Project Manager - Workforce Development

Company Name
MassCEC
Company Website
Location (City)
Boston
Job Type
Full Time
Contact Info Recruiting@masscec.com

The Workforce Development Project Manager will support and manage education and training programs that support the talent pipeline to the clean energy industry in Massachusetts. The position will fall under the Innovation & Industry Support (IIS) division, which is responsible for a range of programs and projects that support the growth of the clean energy and water innovation industries in Massachusetts. The Project Manager reports to the Director of Workforce Development, works closely with the Senior Director of Innovation and Industry Support and other staff to ensure that MassCEC facilitates industry growth and connections between businesses, academia and nonprofits involved in the research, development and commercialization of clean energy technologies.

The successful Project Manager is organized, able to analyze data and translate into coherent information for workforce programs, identifies issues as or before they arise and resolves them promptly by working collaboratively with the IIS Division staff, grantee/consultant, and other teams within the organization as needed including Finance, Legal and senior management.

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 
  • Manage and support workforce development programs that will train participants through institutes of higher education, vocational-technical high schools, labor organizations and community based nonprofits;
  • Operate and manage both the Clean Energy Internship Program and the Vocational Internship Program and report data and logistics to the Director of Workforce Development;
  • Design and maintain data analysis tools for workforce programs. Perform data analytics to produce quarterly reports to the CEO and COO when needed; and develop data presentations to the MassCEC Board of Directors, colleagues and outside stakeholders;
  • Develop, expand and market the workforce development programs to new and existing clean energy companies and stakeholders;
  • Attend career fairs and other events to market the workforce programs and clean energy career pathways;
  • Oversee and coordinate the development of MassCEC’s digital workforce tools which includes working with external vendors to implement new development and updates as needed to select resources;
  • Work with the communications team to maintain the resume board and jobs board. Maintaining the resume/jobs board includes monitoring and approving employer job postings and monitoring and approving student resumes in the database;
  • Invoice and maintain accurate billing records in the Customer Relationship Management System (CRM);
  • Supervise other program staff and develop their leadership skills; this includes student interns, co-ops from Northeastern.
  • Stay current on workforce trends and attend workforce workshops and conferences.
Qualifications: 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree, with a preferred concentration in education, business, economics or government.

Experience

  • At least two years of experience in project management and administration;
  • At least four years of experience using the Microsoft Suite in a work setting;
  • 2+ years of experience in workforce related fields strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Analytical mindset with rigorous attention to detail;
  • Strong mastery of Excel with an ability to explain graphic information effectively;
  • Excellent interpersonal, diplomatic, and verbal/written communication skills;
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Interest in workforce development programs to support the pipeline to the clean energy industry;
  • Well-developed ability to multitask while retaining organization;
  • Strong ability to manage financial invoices;
  • Keen understanding of prioritization and an ability to work on multiple projects under a tight deadline;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to read and absorb complex contracts, polices, rules, etc. and extract the information needed to ensure compliance with each.
How to Apply: 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter through our Online Career CenterOpens a New Window..

Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability and perspectives are encouraged to apply.

About the Company: 

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), as a quasi-public entity, plays a critical role in fostering the success of our state’s clean energy sector. MassCEC actively supports the Baker-Polito Administration’s commitment to addressing Massachusetts’ energy challenges, maintaining national leadership in clean energy, and meeting the requirements of the Global Warming Solutions Act.

MassCEC undertakes targeted programmatic initiatives to accelerate cost reductions in clean energy, help consumers diversify their energy choices and address evolving energy needs, leverage public and private funds to drive investment into this rapidly-growing sector, and scale-up renewable energy deployment across the state.

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