Program Manager


Chicago, Illinois

23 days ago

Experience +8 years

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Program Manager
Chicago, Illinois

23 days ago

Job Description

Role: Program Manager (Data Transmission) 
Duration: 6 months (Possibility for extension)
Work Locations: Chicago, IL, with the possibility of traveling to Houston, TX

Work Schedule: Remote, Hybrid, Onsite?
2 days a week onsite in Chicago, IL
Will this person have to travel?
If so, what is the % of travel: 20%
Will they be reimbursed for travel? Yes
Top 5 Skill sets
1. Finance Projects
2. Agile Project Management and Portfolio Management
3. Data warehouse, Analytics, Oracle EPM, and Data Governance
4. Can handle multiple projects; Stay on top of timelines, budgets, and risks
5. Strong Written and Verbal skills; Executive presence
Nice to have skills or certifications:
1. Agile Certs – SAFE, Scrum Master etc.
2. Agile portfolio management
Job Summary:
Project level:
  • Responsible management/execution of project(s)/ programs assigned
  • Manage scope, issues, risks, and critical path activities thru a partnership multiple workgroups
  • Establish governance and actively engage key stakeholders
  • Create and manage integrated project schedule, budget, constraints, and dependencies
  • Ensure deliverables, milestones, and benefits are met
  • Work with business to help drive adoption thru process and procedures for DT related projects
  • Proactively manage key project activities, resource requirements, and projects interdependencies
  • Report the performance of projects/programs to the project team, stakeholders, and leadership
  • Ability to adapt/tailor presentation to the audience
  • Perform other tasks as assigned
At the DT Development level:
  • Manage overall portfolio by ensure the prioritization of projects, program and portfolio
  • Properly management the allocation of resources
  • Support Development Team and director as assigned
  • 8+ years experience of project management (with 6+ years managing DT projects via Agile project management)
  • Experience and knowledge in data analytics initiatives such as Data Warehouse, Data Hub, Data Governance, Analytics, and Predictive Analytics.
  • Led cross-functional complex projects/programs greater than $2M+
  • Highly organized, strong management skills, and ability to multi-task competing priorities
  • Excellent active listening skills and self-awareness
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to conform to shifting demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, and Word
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Familiarity with Oracle EPM (Enterprise Performance Management)
  • Aviation industry experience
  • Finance background
  • PMP
  • Green Belt / LSS
More notes about the job:
  • Hybrid role (mostly at Willis location, may need to travel to other UA locations as needed).
  • Local candidate only (no out of state or out of country)
  • Seeking well-rounded candidates
  • Position reports to DT Development Director
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
  • Resume should be current and cap at two pages – MAX
  • High-level interview process: initial interview, panel interview, and/or leadership interview (may combine initial/panel interview)

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $70.00/hr.