This position is approved for a 2-year term (with possibility of renewal/extension) which begins on the person's first day of employment. This 2-year term limit does not apply to current Harvard employees.
During the current period of COVID-19 related restrictions, this position may start as a remote position with the transition to onsite at HBS campus in Boston, MA when the office reopens.
While we continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. Please note that we will be conducting interviews virtually (phone and or Zoom) for selected candidates until further notice.
A cover letter is required to be considered for this opportunity.
Harvard Business School will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.
Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS is profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and life experiences. Explore more about HBS work culture here.
Salary Grade: 059
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or related area; Advanced degree in Business, Computer Science or related area strongly preferred
10+ year project management or account management experience in a professional environment with an advanced degree, or 12+ years of relevant experience in a professional environment with a Bachelor's degree
Ability to work independently with little direction or direct supervision
Recognized team leadership and group facilitation skills in complex situations
Quick learner, able to come up to speed on IT systems and IT/business processes rapidly
Comprehensive understanding of the concepts and processes that create great relationships and can demonstrate leadership skills in providing outstanding customer service in complex situations.
Experienced in implementing and refining processes and project/status dashboards
Demonstrated success working with business unit partners to identify and prioritize those projects most likely to provide benefits in light business unit and IT goals and strategies
Master communicator - can "take charge of the conference room" and effectively lead projects in all forms of communication - project steering meetings, project chartering & kickoffs, stand ups, design sessions, brainstorms, problem solving sessions and retrospectives as well as excellent written communication skills
Demonstrates the following interpersonal attributes: Adaptable, flexible; uses grace & tact under pressure; unflappable when confronting challenges; resilient; positive outlook and "can-do" attitude; respectful & approachable style.
3+ years' experience introducing new project or account management methods and processes.
Experience providing high-level technology client services in a higher education or professional setting
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 53608BR
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