Justworks
New York, NY

Senior Project Manager, PMO at Justworks

| Greater NYC Area
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Who We Are

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

Who You Are

The Senior Project Manager, PMO in the Project Management Office (PMO) team is tasked with analyzing areas for process improvement and end-to-end management of projects/programs that impact Justworks teams. The person in this role will drive cross-functional projects/programs that create efficiencies, improve collaboration and align to the overall corporate strategic initiatives and goals.

The Senior Project Manager, PMO is the conduit between the project team and the rest of the organization. This role is expected to understand the needs of each department in order to make thorough recommendations; execute initiatives and advocate needs; and communicate needs to other members of the project team. They are also expected to manage expectations within each department, and to produce deliverables such as current and future state process flows, document areas for improvement, SOPs, project plans, RACI, risk registry, presentations, and project updates. Success in this role is not just about project completion - it is also about instilling confidence in the rest of the organization and in reflecting on a project’s outcome for future improvements.  

The person in this role will work closely with the other internal-facing teams and external vendors as appropriate for each initiative. 

Your Success ProfileWhat You Will Work On
  • Manage end to end process improvement initiatives, including collaborating with cross functional teams to understand the current state and to identify future state improvement opportunities that will drive efficiency, scalability and will deliver value
  • Produce current and future state process maps and other documentation on areas for improvement to illustrate process and workflow changes
  • Manage end to end project/programs including owning and leading cross-functional projects, especially those with discreet timing, deadlines, and launch timeframes that affect customers and employees
  • Assemble key stakeholders for the project team, direct/motivate and manage the project team, delegate responsibilities and tasks
  •  Ensure scope/requirements aligns with deliverables
  • Create and update project plans conduct recurring status meetings and follow up on action items
  • Drive successful completion of projects that align with the strategic objectives of the org
  • Be the primary point of contact for other teams at Justworks during projects and loop in key stakeholders throughout the business as needed
  • Keep stakeholders, including leadership, updated as needed regarding project changes, key decisions in real time Lead, publish and share project post-mortems to celebrate wins, identify opportunities for future improvement, and learn from experiences
  • Schedule and lead weekly meetings to discuss the status of projects
  • Proactively surface issues and/or change course (if necessary) and evaluate the risk in relation to the timing and execution of a project, and propose various contingency plans 
How You Will Do Your Work

As a Senior Project Manager, PMO, how results are achieved is paramount for your success and ultimately result in our success as an organization. In this role, your foundational knowledge, skills, abilities and personal attributes are anchored in the following:

  • Detail-oriented - exercises extreme attention to detail; is thorough, accurate, organized, and productive and seeks to understand both the cause and effect of a situation.
  • Ethical practice - the ability to integrate core values, integrity and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.
  • Clear communication - the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.
  • Analytical - uses a logical reasoning process to break down and work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome.
  • Good judgement - the exercise of critical thinking, analyzing and assessing problems and implications, identifying patterns, making connections of underlying issues, understanding risks and developing mitigation strategies, and taking ownership of the outcome.

In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:

  • Camaraderie - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.
  • Openness - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.
  • Grit - You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.
  • Integrity - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example. 
  • Simplicity - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”
Qualifications
  • Agile, CAPM, or PMP certification preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in process management, project management or business analysis preferred
  • Process improvement experience, mapping processes and identifying improvement opportunities. Six Sigma or PPM experience is a plus
  • Project management experience, preferably in a SaaS environment, with ability to manage multiple concurrent projects. Experience with various development and project management methodologies (e.g., lean, waterfall, agile, etc.)
  • Experience with Confluence, Jira, Visio/Lucid and/or other project management tools
Please Note: This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. As an equal opportunity employer, Justworks will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.Diversity At Justworks

Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people, and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness, and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. 

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Where we are

Justworks’ new headquarters at 55 Water Street, located in downtown NYC, overlooks the East River and Brooklyn Bridge.

Technology we use

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What are Justworks Perks + Benefits

Justworks Benefits Overview

People are our most prized asset. We do hard work, and we’ll always work hard to take care of you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Whether it's through Justworks-sponsored initiatives or in pursuit of a cause that matters to you, get paid while you're giving back. All Justworks’ employees get up to five fully-paid volunteer day
Friends outside of work
Get to know your colleagues and make new friends during outings to local NYC events, our annual summer camp retreat, and monthly random lunches.
Eat lunch together
Monthly random lunches help us all take some time out to meet people from across the company.
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Justworks’ dedicated program manager for Diversity and Inclusion (D+I) oversees the company’s formal practices and policies.
Highly diverse management team
Justworks is committed to constantly improving our diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives across the entire company.
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
At Justworks, we believe it takes diversity of identity, culture, and life experience to create a world in which starting, running, and joining a growing business is an accessible option for all.
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Justworks has eight Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are all committed to making the company's work culture more diverse and inclusive.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Justworks employees can contribute up to $2,500 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Justworks offers its employees multiple wellness perks including access to Talkspace, Classpass, Gympass, and a complimentary membership to Headspace.
Mental Health Benefits
Justworks offers employees access to Talkspace and an annual complimentary membership to Headspace.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Justworks Family Matters Employee Resource Group hosts events throughout the year for employees and their families to participate.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Enjoy access to top-notch medical, dental, and vision insurance with the options you need to feel secure and take care of yourself, your way. Justworks offers plans with 100% covered premiums for individuals and 90%+ covered premiums for families.

Taking care of yourself doesn't end with having good health insurance, especially when it comes to dealing with stress or issues in your life outside of work. Get free access to Talkspace, the leader in anonymous, accessible, and professional online therapy. Plus, with Health Advocate, you’ll have legal, financial, and medical bill resources at the ready.

We carefully vet the benefits and perks we offer in Justworks. That means you get access to all the same great options as our customers, plus everything that’s still in beta — all while helping to make our product even better.

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