job summary:The Project Manager, will be part of the Strategic Delivery Office (SDO) and be responsible for the Search Engine Optimization project. They will be assigned to lead a project to perform Search Engine Optimization (SEO) on behalf of our client after a recent Brand change. The project will be run in partnership with a vendor, who will be responsible for much of the direct work to analyze and improve SEO performance on our organization's behalf. The PM, SDO - Search Engine Optimization will receive direction from Marketing leadership, and will provide oversight to the vendor and act as a liaison between the vendor and our organization, as well as coordinate and manage any workstreams that involve internal teammates. As needed, the Project Manager will oversee project teams, work streams, quality management, financial management, and the execution of the project in accordance with best practices and corporate SDO standards. location: Washington, Washington, D.C.job type: Contractsalary: $55 - 65 per hourwork hours: 9am to 5pmeducation: Bachelors responsibilities:Essential Functions/Activities:Lead projects and program as assignedAdhere to and enforce project standards set forth by the SDODevelop integrated project plans (schedules) to achieve approved scope within set budget and schedule Responsible for project team execution of all project deliverables (requirements, design, etc.)Ensure quality by working with the SDO to provide onboarding, orientation, training, and process / tool support to project teamsDefine project team roles and responsibilitiesSubmit / support requests for scope, budget, schedule changes as requiredManage project level reportingDrive resolution of project risk and issues and escalate as requiredResolve project conflictsDevelop, monitor & track business cases Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience:5+ years enterprise project management experience is requiredExperience managing Search Engine Optimization projects is requiredPMP certification is requiredMarketing experience is nice to have Technical/Functional Skills: Knowledge and experience of PM tools / artifacts including project plan, dependency management, issues and risk management, resource / capacity management, financial managementWorking knowledge of Project and Portfolio Management tools, such as ServiceNow PPM or Microsoft Project Ability to analyze and resolve project-related issuesAbility to execute plan and follow through with set objectives. Ability to adhere to and enforce deadlinesAbility to communicate with roles of all levels within organizationStrong planning and organizational skills Excellent time management and organizational skills Leadership skills Presentation and facilitation skillsBusiness Writing Skills Minimum education preferred: BA/BS or equivalent experience qualifications:Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: Project ManagementPMPSearch Engine OptimizationAgile MethodologyEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.