The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALS Association or Association) was organized in 1985 through the merger of its predecessors, The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of America and The National ALS Foundation, Inc. The Association’s mission priorities are to fund research directed at finding the cause and cure for the disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” to provide clinical, educational and other programs and services to people living with ALS and their families, health care professionals, and other key stakeholders, and to increase public awareness through public policy and advocacy efforts at both the national and state levels.
The Association is a not-for-profit, voluntary health organization, with a National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and 39 chapters spread throughout the United States. We are searching for an experienced Salesforce Project Manager to help manage our implementation of Salesforce. Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration, the Project Manager should have a background in business, management, budgeting, IT, HR systems and analysis. Must have the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization about the project. If you are responsible, able to deliver projects on time and within budget, and looking for a change, the ALS Association may be right for you!
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manage implementation of Salesforce across National Office and all chapters.
Familiarize yourself with all departments and their use of the current / future systems.
Communicate status of project to all levels of the organization.
Act as an advocate for the association.
Create and maintain detailed documentation.
Administer and support Salesforce and integrated systems once implemented.
Convey a professional and positive image at all times that reflects favorably on The ALS Association
Required Education and / or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree with minimum two years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
Demonstrated ability to develop project plans and track progress and resources.
Capable of managing changes in project scope, schedule and costs in a timely manner.
Experience with vendor management, especially statusing, service level agreements, and issue resolution.
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking.
Excellent written and oral communications skills (including presentation skills).
Strong troubleshooting skills.
Proven success in leading and contributing to a team-oriented environment.
Proven ability to work creatively and logically in a problem-solving environment.
Ability to travel on Association business as required.
Internal Number: 2018 29
About The ALS Association
he ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit health organization dedicated solely to the fight against ALS. As the preeminent ALS organization, The Association leads the way in research, patient and community services, public education, and advocacy — giving help and hope to those facing the disease. The Association’s nationwide network of chapters provides comprehensive patient services and support to the ALS community. The mission of The ALS Association is to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.