• Program Manager - Business Planning and Operations

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Requisition ID
    Business & Strategic Planning
  • What's the role?

    The Strategic Program Manager will report to the Head of PMO within the Platform Business Planning & Operations team. We are looking for knowledge in the areas of software engineering but also skills to handle governance meetings and follow up on actions with senior stakeholders. Today the PMO manages projects related to software and map development evolution, outsourcing, KPIs and dashboards. We are expanding the scope of the team to handle any kind of project impacting the Platform organization including governance related ones. The Strategic Program Manager should be flexible enough to handle new or existing projects on those areas. The candidate must be able to communicate recommendations, roll-up the sleeves to help drive implementation and track project impact and progress.

    • Drive project and program management excellence throughout the organization.
    • Provide a leading role in managing Projects and Programs cooperating with multiple stakeholders.
    • Liaise with respective teams inside Platform BP&O to support, and at times drive, the establishment of end-to-end repeatable business operational processes to unlock business value and engrain capabilities in the organization. 
    • Plan milestones and business features and lead teams in executing on those given objectives.
    • Drive consensus among globally-distributed teams and steer problem-solving towards a unified goal.

    Who are you?

    • 8 + years of successful management and solution delivery for large complex cross-functional projects and programs
    • PMP or other Project Management certification desirable
    • Understanding of agile development methodologies, values, and procedures
    • Demonstrated accomplishments in contributing at a strategic level in a complex, matrix environment
    • Excellent communication skills and flexibility to work in multi-cultural and multi-functional environments
    • Ability to work efficiently under pressure with tight deadlines and demanding quality
    • Ability to interact, negotiate and influence peers and leaders
    • A positive "can do" attitude

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