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Project Manager

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: Ipswich, MA, US, 01938

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.



The mission of the Project Manager includes the coordination and completion of projects with vendors, partners and internal customers on time, within budget and within scope. This includes setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring and summarizing the progress of projects and preparing status reports for upper management.  This individual contributor will provide oversight of relationships with all new and existing external partners to ensure continuous service delivery and internal/external customer satisfaction. This includes the commitment to acting in accordance with best practices, as a leader among service providers, recognized for innovative, high-quality, cost-effective approaches to meeting and exceeding our internal and external customers' expectations in support of EIS’s strategic vision.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with key stakeholders in Content Management, on prioritized projects / initiatives, assisting in the business requirement creation process, coordinating, driving, and collaborating to ensure there is alignment and coordination with all external partnerships.
  • Management of the offsite financial review of costs for currency processing and projects that includes reviewing monthly costs comparisons with explanation of variances and forecasted projections for year-end results.
  • Responsible for the development and tracking key financial metrics including key KPI’s and staffing models across all external partners to ensure that financial cost savings are being measured, tracked and meet the needs of the business.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to provide technical thought leadership to projects, including identification and potential application of emerging technologies and methodologies.
  • Perform end to end project management activities from project initiation & planning through execution & delivery, status reporting, risk & issue management, and customer expectation management.
  • Manage the overall day to day relationship with vendors and business partners to ensure that SLA’s are in place to meet the business needs. 
  • Evaluate current marketplace and have a thorough understanding of the industry with a goal to present new technologies and processing advancement that would lead to improved processing, faster lead times and reduced costs.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience, Project Management, IT, or business is desired.
  • 5-8 years of experience successfully managing complex, multi-faceted scale projects.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment with in-depth knowledge of Lean principles.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills to effectively communicate and build relationships with a broad spectrum of audiences at all organizational levels.
  • Solid analytical and strategic capabilities and business acumen along with demonstrated work ethic, integrity, and professional conduct and appearance.
  • Sound technical aptitude and proven ability to grasp general knowledge of multiple disciplines and technologies with superior computer usage skills.


Important traits that you will bring to our culture, but are things that we can’t teach:

Drive - Positive Attitude - Good Judgement - Open Communication – Collaboration – A Desire to Make an Impact - Eager to Understand – Accountability – Decisiveness – You’re a Team Player

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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