Chrysalis Enterprises,

Project Manager

27 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Chrysalis serves people navigating barriers to the workforce by offering a job-readiness program, individualized supportive services, and paid transitional employment. We empower our clients on their pathway to stability, security, and fulfillment in their work and lives.

Our philosophy is that a steady job is a key step in a person’s transition out of poverty and onto a pathway to self-sufficiency. Chrysalis’ core employment services are designed to meet clients where they are and support them during every phase of their self-directed job search.

About this job

In close collaboration with the AVPs, CE and VP, CE the PM, CE is responsible for managing multiple work streams associated with the growth and development of the Chrysalis’ Employment Social Enterprises.

Roles & responsibilities

Summary of Essential Duties

Create detailed work plans that identify and sequence the activities needed to successfully complete assigned recurring & one-time projects

Coordinate and support the efforts of internal and external subject matter experts, consultants, and staff in the execution of work plans

Determine the objectives and measures upon which the projects will be evaluated

Determine the resources required to complete the projects

Set progress and productivity benchmarks; develop schedules for project completion that effectively allocate resources to activities

Develop forms and records to document and benchmark project activities

Develop good working relationships with stakeholders at all levels to build consensus

Design and complete management & administrative reports and documentation as needed

Develop and lead effective and engaging meetings, focus groups, trainings, and other learning opportunities to develop solutions that are the best fit for Chrysalis clients and organizational goals

Review the quality of work completed on a regular basis to ensure it meets project standards

Record and manage project issues and escalate when necessary

Establish a communication strategy and schedule to inform and update stakeholders including appropriate staff on the progress of the projects

Participate in departmental and other meetings as needed



Two to four years minimum project management experience in a business or non-profit environment.

Proficient with various project management tools, including PM software to drive efficiency and productivity.

Ability to identify, articulate, and execute the appropriate and most efficient project management methodology for projects as assigned.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment requiring a high level of attention to detail.

Interest in, experience working with, and sensitivity toward the Chrysalis client population, including the unhoused and re-entry populations.

Excellent teamwork and leadership skills.

Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills, including using tact and diplomacy in all interactions and appropriately representing Chrysalis to external audiences.

High level of proficiency in software applications including, Microsoft Office Suite, Internet, and Google programs required. Willingness to learn new computer applications.

Excellent written, and verbal communication, organization, and time management skills.

Ability to multitask and prioritize yet maintain flexibility.

Self-starter with a “can do” attitude and initiative.

Ability to interact with clients, colleagues, partners, and other others with diplomacy and tact.

Ability to solve challenging operational problems and make timely decisions, often under pressure with tight and competing deadlines.

Reliable transportation. Willingness to travel among locations as needed.

Thrive in high-paced environment.

Fair Chance Hiring Statement

Chrysalis is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from all qualified individuals who share lived experience with the communities we serve. In particular, Chrysalis welcomes applicants who are formerly incarcerated and/or justice-involved; people who have experienced housing insecurity and/or economic inequity; Black, Indigenous, and people of color; persons with disabilities; ethnic and religious minorities; and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

To apply

Please take the time to apply on our website. We are excited to take the time to review your resume.

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