The Harvard Companies are some of the largest and fastest growing, privately owned providers of high quality janitorial and protection services in the United States. Harvard Maintenance is an industry leader and well known for our innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit. Our success over the last fifty years stems from Harvard's Inverted Pyramid®, which recognizes that our front-line employees are the most important people in our organization. The Inverted Pyramid® ensures that our 10,000+ employees feel valued, are given the tools to be successful, and are empowered to execute in their roles. People are also at the center of our Core Values. Our People First core value clearly states that “we are a family organization that promotes respect and embraces diversity”.
Our pursuit of continuous improvement and Operational Excellence is supported by our recent re-design of our corporate structure. Core services provided by our CAO area are strategic and operational coincident, with substantial business analysis, implementation of Lean methodologies and tools as well as the definition of Corporate standards.
The Project Manager will support the organization by driving program and project management discipline, which, ultimately, enhance accountability, drive projects to completion, and promote communications. Consulting with internal clients in various parts of organization, corporate departments (COEs), the Project Manager will function as an in-house consultant and driver of projects primarily in the Technology area.
The role involves helping define the need or problem, driving coordination and completion of projects, all while working with a team that includes internal clients. Other responsibilities include: summarizing progress of projects, preparing reports for senior management, and maintaining working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments/COEs involved in the project. Further, the Project Manager will work with the PMO and CAO to assist the organization in improve business performance across the business portfolio and introducing best practices into the organization.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Percent of Time doing Activity
Seeing: Must be able to read screen & various reports
Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate
Standing / walking
Climbing / kneeling/bending
Lifting / pulling / pushing
Grasping / feeling: Must be able to write, type, and use phone
Harvard is offering a competitive compensation structure including benefit package with medical, dental, life, and long-term disability (LTD) insurance along with 401K Savings Plan.
TRAVEL REQUIRED: 10%