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For more than a generation, MoveOn has been the homebase for millions of people who refuse to accept the status quo and are moved to take action for progress. We have consistently been a bulwark against the radical right, channeling our voices to end wars, protect democracy, and advance justice for all.
Project title: CRM Technical Project Management Support
Project begins: January 1, 2024
Project length: January 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024
Hourly Rate: $100/hr
Project Overview: This is a contract to support the buildout of a CRM platform ahead of the 2024 election cycle, with a workload averaging 20 hours a week. Any hours given in a scope of work are an estimate and MoveOn does not guarantee a specific number of hours to its contractors.
RFP submission date: Please submit to [email protected] by December 15, 2023 and put Technical Project Management Support in the subject line.
Scope of work:
Manage an assigned set of medium to large scale technical software implementation projects.
Lead end-to-end project management efforts for key technology builds including project planning, execution, monitoring, documentation, and closure; ensuring each phase is documented appropriately
Analyze and communicate project status, risks, and schedules to all stakeholders
Collaborate with engineers, product managers, and key stakeholders, business leaders to finalize project roadmaps
Coordinate and manage different work streams, ensuring proper sequencing of tasks and a clear order of operations.
Foster effective communication and collaboration among cross-functional teams, navigating challenges and ensuring a cohesive working environment.
Maintain focus on project risks and interdependencies across the life cycle, making contingency plans to proactively address concerns that pose risk to budget, schedule, and scope.
Engage cross-functional stakeholders across multiple business units / application areas for problem solving, short-and long-term technology solutions, and risk mitigation activities.
Display strong initiative, addressing issues without prompting.
Assist in preparing presentations and presents to leadership and stakeholders.
Works closely with: Crystal Andrews (Product Director), Ilona Brand (Managing Director of Tech)
The contractor will also work closely with key staff including tech engineers, product managers, UX Designers, QA contractor, and business stakeholders
5+ years’ experience in managing multiple medium-to-large scale software development projects/programs collaborating with cross functional teams
Ability to multi-task and comfortable working within an organization that responds to the changing political climate
Persuasive communication and interpersonal skills; good consensus builder
Outstanding collaborative skills and ability to interface across organizational levels
Collaborate with stakeholders to initiate and develop business cases, outlining project objectives, benefits, scope, and feasibility
Effectively manage multiple projects concurrently, ensuring that each project is on track and aligned with organizational goals.
Maintain transparent and effective communication with stakeholders at all levels, providing regular updates on project progress.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a history of detail-oriented, start to finish project execution
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
Ability to creatively solve problems in a rapid response environment
Previous experience managing projects in the progressive activism, advocacy, campaigning, organizing, or political space
Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or equivalent)
Proficiency in project management tools and software
Proposal submissions: Please submit a resume and a proposal which includes the following information below:
Background: Name, title and contact information.
Experience: Tell us about your relevant experience. A resume may be submitted in lieu of this section if your relevant experience appears within your resume.
Approach: In two pages or less, Please tell us how you would approach the above scope of work.
Equity: Please explain whether and how your firm has advanced the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion within the firm, and state how that is reflected in the leadership ownership, and work of the firm. Please share how you will center equity in your work for this project.
Location: RFP is open to individuals/firms based in the contiguous U.S.
Cost and availability: Include an estimate for hourly rate or project rate in your proposal and any limitations on your availability.
References: Past clients (3) that MoveOn may reach out to as references, with contact info.
MoveOn reserves the right to make an award without further discussion of the proposal submitted. Therefore, the proposal should be submitted initially on the most favorable terms that the vendor could propose. There will be no best-and-final-offer procedure. MoveOn does reserve the right to contact a vendor for clarification of its proposal.
The vendor should be prepared to accept this request for proposal for incorporation into a contract resulting from this request for proposal. Contract negotiations may incorporate some or the vendor’s entire proposal. It is understood that the proposal will become a part of the official procurement file on this matter without obligation to MoveOn.
No obligation to contract
This request for proposal does not obligate MoveOn to contract for services specified herein.
Rejection of proposals
MoveOn reserves the right at its sole discretion to reject any and all proposals received without penalty and not to issue a contract as a result of this request for proposal.
The vendor will adopt and disseminate a policy that the vendor, in employment, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, ethnic identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, economic status, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected basis.