat

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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About the job
The Red Hat CFO Project Management Office (PMO) is looking for a Junior Project Manager for internal team or department projects to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will deliver low complexity projects under the guidance of a seasoned project manager. Your responsibilities will include managing projects at a foundational level, managing schedules, maintaining risks and issues, completing status reports, and closeout activities.
What you will do
  • Support PMO by managing projects with a low complexity or impact
  • Seek guidance from senior team members to comprehend and understand overall initiatives and activities
  • Actively manage internal team or department projects to successful completion from initiation through delivery and closure
  • Facilitate meetings to seek consensus and alignment to focus on delivery of necessary scope
  • Create status reports and other project related communication, including project plans, presentations, emails, and meeting agendas
  • Manage project tasks and deliverables to deadlines
  • Troubleshoot problems and seek resolution with project stakeholders and team leaders, escalate when necessary
  • Facilitate communication with stakeholders to ensure deliverables are meeting or exceeding expectations
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and project team to create a project plan to deliver the requested scope of work
  • Report on the project's status and tracking to the overall timeline, cost, and scope delivery
  • Assist with stakeholder identification, team updates, meetings, Go/No Go decisions
  • Create and maintain project artifacts from templates, e.g., plan, change requests
  • Proactively raise risks and issues that can or will impact the project's delivery
  • Engage with change management and communication to incorporate necessary tasks
  • Promote a collaborative environment so that all parties can have their say
  • Create documentation for a project, (plan, RAID, notes, etc.)
  • Schedule, monitor, and assess progress or tasks so work can be completed
  • Facilitate the identification and mitigation of project risks through collaboration
  • Actively identify problems and champion for resolution through collaboration and discussion

What you will bring
  • Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of relevant work experience or 1+ year(s) of project management experience
  • Basic understanding of project management concepts and tools
  • Ability to apply knowledge to develop project plans, documentation, and facilitate project meetings
  • Experience in facilitating meetings, seeking consensus, and understanding of deliverables
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and solid presentation skills
  • Understanding of conflict resolution skills and change management skills
  • Experience with office applications and project management tools (e.g., Google Suite and Smartsheet)
  • Experience with relationship building with team members and stakeholders
  • Understanding of industry standard project management practices and concepts
  • Understanding of vital business operations, tools, and processes to determine project impacts, risks, or issues
  • Understanding of the importance of project control through cost, schedule, scope, and stakeholder management

About Red Hat
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more!

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States.
More Information on Red Hat
Red Hat operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Raleigh, NC. Red Hat was founded in 1993. It has 18603 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 502 open jobs at Red Hat, click here.
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