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Assistant Project Manager
Cambridge Associates LLC Arlington, VA

Assistant Project Manager

Cambridge Associates LLC
Arlington, VA
  • Full-Time



Cambridge Associates believes culture is central to your success and ours.

We believe in a vibrant, values-driven culture that is supportive, inclusive, and diverse. Here, we celebrate the individual while we support global connectivity. At CA, collaboration wins, kindness matters, and your success is our priority.

o We foster an inclusive and diverse environment that enables all individuals to engage and bring their full selves to work.


Cambridge Associates believes our clients come first.

Our clients are the most compelling endowments, foundations, pensions, private clients and institutional investors around the globe. We lock arms with them to meet and exceed their investment objectives, so they can change the world.


Cambridge Associatesbelieves we do our best when you do your best.

At CA, we are only as successful as you are. We actively recruit and invest in the most dynamic and diverse talent and then empower you to succeed. By leveraging your unique skills, developing your individual career goals, and building a collaborative global community of connected, diverse individuals, we build a community that is stronger together.

But enough about us. Tell us about YOU

o Are you a bold individual seeking an opportunity to contribute to a value-based, collaborative environment in some of the most exciting cities around the globe?

o Are you eager to work for an organization committed to diversity, inclusion, sustainability, and Corporate Social Responsibility?

o Do you strive to work in an environment that encourages innovation and teamwork?

o Are you a thought leader who cares about making a difference in the world while contributing to an amazing culture?

o Do you value a challenging professional opportunity where you can leverage your skills, gain a valuable foundational in finance and investment, and build a long-term career development plan?

o Are you seeking a competitive salary a robust and comprehensive benefits program, and a variety of attractive benefits and perks?


The Manager Data Team is responsible for all aspects of investment data management for Cambridge Associates. This includes data collection, document management, data interpretation, data quality control, and request management.

Assistant Project Managers on the Manager Data Team will drive multiple projects of various size and complexity focusing on enhancement of existing processes/tools/applications or creation of new processes/tools/applications and data quality management. Assistant Project Managers are expected to lead several small projects or 1-2 large projects as the core of their role. In addition to managing projects, the individual will support and collaborate with the Directors and Managers in identifying initiatives for the group as a whole and could be asked to manage personnel based on team growth and need.


§ Provide leadership on project management tasks under the direction of the team's Project and Operations Managers

§ Create independently or contribute to the creation of project plans and schedules, depending on project scale

§ Analyze project data to identify problems, produce insights, and make recommendations

§ Execute on project plans by assigning work, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, creating tracking sheets, managing risks and scope changes, and documenting

§ Provide input into project requirements and success metrics

§ Prepare written updates and present periodically to stakeholders on progress as well as problems and solutions

§ Build relationships across departments to facilitate cross functional projects

§ Bring creative solutioning and outside the box thinking to complex challenges


§ Proven track record of working on projects in data-focused environment required. Experience in operations or the investment management industry a plus.

§ Deep expertise in two or more of the following domain areas as a project lead: project management, data quality management, data analysis, process improvement, or investment data

§ Proven relationship management skills; an ability to direct and lead large scale project efforts amongst individuals across different functional groups

§ Effective written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate with internal and external parties at all levels

§ Ability to write thorough business requirements

§ Ability to pivot project plans and outcomes due to changing budgets, priorities, or other factors

§ Strong Excel skills required. SQL skills and Asana experience a plus

Want to learn more?

Click HERE to learn more about how Cambridge Associates lives our firm values every day. (

Click HERE to learn more about Cambridge Associates invests in diversity and inclusion. (

Click HERE to learn more about our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. (

The firm is committed to the concept and practice of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. It is expected that all employees will follow a similar policy toward their co-workers.


Cambridge Associates LLC

Arlington, VA



Posted date

February 22, 2024

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Cambridge Associates LLC job posting for a Assistant Project Manager in Arlington, VA with a salary of $61,500 to $101,200 Yearly with a map of Arlington location.