Program Manager II

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract

job description

Program Manager II

Role: Program Manager II

Duration: 12 Months

Location: Chicago,Illinois

Description:

Must submit PROJECT DELIVERABLE TEMPLATE along with resume

  • Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of company programs.
  • Responsibilities also include aiding in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating preparations of proposals, plans, specifications, and financial conditions of contracts.
  • Develops new business and expands product line.
  • Ensures adherence to master plans and schedules, develops solutions to program problems, and directs work of incumbents assigned to program from various departments.
  • Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Acts as advisor to program team regarding projects, tasks, and operations.
  • Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of complex tasks.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Typically reports to a unit/department head
KEY DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES

- 40% - Lead and manage projects as assigned, both tactical and strategic

- 40% - Deliver high quality artifacts and outcome through all phases of PMLC including Envision, Design, Build, and Activate as needed to realize measurable business results

- 10% - Coach, guide, train project team members and other PMs on EDBA, PMLC and related artifacts and deliverables

- 10% - Assist team members and research operational and performance data to provide statistics, trends, and reporting that inform leadership steering and decision-making, and as assigned

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION

- Undergraduate degree in business, technical, or aviation related discipline required

- Advanced degree preferred

- Project Management (PMI) Certification (Preferred)

- Lean Six Sigma certification

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS


- Experience managing multiple large, complex projects across multiple functions

- Experience managing and mentoring project management staff

- Proven expertise successfully managing business and technical resources under an integrated project plan to ensure the alignment of resources

- Experience presenting, escalating, and providing solutions to senior leadership

- Demonstrated experience delivering measurable business benefit through project execution

- Strong interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills

- Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating, delegating and motivating cross functional groups or activities

- Exposure with change management/facilitation, enterprise communication and training

- Highly organized, and the ability to multi-task competing priorities

- Provide leadership, guidance, influence and mentoring for project teams

- Experience with process/system mapping and analysis

- Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

- Experience with process/system mapping and analysis

- Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

- Proven project management experience

- Ability to manage business and technical resources with an integrated project plan

- Experience presenting, escalating, and providing solutions to senior leadership

- Experience working within SDLC/PMLC and a track record of delivery

- Microsoft Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project proficiency


EXPERIENCE

- 7+ years work experience

- 5+ years managing projects

- Demonstrated successful project delivery using fundamentals of PMBOK practices/methodologies

- Demonstrated successful execution using SDLC, PMLC, DMAIC or DFSS methodology


- 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

- Has discretion in making tactical decisions; provides input on strategic decisions to management as required. Decisions and achievement of results could have a significant impact on the group's overall performance. Effects could be long-lasting; expected to be creative to develop high-impact changes in processes or strategies..

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