Technical Program Manager Technical Program Manager …

in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Technical Program Manager

Program Manager Software

The Organization

At Kaufman Hall, we believe that sustained success is never an accident. It is the result of sound decision making, based on data-driven analysis and disciplined thinking, and guided by the fundamental principles of corporate finance.

Kaufman Hall provides management consulting services and enterprise performance management software that help organizations realize sustained success amid changing market conditions. Since 1985, we have been a trusted advisor to boards and executive management teams, helping them incorporate proven methods into their strategic planning and financial management processes and quantify the financial impact of their plans to consistently achieve their goals.

Our services use a rigorous, disciplined, and structured approach that is based on the principles of corporate finance. The breadth and integration of our advisory services are unparalleled. Services encompass strategy; financial and capital planning; debt and derivatives-related financial transactions; capital allocation and decision making; and mergers, partnerships, and joint ventures.

Kaufman Halls Axiom Software provides sophisticated, flexible performance management solutions that empower finance professionals to analyze results, model the future, and optimize organizational decision making. Solutions for long-range planning, budgeting and forecasting, reporting and analytics, consolidations, capital planning, and profitability and cost management are delivered on a single integrated software platform.

The Position

Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC, is seeking a Program Manager to plan, coordinate and oversee internal projects according to committed deadlines and budgets. Skilled at working with team members at all levels (C-suite through end users) and multiple functions (finance, IT, departments), and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders and navigate complex organizations in order to drive timely decisions, gain stakeholder confidence, and manage risks to ensure successful execution of programs at Kaufman Hall. 

Working under the leadership and supervision of the Executive Vice President of Development, the Program Manager will be responsible for leading the management for various Programs at Kaufman Hall and with partners. The position will have primary stakeholders in Product, Development, Sales, Client Services, and Channel Partners.  

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, ability to collaborate effectively with internal leaders and demonstrated flexibility while still providing crisp project leadership. The ideal candidate will be familiar and comfortable in an environment of rapid change and evolving standards. 

Primary Responsibilities:
Working on development projects and programs; Planning, directing and coordinating activities for these enterprise level programs
Manage project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with department leads and stakeholders
Ensure performance, cost, and time goals are met while controlling or maintaining the project scope
Drive key projects and initiatives to completion
Schedule, monitor and track actual vs. planned timelines and milestones
Create project plans, identify and manage critical path, raise and manage project risks and issues
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the program
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
Coach, mentor and motivate project team members, partners, contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for assigned work
Proactively manage changes in project scope
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements, documentation, and presentations
Demonstrates strong analytical abilities with the ability to find and make use of data to measure and drive decisions.

+5 years of Excellent project or program management skills, and experience coordinating and overseeing project teams
Experience running large, complex, multi-phase, multi-stakeholder projects
Experience managing several projects or programs and internal initiatives simultaneously
Experience creating and managing complex software solutions 

Bachelors degree, or equivalent experience required

Kaufman, Hall, & Associates, LLC. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, or physical or mental disability or other legally protected category.