CDI Project Manager

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The RSM Culture Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) program is expanding rapidly in its mission to impact the talent and client experience in positive ways. As such, increases in the duties and tasks required to execute the CDI program effectively, necessitate the support of an administrative leader and project management talent to accelerate deliverables, performance and outcomes for this team.


This Team Manager role serves to provide organizational, administrative and project management support to the CDI team. The role is based in the McLean Virginia RSM office but will interact with CDI team members and others nationally. The experienced, high-energy, detail-oriented professional will support the achievement of goals and activities advancing CDI. The role is specifically focused on working directly with CDI executive and functional leaders delivering certain administrative, management and event execution assignments relative to:

  • CDI councils

  • Diverse Professional Organization (DPO) organizations,

  • National partnerships,

  • External consultant deliverables and will include work with CDI leaders, project managers and team members to achieve CDI success

The candidate will work daily and directly with CDI leaders to ensure activity coordination and relevant deliverables, schedules, conference calls, meetings, agendas, Power Point presentations and support for time-sensitive projects is achieved. This includes activity tracking and timely communications - both vital to administrative management, special events, workshops, and relevant content, as well as, other actions in support of execution of the CDI program.


Essential Duties


CDI Team Management


  • CDI Leaders - Work with CDI leaders supporting team administrative needs objectives and deliverables to ensure all conference, presentations, meetings and events are executed with proper planning and are inclusive of all necessary contributors. This includes coordination and planning or internal CDI meetings and team convening.
  • CDI Events - Support the execution and management of certain CDI events, owning aspects of planning and production, which may include supporting leaders by working with venues, vendors, career fair teams, premiums and collateral, speakers, materials and presentation content for event success.
  • CDI Communication - Assistance compiling and producing data and content for introducing CDI as well as reporting of CDI outcomes to various audiences. Fielding questions for CDI leaders and sharing feedback, input and ideas for continuous improvement of the CDI program. Keeping an open line of communication with the project managers and participants so they can alert of potential snags and problems on the horizon.

Administrative Support

  • Supporting CDI leaders with various tasks to advance execution of the CDI program as well as personal and team schedules, travel, communication and assistance to allow increased effectiveness 

  • Resolves administrative problems by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions 

  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and executing administrative projects; expediting work results. 

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal RSM/CDI support networks and relationships. 

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor degree required
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred; and recommended to be obtained within 2 years of start

Technical Skills 

  • Proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) required
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal required

    Strong project management and execution support skills required

  • Effective organization and time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects required

  • Strong attention to detail required

  • Operate with a sense of urgency required


  • 5-7 years of administrative experience required
  • Experience managing time-sensitive, large scale projects, timelines and related deliverables and production required
  • Experience working with corporate program objectives and leadership preferred
  • Previous professional services experience preferred 

Leadership Skills  

  • Ability to prioritize work and set deadlines for self and others required
  • Ability to work with leadership in execution of plans and projects to drive deliverables activities, outcomes and accomplishments required
  • Ability to direct and review the results of projects or assignments required 
  • Previous project or team support experience preferred
  • Operate consistently in a manner that supports the firm culture and values required
  • Ability to drive collaboration and communication between teams required  

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID req3411
Line of Business: Internal Client Service
SubFunction: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req3411
Location: 1861 International Drive, Suite 400, McLean, VA US
Region: National
Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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