Project Manager - Custom Solutions in Denver, CO at Franklin Covey Careers

Date Posted: 10/12/2021

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Job Description


Title:  Project Manager – Custom Solutions

Reports to:  Manager of Custom Solutions

Location: Anywhere in the USA

Job Summary
You will play a vital leadership role as a Project Manager on Franklin Covey’s Custom Solutions Team. We customize off-the-shelf FranklinCovey content to meet our client’s specific and unique learning needs.

Your role will be to partner with our design and development team to ensure each project is executed on time and on budget with world-class customer service. You are responsible for modifying each project plan to fit the client’s specific project needs, manage the scoped hours by project phase, and build out internal and external dashboards to inform the project team and key stakeholders of progress and potential risks. You’ll need to be proactive and collaborative to coordinate stakeholders — from senior management to third-party contractors — acquire resources, manage multiple schedules, communicate early and often, anticipate and adjust for change and whatever else comes your way. And there is always something new that will come your way.

Salary Range: $60-70k

Essential Job Functions

  • Create, maintain, and monitor project plans in Smartsheets
  • Oversee scope and deliverables for several projects at one time
  • Anticipate potential project risks
  • Delegate project tasks as appropriate
  • Establish and uphold a culture of mutual accountability with clients, FranklinCovey team members, and contractors
  • Build trust and credibility with internal and external team members  
  • Adapt project plans and re-assign resources if needs shift
  • Monitor scope and creatively problem solve potential issues to avoid scope creep
  • Provide clear and concise project updates on a consistent basis to various internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage changes in project scope and direction to recalibrate schedules quickly and collaboratively
  • Engage with other project managers on the team and within FC to gain perspective on new ways of working, creating efficiencies, and communicating best practices

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience in a project management capacity
  • Experience with waterfall and agile project management methodologies
  • Knowledgeable of ADDIE and SAM instructional design methodologies
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to prioritize with minimal oversight  
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to adapt in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a team in a remote environment
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and high pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Familiar with Smartsheets is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Company Information

Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE: FC) is a global, public company, specializing in organizational performance improvement. We help organizations achieve results that require lasting changes in human behavior. Our world-class solutions enable greatness in individuals, teams and organizations and are accessible through the FranklinCovey All Access Pass® available in multiple modalities and in 21 languages. Clients have included the Fortune 100, Fortune 500, thousands of small- and mid-sized businesses, numerous government entities, and educational institutions. FranklinCovey executes over 15,000 client engagements each year reaching into 160 countries and territories.  Our mission statement is “We enable greatness in people and organizations everywhere”.  We fulfill this mission by hiring “Achievers with Heart”.

Visit our website at www.franklincovey.com for more information regarding our organization.

FranklinCovey 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.

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