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Project Manager

Company: Chegg
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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Job Description

Project Manager

PMO Team | Santa Clara, CA

Project Manager

Chegg is looking for a Project Manager to join the Learning Services PMO team.

As part of our team, you will get to work with some amazingly talented people, in an environment that emphasizes ownership, collaboration, and creative problem-solving. This position will be responsible for driving one or more business critical initiatives. As a Project Manager, you will drive stakeholders to a common goal, speaking the languages of business, product management, and engineering as the situation warrants. You will be a close partner to the business, product and engineering leadership of the initiatives you drive, and you will provide the clearest lens on the issues at hand. Your sense of absolute ownership of an initiative and your eye for detail will be what drives the team to success.


  • Drive the coordinated management of programs to achieve specific business goals.
  • Ensure the timely delivery of programs and the efficient use of organizational resources.
  • Manage the program-level decomposition of work across multiple delivery teams. Work across organizational boundaries to define program interdependencies and release plans.
  • Partner closely with Product Owners and Product Development teams to execute and deliver programs aligning to product vision and program goals, objectives, and timelines.
  • Facilitate executive-level escalations and program-level change management.
  • Monitor health of program delivery. Track program-level status, risks, issues, and dependencies. Proactively address delivery team impediments. Resolve program-level roadblocks to enable successful program execution.
  • Manage program-level communications ensuring stakeholders are informed of roadmap changes, release plans, and delivery status.
  • Lead program-level reviews with delivery teams, stakeholders, and executive management as required.
  • Facilitate program retrospectives to identify improvement opportunities. Evangelize and integrate desired changes to enable continuous improvement.
  • Evangelize the PMO culture and bring a high degree of energy to the role.
  • Have a collaborative spirit and be invested in the success of the programs.

Qualifications- Experience and Skills

  • BA/BS degree or work experience equivalent
  • Experience working with global, multi-disciplinary teams in fast-paced, change-intensive environments
  • Demonstrable knowledge of project and program management processes, tools, templates, and management techniques
  • Problem solving and negotiation skills, with the ability to work across organizational boundaries to drive closure of complex delivery challenges.
  • Comfortable talking about technical matters with businesspeople and business matters with technical people.
  • Ability to manage program/project schedules and associated dependencies, identify possible issues/risks/actions and clearly work with key stakeholders to mitigate for them.
  • Ability to drive issues to logical closure.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, detail-oriented, and analytical
  • Calm under pressure, able to remain focused and organized while multi-tasking.
  • Skilled collaborator with strong communication skills
  • You can operate effectively in a high demand, rapidly shifting / fluid environment.

Why do we exist?

Students are working harder than ever before to stabilize their future. Our recent research study called State of the Student shows that nearly 3 out of 4 students are working to support themselves through college and 1 in 3 students feel pressure to spend more than they can afford. We founded our business on provided affordable textbook rental options to address these issues. Since then, we've expanded our offerings to supplement many facets of higher educational learning through Chegg Study, Chegg Math, Chegg Writing, Chegg Internships, Thinkful Online Learning, and more to support students beyond their college experience. These offerings lower financial concerns for students by modernizing their learning experience. We exist so students everywhere have a smarter, faster, more affordable way to student.

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Keywords: Chegg, Santa Clara , Project Manager, Other , Santa Clara, California

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