Job Description :
Sales force Project Manager
Location: Albany, NY
Duration: long term

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Excellent communication and analytical skills
Ability to manage resources effectively, across multiple concurrent builds
Ability to quickly learn organizational structure, business strategies and processes
Ability to impart structure to ambiguity, to create use cases out of heterogeneous universes, to devise appropriate solutions, responses, and approaches
Proven ability to lead multiple complex workstreams in a fast-paced environment
Self-motivated and comfortable with initial ambiguity; resourceful enough to drive towards clarity by evaluating the solutions landscape
Ability to problem solve independently by diagnosing problems, gathering requirements for resolution and engaging the right stakeholders to determine solutions
Comfortable with extending into activity areas adjacent to project management (writ narrow), including business analysis, working towards progress and objectives and timeframes to be met
Knowledge of change management best practices
Financial acumen and ability to manage a budget
Ability to collaborate cross functionally with various employees
Strong training and presentation skills
Empathy, patience and ability to serve internal customers
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Experience managing enterprise-wide projects with a geographically diverse implementation team
The Salesforce Project Manager must be able to communicate effectively and:
Hold regular status meetings with the project team.
Appropriately plan and facilitate meetings leveraging video conferencing, WebEx, and / or conference calls.
Schedule meetings with multiple stakeholders with challenging calendars and in various locations, which often requires assisting stakeholders to shift around other meetings to accommodate.
Present relevant project information to project sponsors and executive staff.
Deliver engaging, informative, and well-organized presentations.
Spot, resolve and / or escalate issues in a timely way.
Ability to communicate difficult / sensitive information tactfully.

Expected Deliverables
detailed work plans
project schedules
project evaluation criteria
forms and records to document project activities
project status reports
financial reports and supporting documentation

Experience Level: senior
The Contractor should be able to demonstrate the following qualifications
5 years of experience as a Project Manager leading transformative, impactful initiatives with large IT development components
4+ years of experience as a business analyst
Some experience with the following a plus, though it should be noted that we are not seeking a developer:
o Salesforce Administrator or Developer certification
Microsoft Project and SharePoint O365 proficiency required
PMP and Agile training or certification a plus.
Experience managing projects with an off-shore component a plus
Interest and experience in energy and energy efficiency
Prior experience in government is beneficial, but not required