Project Manager

August 10, 2022


The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh seeks a skilled Project Manager. Recently the Federation completed a strategic plan to be implemented by 2024. The plan includes thirteen objectives, to be implemented in stages, each of which is spearheaded by a member of the professional staff. We are building a culture that embraces inclusion and allows everyone to bring the best version of themselves to work.

We seek a Project Manager to ensure the overall implementation of our strategic plan. The Project Manager will coordinate and mentor subject matter experts and other project team members in the implementation of their objectives and consult with volunteers and committee members, as necessary. Individuals with a commitment to growth, accountability, and a proven history to lead others through complex processes and change are encouraged to apply.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (Federation) is the central fundraising and community planning organization for the Pittsburgh Jewish community. We provide funding to local and overseas partner agencies, and other organizations that provide health and human welfare services, educational, cultural and engagement programming and advocacy.


  • Utilize the Federation’s chosen project management technology (Microsoft Teams), develop or introduce associated business processes, and train staff on project management best-practices to embed project management expertise into the culture of the organization.

  • Demonstrated project management skills, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Must be flexible with the ability to manage frequent changes and competing deadlines.

  • Leads an interdepartmental team to complete assigned projects on time, to specifications, and with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Communicate the project scope and requirements to associated stakeholders and obtain approval for completion.

  • Collaboratively develop and maintain project plans including desired outcomes, implementation steps, outputs, schedules, risk factors, assumptions, and dependencies.

  • Conducts risk assessments; reports identified risks to management; provides recommendations for mitigation of risk (including termination of the project if appropriate).

  • Facilitate the work of project teams and committees associated with objectives and with implementation oversight.

  • Create project status presentations for key stakeholders and project personnel.

  • Consult with other consultants and vendors engaged through the implementation of objectives.

  • Plan and assign project resources and assist with budget forecasting.

  • Establish common goals across multiple teams and define useful metrics and reporting to track outputs and outcomes.

  • Track, monitor and report on project milestones and deliverables.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Teams.

  • A capacity to solve problems, to stay organized while managing multiple priorities.

  • Experience with strategic planning, project management and with leading organizations through change.

  • Ability to set project scopes and budgets and deliver quality results.

  • Skill in developing and leading diverse, collaborative teams.

  • Effective communication and facilitation skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Ability to identify subject matter experts to achieve desired results.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years related experience.

  • Master’s degree, preferably in business management or project management with six to eight (6-8) years of related experience.

  • PMP, PgMP, CAPM, MPM and/or comparable project management certifications highly desirable.


The nature of work requires an ability to operate standard business office equipment. This role will have prolonged periods of sitting at a desk working on a computer. Also requires ability to communicate and exchange information, collect, and prepare work documents. Due to the nature of this role an elevated level of confidentiality is required. Work is performed in a general office environment although currently, employees are working in a temporary hybrid work model. This position does not require heavy lifting over fifteen pounds or standing for extended periods.


The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a policy of non- discrimination and is fully committed to the principles of equality during the recruitment and employment process. The Federation will not discriminate against any person based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship, or any other status protected by law.


This position has a competitive salary of $ 70,000 to 90,000 to commensurate with experience.
The Federation offers a competitive benefits package when compared to other non-profits in the region. Note: If residing outside Pittsburgh, remote work is an option as a contract position only)


Qualified individuals may apply by sending cover letter, resume and compensation requirements to

Inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of Jewish Pittsburgh. For accommodations for disabilities in the application or interviewing process, please contact us at

2000 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh


This job description is not designed to cover all responsibilities, duties or activities that are required of the consultant. Duties, responsibilities, and activities are subject to change. New duties may be assigned at any time with or without notice in accordance with the needs of Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

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