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Project and Change Manager

San Francisco-Marin Food Bank
California, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Programs, Program Administration and Management, Administrative, Information Systems
Social Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Are you a skilled professional who believes in lending your skills to end hunger during these unprecedented times? If so, consider being a Project and Change Manager for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. 

The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is comprised of a dedicated team of approximately 150 staff working collaboratively to provide close to 50 million pounds of food to over 210,000 people in the Bay Area – a region where 1 in 4 people are at risk of hunger. Join our friendly, collaborative and hardworking  team. We are currently looking for a Project and Change Manager to help with sustaining a program, that delivers against the organizations mission to end hunger. See the job description below and apply today if you would like to join us in our mission to end hunger.


The Project and Change Manager is responsible for operationalizing and managing large scale and/or cross-functional strategies in the programs work plan and leading implementation through change management to ensure the programs department is effectively executing work planning objectives to achieve our mission. 


Project Management
•    Creating long-and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones, adhering to deadlines and allocating resources.
•    Delegating tasks on the project to employees best positioned to complete them.
•    Identifying and managing potential risks and liabilities of multiple projects.
•    Assisting in the definition of project scope and goals.
•    Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project.
•    Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy.
•    Communicating with key stakeholders to keep the project aligned with strategic intentions.
•    Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected.
•    Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needed.
•    Motivating people involved in the project to complete tasks on time. 

Change Management
•    Apply a change management process and tools to create a strategy to support adoption of the changes required by a project or initiative.
•    Support the design, development, delivery and management of communications.
•    Conduct impact analyses, assess change readiness and identify key stakeholders.
•    Provide input, document requirements and support the design and delivery of training programs.
•    Support and engage senior leaders and key stakeholders.
•    Integrate change management activities into project plan.
•    Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress.

•    Act as a liason between the programs and other cross-functional departments.
•    Lead the advancement of the organizational work plan.


•    Effectively develops, manages and reports on project milestones and completions
•    Appropriately develops written communication and tools for project implementation
•    Conducts appropriate presentations and trainings


•    Experience and knowledge of project management principles, methodologies, and tools
•    Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies, and tools.
•    Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts.
•    Experience with operationalizing and executing large-scale organizational strategies.
•    Experience or knowledge working in Food Bank or non-profit setting.

•    Proficient in project management software solutions.
•    Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word etc.) including advanced excel skills
•    Proven leadership skills with the ability to establish and maintain strong relationships.
•    Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
•    Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences.
•    Ability to make important decisions under pressure.
•    Problem-solving and root cause identification skills
•    Ability to delegate effectively
•    Priority setting, organization and time management skills
•    A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process.
•    Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations.
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent.
•    Change management certification or designation desired. (Prosci, CCMP, CMS, CPCM)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The physical and environmental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the 

essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

ENVIRONMENT:            Standard office with occasional travel 

FINGER DEXTERITY:            Requires typing on standard computer.

TALKING:            Ability to speak on phone and face to face.

HEARING:            Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.

REPETITIVE MOTIONS:            Frequent and regular movements using the wrists, hands, and fingers.

AVERAGE VISUAL ABILITIES:        Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to view computer screens and documents.


SALARY: starting at  $65386.46 to $76924.52


REASONING ABILITY:                    Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of complex intellectual and practical problems.  

MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                Ability to perform advanced math skills, use decimals to compute ratios and percentages, and to draw and interpret graphs.

LANGUAGE ABILITY:                    Fluency in English. Demonstrated excellence in writing and editing.

SALARY: Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience

BENEFITS: Medical, dental, life, long-term disability, and 403(b) retirement plan with employer base and matching contribution. Generous holidays, vacation, and sick time.

The San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Position covered by OPEIU Local 29 Bargaining Unit

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