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Volunteer Education : PMO Manager (Remote)

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Save the Water, Inc.

  • 2 people are interested

  • STW(tm) will provide a "letter of recommendation" to interns, students & professionals who are able to showcase outstanding performance for school/university credit and for professional references.

The Role:

We are looking for a dedicated individual to join our team as a PMO Manager. The responsibilities of the PMO Manager include managing the general activities in the PMO, providing guidance on PMO policies and processes, overseeing and mentoring project management volunteers, and collaborating with other department leaders to develop projects and programs.

To be successful as a PMO Manager, you should demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills. Ultimately, a top-notch PMO Manager should be well organized and able to work under pressure. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn and develop your career in program and portfolio management in the field of education and water research.

What you will be responsible for..

  • Lead STW((tm))’s education program design strategy
  • Drive the direction of the Water Education Materials team based on data and research.
  • Collaborating with other department leaders to define, prioritize, and develop projects.
  • Planning project management, including setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various deliverables.
  • Analyzing financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation.
  • Providing financial reports and budget outlines to senior and executive management.
  • Overseeing the development of the project and ensuring that team members are carrying out their tasks efficiently while upholding the organization's standards.
  • Drafting new and improving existing project management office guidelines, policies and processes.
  • Spearhead the development of project and change management templates.
  • Continuously evaluating projects to ensure they are meeting organization standards, adhering to budgets, and meeting deadlines.
  • Accurately documenting the project's creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project's scope, budget, and justification.
  • Ensure that projects are executed through the Education Delivery Operating Model (DOM).
  • Design and implement a change management framework.
  • Ensure that projects and programs are developed in line with STW((tm))’s goals and objectives, standards of quality and style.
  • Lead team communication strategy by facilitating regular team meetings, attend bi-weekly leadership team meetings and managing communications between external and internal stakeholders.
  • Provide strong leadership to the PMO team by managing and supporting all job duties, targets and goals and ensure they are adequately prepared to fulfill their duties.
  • Provide expert advice on project management matters and evaluate the effectiveness of STW projects/programs.
  • Possess strong relationship management skills, as it relates to the PMO team and STW((tm)).
  • Support the program development progress that aligns to Save the Water’s mission in educating the public about world water issues.
  • Research and recommend best practices in program and project management.
  • Attend regular meetings as necessary.
  • Work collaboratively with the team members in the Education team
  • Be willing to attend virtual meetings in EST timezone (GMT -4:00) and respond to emails within 24 hours.

About you...

  • Strong attention to detail in all aspects of work.
  • Strong ability to self-motivate, multi-task and prioritize effectively. Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and online environment.
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills to elicit information and provide accurate information clearly and concisely.
  • Very comfortable working in a virtual team environment incorporating group problem-solving; shares information and responsibility.
  • Committed to attending team meetings. Strong relationship-building skills, both internally and externally.
  • Outgoing, persistent and energetic. Strong communication and interpersonal skills; able to handle requests and complaints in a professional, non-confrontational manner.
  • Creative problem solving skills, capacity for innovation.
  • Enjoy taking initiative, adaptable, and able to work under pressure.

Apply Now if you have ...


  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Administration, Project Management, or a related field.


  • A minimum of five years' experience in the industry.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to details and technicalities.
  • Excellent organizational and technical skills.
  • Good interpersonal and multi-tasking skills.


  • A Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is an asset.
  • A minimum of one year's experience in a supervisory position is an asset.

How to apply:

If interested, please submit your resume to newvolunteers@savethewater.org. We would love to hear from you!

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About Save the Water, Inc.


"All Positions are Virtual", Plantation, FL 33322, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Save The Waterâ„¢ is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water, and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impact.


About Us

Save the Water(tm) is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water, and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts.

Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW(tm) because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We learn and collaborate in an open and empowering work environment to find long-term solutions to the water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all"

To learn more about Save the Water(tm) , please visit www.savethewater.org



We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • General Education
  • Program Management
  • Organization
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity and as a PMO Manager, you are required to contribute a minimum of 10 hours per week.
  • PMO Managers must be willing to attend virtual meetings in EST Timezone and be responsive to emails within 24 hours.

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