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Senior Project Manager, Data Solutions and Platforms

Less than 24h ago | Burlington, Vermont, United States | Perficient

Senior Project Manager, Data Solutions and Platforms

Less than 24h ago | Burlington, Vermont, United States | Perficient

Perficient

Opening date:January 25

Closing date : February 25 2021

Information Technology (IT)

Type:Full Time

Job description

At Perficient, you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Project Manager

The Senior Data Solutions Project Manager will have complete responsibility for the day-to-day management of the engagement, including all aspects related to managing our consulting team and structuring the architecture for Data projects resulting in a successful delivery and a satisfied, reference-able client.

Job Overview:

A Senior Project Manager is expected to be knowledgeable in two or more technologies within Data Solutions. They may or may not have a programming background, but will have expert infrastructure architecture, client presales / presentation, team management and thought leadership skills.

You will also contribute in a variety of roles in thought leadership, mentorship, systems analysis, architecture, design, configuration, testing, debugging, and documentation. You will challenge your leading edge solutions, consultative and business skills through the diversity of work in multiple industry domains. This role is considered part of the Business Unit Senior Leadership team and may mentor junior architects and other delivery team members.

Responsabilities

  • Lead large data platform implementations including multi-shore and multi-capability.
  • Define program operating model for a large, multi-shore, multiple business unit level program with complex eco-system of client personas, vendor personas, and Perficient teams
  • Define and have a clear, high level understanding of the project/program goals and the status towards them, to be able to articulate progress, milestones achieved, risks and issues to any internal or external stakeholder, even if possible, help the team anticipate and prevent issues with adequate risk management and laser focus on goal-orientation
  • See the whole picture (the forest, not the tree) of the business, it's drivers, actors involved and processes, that will allow him to help the team that is more on the day to day on not losing sight of that big picture and the north they are following
  • Define the goals of the program and key KPI's/OKR's to measure and monitor them
  • Proactively develop strong relationships with Business and IT leaders from the C-suite level to front line delivery consultant
  • Build trust with clients, stakeholders and team members alike, with empathy, great communication and negotiation skills
  • Create evaluation frameworks and facilitate project prioritization discussions and decisions.
  • Drive guidance and leadership around resource planning against the prioritized portfolio of projects
  • Provide leadership expertise on Agile product delivery working very closely with Agile coach and Scrum masters
  • Engage with the project teams and the business to understand project and resource needs
  • Provide comprehensive visibility into project status even for those projects not directly involved.
  • Define and implement necessary processes and tools to support adoption of PMO administration across the enterprise including the creation of templates and training materials
  • Ensure monitoring of progress against all projects is timely and accurate and enables Sponsors and stakeholders to have visibility and sufficient information to make required decisions
  • Cultivate highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources; the ability to effectively manage the engagement while recognizing and leveraging the expertise of the different resources and the importance of their contributions is critical.
  • Ensure deliverables are of the highest quality to promote client satisfaction.
  • Produce key project management deliverables such as project charters, project plans, resource plans, risk mitigation plans, change management plans, etc.
  • Mentor and provide solutions delivery expertise to less experienced team members.
  • Monitor engagement team performance and provide feedback.
  • Team with the business developer to drive ongoing client development activities.
  • Participate on client engagement steering committees as necessary to set client expectations and issue and resolution management.
  • Lead the business development efforts from a delivery perspective.
  • Develop overall estimates of the effort / resource requirements / schedule.

Qualifications

  • 12 + years of experience 
  • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture
  • Strong client management and executive level communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage data projects leveraging agile methodologies.   
  • Able to translate strategic roadmaps into an actionable program plan.  
  • ​Solid technical understanding of data governance, data quality, and capability management
  • Experience managing large data platform implementations including multi-shore and multi-capability. Technology experience should include Data, Business Intelligence, ETL Platforms,  Master Data Management, and Platforms
  • Experience leading and delivering complex enterprise solutions and teams.
  • Serving as the senior delivery resource for consulting engagements; cultivating highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources.
  • Client facing or consulting experience highly preferred.
  • Skilled problem solvers with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions.
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments.
  • Future technology leaders- dynamic individuals energized by fast paced personal and professional growth.
  • Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver.
  • Serve as a technical lead and mentor. Provide technical support or leadership in the development and continual improvement of service.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Proven track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes
  • Experience responding to RFPs/RFQs and procurement deadlines.
  • Proven track record working with and selling to the stakeholders, executives, and decision makers of Fortune 1000 companies.
  • Proven domain expertise with experience building business cases and communicating client-specific value proposition and establishing yourself as a trusted adviser.
  • Leading technical discussions with business and technical decision makers, including detailing technical specifications, product roadmaps, deployment, and third-party integrations
  • Demonstrated capability to handle Proof of Concept and solution demonstrations.
  • Experience coordinating Sales team members to develop sales scripts, discovery process, best practices, sharing expertise/training and guiding solution development.
  • Experience with recruiting, personnel management, and performance reviews.
  • Experience in sales support role, particularly discovery meetings, demos, roadmaps, and engagement assessment.
  • Must be open to travel post COVID

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

More About Perficient

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

Senior Project Manager, Informatica and Data Quality

Less than 24h ago | Burlington, Vermont, United States | Perficient

Senior Project Manager, Informatica and Data Quality

Less than 24h ago | Burlington, Vermont, United States | Perficient

Perficient

Opening date:January 25

Closing date : February 25 2021

Information Technology (IT)

Type:Full Time

Job description

Overview

At Perficient, you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. You will do this with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.



Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Program Manager with Informatica and Data Quality experience.

The Senior Project Manager will have complete responsibility for the day-to-day management of the engagement, including all aspects related to managing our consulting team and structuring the architecture for Data projects resulting in a successful delivery and a satisfied, reference-able client.

Job Overview

A Senior Project Manager is expected to be knowledgeable in two or more technologies within Data Solutions,specifically Informatica and Data Quality. Programming background is a plus, but will have expert infrastructure architecture, client presales / presentation, team management and thought leadership skills.

You will also contribute in a variety of roles in thought leadership, mentorship, systems analysis, architecture, design, configuration, testing, debugging, and documentation. You will challenge your leading edge solutions, consultative and business skills through the diversity of work in multiple industry domains. This role is considered part of the Business Unit Senior Leadership team and may mentor junior architects and other delivery team members.

Responsibilities

  • Lead large data platform implementations including multi-shore and multi-capability.
  • Define program operating model for a large, multi-shore, multiple business unit level program with complex eco-system of client personas, vendor personas, and Perficient teams
  • Define and have a clear, high level understanding of the project/program goals and the status towards them, to be able to articulate progress, milestones achieved, risks and issues to any internal or external stakeholder, even if possible, help the team anticipate and prevent issues with adequate risk management and laser focus on goal-orientation
  • See the whole picture (the forest, not the tree) of the business, it's drivers, actors involved and processes, that will allow him to help the team that is more on the day to day on not losing sight of that big picture and the north they are following
  • Define the goals of the program and key KPI's/OKR's to measure and monitor them
  • Proactively develop strong relationships with Business and IT leaders from the C-suite level to front line delivery consultant
  • Build trust with clients, stakeholders and team members alike, with empathy, great communication and negotiation skills
  • Create evaluation frameworks and facilitate project prioritization discussions and decisions.
  • Drive guidance and leadership around resource planning against the prioritized portfolio of projects
  • Provide leadership expertise on Agile product delivery working very closely with Agile coach and Scrum masters
  • Engage with the project teams and the business to understand project and resource needs
  • Provide comprehensive visibility into project status even for those projects not directly involved.
  • Define and implement necessary processes and tools to support adoption of PMO administration across the enterprise including the creation of templates and training materials
  • Ensure monitoring of progress against all projects is timely and accurate and enables Sponsors and stakeholders to have visibility and sufficient information to make required decisions
  • Cultivate highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources; the ability to effectively manage the engagement while recognizing and leveraging the expertise of the different resources and the importance of their contributions is critical.
  • Ensure deliverables are of the highest quality to promote client satisfaction.
  • Produce key project management deliverables such as project charters, project plans, resource plans, risk mitigation plans, change management plans, etc.
  • Mentor and provide solutions delivery expertise to less experienced team members.
  • Monitor engagement team performance and provide feedback.
  • Team with the business developer to drive ongoing client development activities.
  • Participate on client engagement steering committees as necessary to set client expectations and issue and resolution management.
  • Lead the business development efforts from a delivery perspective.
  • Develop overall estimates of the effort / resource requirements / schedule.

Qualifications

  • 12 + years of experience as a Project Manager
  • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture
  • Strong client management and executive level communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage data projects leveraging agile methodologies. Able to translate strategic roadmaps into an actionable program plan.
  • Solid technical understanding of data governance, data quality, and capability management
  • Experience managing large data platform implementations including multi-shore and multi-capability. Technology experience should include Data, Business Intelligence, ETL Platforms, Master Data Management, and Platforms
  • Experience leading and delivering complex enterprise solutions and teams.
  • Experience with Informatica Data Quality
  • Serving as the senior delivery resource for consulting engagements; cultivating highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources.
  • Client facing or consulting experience highly preferred.
  • Skilled problem solvers with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions.
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments.
  • Future technology leaders- dynamic individuals energized by fast paced personal and professional growth.
  • Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver.
  • Serve as a technical lead and mentor. Provide technical support or leadership in the development and continual improvement of service.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Proven track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes
  • Experience responding to RFPs/RFQs and procurement deadlines.
  • Proven track record working with and selling to the stakeholders, executives, and decision makers of Fortune 1000 companies.
  • Proven domain expertise with experience building business cases and communicating client-specific value proposition and establishing yourself as a trusted adviser.
  • Leading technical discussions with business and technical decision makers, including detailing technical specifications, product roadmaps, deployment, and third-party integrations
  • Demonstrated capability to handle Proof of Concept and solution demonstrations.
  • Experience coordinating Sales team members to develop sales scripts, discovery process, best practices, sharing expertise/training and guiding solution development.
  • Experience with recruiting, personnel management, and performance reviews.
  • Experience in sales support role, particularly discovery meetings, demos, roadmaps, and engagement assessment.
  • Must be open to travel post COVID

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

More About Perficient

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

Senior Project Manager

Less than 24h ago | Winooski, Vermont, United States | Marathon Health

Senior Project Manager

Less than 24h ago | Winooski, Vermont, United States | Marathon Health

Marathon Health

Opening date:January 25

Closing date : February 25 2021

Healthcare

Remote opportunity

Type:Full Time

Job description

Senior Project Manager

We are looking for a full time Senior Project Manager to join our fast growing company. We are looking for someone focused on solving challenges in healthcare through employer based healthcare solutions.

About Marathon Health

Marathon Health is one of the nation’s leading providers of employer-based health services.   We serve businesses throughout the United States, providing a different kind of healthcare program that focuses on total population health management and health risk reduction.

Marathon Health promotes a culture of health and wellness in everything we do. It is for this reason we seek to hire individuals who embrace wellness and model healthy behaviors in their own lives. We are proud to be a drug and tobacco free company. We value the richness diversity brings to our workforce and are committed to being an equal opportunity employer and provider (EOE).

The focus of the Sr. Project Manager role is to manage cross-functional projects simultaneously within the organization.  These projects can vary in scope from implementing an enterprise-wide strategic initiative, working with a construction company to deliver a new health center, or bringing on a new client.  The Sr. Project Manager will also be asked to assist in defining and contributing to the continuous improvement of project management processes utilized by other project managers in the PMO.  The Sr. Project Manager can manage a project from inception (idea) until completion (operational).  The Sr. Project Manager will coach and mentor less experienced Project Managers to ensure the entire PMO team is executing projects in the most effective and efficient way as the company continues to grow.  The Sr. Project Manager is expected to deliver a project in alignment with stated customer objectives related to time, cost, scope and quality.  In addition to projects being completed on-time, on-budget, within scope and with high quality, a positive project experience by the team and clients is also desired.  

This position is based in Indianapolis, IN, however, for the right candidate consideration will be made to work remotely.  This position requires domestic travel approximately 25 - 30% of the time, including some weekends.

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), FSA, life and disability, PTO and paid holidays and an outstanding working environment.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing a project plan and leading a team to successfully launch new products, organization capabilities, and new clients through effective execution of the plan. Ability to organize and motivate a team to accomplish goals in a tight timeframe.
  • Requires the ability to plan and manage resources and budget for project work
  • Requires demonstrated ability to organize and execute work independently and effectively with frequent deadlines.
  • Requires strong ability to balance competing needs and priorities, and to stay focused on the priorities of the business.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Manage changes to project scope, schedule, and costs using appropriate monitoring and controlling techniques.
  • Report project status, and escalate project risks and issues to leadership when appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Requires 5-10 years of project, program, and/or portfolio management experience
  • PMP or Six Sigma certification desired
  • At least 7 years' experience in the healthcare or consulting services industry preferred
  • Experience and knowledge of project management standards and best practices
  • Experience with developing, leading a team to successful launch through executing the overall project plan. Ability to organize and motivate a team to accomplish goals in a tight timeframe
  • Requires the ability to define the project scope and objectives, and develop a project plan to monitor and track progress with all appropriate stakeholders.
  • Requires the ability to manage interdepartmental resources and 3rd party vendors to execute project.
  • Requires the ability to create a budget, manage a project to meet budgetary goals, and adjusting the plan when needed based on financial analysis.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization; both orally and in writing.  
  • Requires strong customer service skills.  
  • Requires ability to promote teamwork and build effective relationships.  
  • Requires ability to take initiative and meet objectives.  
  • Requires a high level of interpersonal, critical thinking, and problem-solving and skills. 
  • Requires ability to maintain confidential communication and use judgment and discretion. 
  • Requires strong ability to balance competing needs and priorities, and to stay focused on the priorities of the business. 
 
 
 

Business Development Program Manager

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Business Development Program Manager

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Newsela

Opening date:January 22

Closing date : February 22 2021

Professional Training & Coaching

Remote opportunity

Can only be done remotely

Type:Full Time

Job description

Remote

The Role:

The Business Development Program Manager will operationalize the Business Development (BD) incubation model, actively source and manage programs and partnerships, own all partner program success KPIs, and scale successful programs across the company. You will analyze existing programs to ensure we have the proper operational and reporting systems in place to make informed decisions about the viability of each program. You’ll also continuously identify and develop new BD programs or partner strategies, playbooks and/or business plans to ensure all internal stakeholders can make informed decisions about when and how to scale successful programs across the business. This is a highly collaborative role that will interface with Sales, Sales Enablement, Product, Instructional Technical, Marketing, Customer Success, and Finance.

Why You’ll Love This Role:

You will get to take a project from inception to scale, defining the end goals and building success KPIs and reporting systems from scratch. The programs you build will be highly visible, and will empower other teams to operate more efficiently and make more informed decisions. Your work will directly impact our ability to scale Newsela’s reach, bring our products to more educators and students, and enable accessible, engaging learning that empowers students. In addition to helping our business grow, you will get to work with an enthusiastic, cross-functional team to catapult Newsela’s growth as we scale our national Sales organization.

Why We’ll Love You:

You have 3-5 years of experience working on strategic partnerships, program management or management consulting. You have demonstrated success developing new strategic partnerships and/or programs, including working with other teams to scope dependencies and requirements, developing financial modeling and business proposals, and define KPIs and internal reporting mechanisms to drive success. You are creative, strategic and systematic in your approach to solving problems and implementing systems. You’re also a self-starter, able to manage complex projects on a tight timeline, and are comfortable working in a highly collaborative environment While not required, experience in the education space is a bonus.

About Newsela:

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.

Customer Optimization Project Manager

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Customer Optimization Project Manager

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Newsela

Opening date:January 22

Closing date : February 22 2021

Professional Training & Coaching

Remote opportunity

Can only be done remotely

Type:Full Time

Job description

Remote

The Role

As the Customer Optimization Project Manager, you will be tasked with leading back-office technology projects within the Customer Optimization team. Reporting to the Manager of Customer Optimization Project Management, you will work closely with a variety of stakeholders to understand business problems, capture requirements and closely partner with technologists within the Customer Optimization team to design and implement solutions to make a positive impact to the business. You’ll help ensure projects are on time and on budget, and act as the key point of contact between senior leaders, accountable project leads, project team members, and other stakeholders. You’ll also help identify potential problems, facilitate solutions, and communicate next steps to ensure we’re delivering the best possible customer experience to Newsela clients and prospects across the country.

Why You’ll Love This Role

Your work will directly enable Newsela’s Customer organization to scale its existing client base to ensure that we are always maximizing the potential of our solutions, which are designed to shape the future of education and provide accessible, engaging reading content to K12 students and teachers nationwide. The work you do will lay the groundwork for how a PMO should be established at Newsela. You’ll be a resource across teams, and will get to work with a wide variety of stakeholders. You’ll have an opportunity to help shape and define the business processes and projects you manage, as we implement our new strategic project management function in an expanding Customer team. You’ll also have the opportunity to grow your project management skills, and your role will continue to grow and develop as you do.

Why We’ll Love You:

You are a detail-oriented, proactive planner who can seamlessly navigate complex problems, scope, and build a comprehensive project plan. Your 2+ years of experience have given you robust knowledge of time management, project coordination, and prioritization strategies have enabled you to successfully execute projects on time and within scope. You’re also familiar with Agile development processes and terminology, and have used them to effectively influence technical and non technical teams to keep projects on track. You’re an effective communicator who always seeks input from key stakeholders to drive alignment and deep understanding of the project at hand, while providing transparency and key information to all teammates from engineers to product managers, to exec team members. Bonus points if you’ve worked with Monday.com, Salesforce, Gainsight, Outreach, HighSpot or other Sales enablement platforms.

About Newsela

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.

Project Manager, Product

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Project Manager, Product

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Newsela

Opening date:January 22

Closing date : February 22 2021

Staffing and Recruiting

Remote opportunity

Can only be done remotely

Type:Full Time

Job description

Remote

The Role

The Project Manager, Product will be responsible for project scoping, planning and execution of various cross-functional team projects each product work cycle that help the Product team meet our quarterly and annual key deliverables, and that drive towards greater engagement and core adoption in schools. Your work may cover anything from supporting sizing and forecasting resources to meet project needs, organizing information for critical project stakeholders, facilitating forward movement of projects while keeping the team motivated. You’ll help ensure projects are on time and within resource constraints, as well as act as the key point of contact between senior leaders, accountable project leads, and other stakeholders across the company. Additionally, you’ll partner with our other project managers to develop systems and processes to scale our project management work, with a goal of improving efficiencies, standardization of projects and optimization of our work.

Why You’ll Love This Role

Your work will directly enable us to build and deliver solutions that help shape the future of education and provide accessible, engaging reading content to over tens of millions of users nationwide. You’re passionate about education, literacy, and current events, and are excited to work at a company where you and your teammates believe in the mission and the product. You’ll be a resource across teams, and will get to work with a wide variety of stakeholders within Newsela. You’ll have an opportunity to help shape and define the product processes you manage, as we implement our new project management function in an expanding Product team. You’ll also have the opportunity to grow your project management skills, and your role will continue to grow and develop as you do.

Why We’ll Love You

Your 3+ years of experience leading projects have given you robust knowledge of time management, project coordination, and prioritization strategies have enabled you to successfully execute projects on time and within scope. You are a detail-oriented, proactive planner who can seamlessly navigate complex problems, scope, and build a comprehensive project plan. You have a bank of proven project management processes and have used them to effectively influence technical and non-technical teams to keep projects on track. You’re an effective communicator who always seeks input from key stakeholders to drive alignment and deep understanding of the project at hand, while providing transparency and key information to all teammates from engineers to product managers. Bonus points if you have a background in: building scalable project management systems, or have technical, design, product, data or strategic planning experience.

About Newsela

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.

Demand Generation Program Manager, SMB

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Demand Generation Program Manager, SMB

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Newsela

Opening date:January 22

Closing date : February 22 2021

Staffing and Recruiting

Remote opportunity

Can only be done remotely

Type:Full Time

Job description

Remote

The Role:

The Demand Generation Program Manager will work cross-functionally with Newsela’s go-to-market and product management teams to lead growth marketing and conversion rate optimization amongst our school buyer segment. You will create, manage, and experiment with marketing programs to monetize Newsela’s free trial strategy, and develop quarterly multi-channel marketing programs to drive awareness and create demand among school leaders. You’ll ideate, develop, and execute a testing calendar, and monitor results and optimize performance in order to achieve our quarterly and yearly KPIs. You’ll play a key role in building and maturing the path to purchase and go to market strategy for our school segment, working cross-functionally with teams inside and outside of marketing.

Why You’ll Love This Role:

As a Demand Generation Program Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to be part of a world-class marketing team, in a position you’re sure to find professionally and personally rewarding. Marketing Programs serve as the anchor point for our audience-driven campaigns, and this role will play a critical role in our mission to bring Newsela’s products to classrooms across the US. You’ll be instrumental in the growth of Newsela’s reach in the market, and ultimately impact in classrooms. You’ll have the opportunity to be at the center of building out a new go-to-market strategy for a key audience segment from the ground up, while working collaboratively with a team of cross-functional stakeholders. And, from digital marketing to live and virtual events, direct mail to email, banners to video, paid media to organic social, demand generation to thought leadership and more, you’ll have ample opportunity to build on your repertoire of marketing skills.

Why We’ll Love You:

You are a data-driven B2B marketer with great strategic instincts, an analytical mindset, and exceptional project management skills. You have at least 5 years experience with A/B testing, multivariate testing, and have a passion for crunching numbers and optimizing audience targeting, messaging, offers, channels, and creative to optimize lead generation performance. You have experience with experimenting at every stage of the funnel and driving conversions through free trial and/or eCommerce experience. You have a working knowledge of marketing automation platforms, digital advertising, and leading marketing analytics tools.

About Newsela:

Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that combines engaging, leveled content with integrated formative assessments and insights to supercharge engagement and learning in every subject. Students and teachers use Newsela to find digital content from 100+ of the best sources—from National Geographic to NASA, Biography.com to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Washington Post to the Wichita Eagle. Content is instructionalized to meet students where they are, with interactive tools and analytics to take them where they want to go. Newsela has become an essential solution for schools and districts, with a presence in over 90% of U.S. K-12 schools. Newsela is the content platform for the connected classroom.

Business Analyst/Project Manager

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Leslie's

Business Analyst/Project Manager

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Leslie's

Leslie's

Opening date:January 22

Closing date : February 22 2021

Information Technology (IT)

Type:Full Time

Job description

Business Analyst/Project Manager - (21001010)

Description

Leslie's is the world's largest retailer of swimming pool supplies. With multiple retail stores across the US and several Commercial, Service, E-Commerce, and Distribution divisions, the opportunities here are truly endless!

As a member of the Omnichannel Systems team, the Business Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and documenting customer requirements for projects. Creating detailed functional and technical designs that are accurately documented and verified by customers. The Business Analyst will assist the PMO with developing project documentation and ensure project success through on-time deliverables. This position will be responsible for enterprise level projects that contribute to the efficiency, productivity and success of Leslie's Poolmart.

Day-to-Day

  • Assists in the establishment of and adheres to well-established, best-practice project management processes/procedures
  • Facilitates the creation of project proposals (including timelines, business value analysis, budgets and resources)
  • Will provide support to IT Management and Business Project Sponsors or Key Stake Holders in fulfilling the vision, direction, and timetable of technical and business process improvement projects that relate to new software development and existing software systems
  • Assist PMO to help lead project activities with emphasis on project requirements gathering/specification, testing, quality assurance and user training
  • Identifies, evaluates and documents business needs and objectives, operational processes and procedures, problems and requirements. Will help complete all project management documentation
  • Gathering and definition of functional requirements, use cases to assist developers in creation of IT solutions to meet business objectives
  • Capable of facilitating communication between stakeholders from all levels of the organization while objectively identifying and resolving conflict.

Essential Competencies

You are a strong leader with passion for ensuring that as a team we’re producing high quality solutions efficiently and quickly. You are able to coordinate resources and timelines on multiple projects to meet multiple deadlines, and can communicate and navigate around road blocks, caveats, or needs pertaining to meeting your teams’ goals. You are well versed in modern vendor management best practices.

  • Lead, or contribute to the initial definition and impact assessment and estimation of project concepts and ideas.
  • Ensure successful project delivery from initiation through to closure, within agreed organizational standards & guidelines.
  • Working closely with a team of stakeholders, to lead and facilitate business design activities and to integrate change management activities into project planning activities.
  • Capturing and disseminating knowledge across the brands and ensuring best practice is communicated and adopted.
  • Planning, scheduling, monitoring, implementing and reporting on project activities to a broad range of stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Experience with hypotheses-driven problem solving
  • Experience bringing analytics to action using visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)
  • Experience influencing business decisions
  • Experience performing complex data analysis
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of Drop Ship relationships in a retail environment
  • Ability to create reporting for key constituents regarding vendor compliance metrics

Skills Required:

  • Minimum B.S. or B.A. Degree
  • 3 to 5 years of general business process experience required with functional experience in critical functions such as Supply Chain, eCommerce, Accounting, Distribution and/or Manufacturing software systems
  • Blend of Project Management/ Business analyst
  • Data Analysis Skills (e.g., Exporting to MS Excel, data manipulation, Report Formatting, and analysis)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Strong Analytic, Documentation, Organizational, and presentation Skills
  • Efficient with multitasking between multiple projects
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft products including: MS Project, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint 2010
  • Ability to make recommendations and present findings to Executive Management.
  • Ability to lead any necessary Process Improvement efforts needed to mature organization

Apply now and take advantage of Leslie’s competitive salary. Additionally, we offer comprehensive and flexible benefit packages, including healthcare/dental/vision, paid vacation/sick time, paid holidays, 401K with a company match, team member discounts at our retail stores, and most importantly, career advancement opportunities!

Leslie’s is committed to developing and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion within our company and the communities we serve. A key aspect of building a great team is valuing ideas from many viewpoints, which is why we place a priority on identifying and hiring talented individuals from all backgrounds and perspectives.

Stop treading water, your career is here!

IND123

Primary Location: USA-AZ-Phoenix

Work Locations: #COR-Phoenix 2005 E Indian School RD Phoenix 85016

Job: Corporate

Organization: Corporate

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Transportation Project Manager - (159424)

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | HDR

Transportation Project Manager - (159424)

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | HDR

HDR

Opening date:January 22

Closing date : February 22 2021

Transportation / Logistics

Type:Full Time

Job description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Transportation Project Manager , we'll count on you to:

  • Plan and manage all aspects of small to large multi-discipline projects
  • Independently coordinate work of engineers and balance team workload throughout entire project's development
  • Establish client relations and be involved with marketing, contractual, design and production meetings
  • Participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance
  • Conduct work sessions for design development and contract document in conjunction with other staff
  • Coordinate workload throughout entire project development, and ensure completion of documents on schedule
  • Track financial aspects of projects, and coordinate and adjust work effort with team to ensure that work is completed within parameters of agreed-to schedule
  • Work with Business/Accounting Manager or Project Controller, Area Manager and Area Transportation Manager for project reviews and with company management as needed
  • Perform other duties as needed

Keywords: Transportation Project Manager, 159424, transportaiton, project manager, highway, roadway, local streets, intersections, transit, interstates, interchanges

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 10+ years related or equivalent experience including project management experience
  • PE license In AZ & NM is preferred
  • A strong technical background in highway and roadway design, with the design of intersections, local streets, transit, major arterials, interstates and interchanges which must include previous project experience working with state and local agencies.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Experience working as part of a team and experience leading teams to deliver designs, analysis and reports.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and experience delivering project or marketing presentations.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with federal aid or design-build projects is desired.
  • Proficiency with CAD software AutoCAD or Microstation and the ability to train others as needed
  • Experience using Civil3D, Inroads and/or GeoPak is a plus

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Senior Project Manager - Water - (158584)

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | HDR

Senior Project Manager - Water - (158584)

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | HDR

HDR

Opening date:January 22

Closing date : February 22 2021

Transportation / Logistics

Type:Full Time

Job description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Project Manager - Water, we'll count on you to:

  • Plan, direct and monitor all aspects of large multi-discipline projects or medium-sized projects with high degree of technical complexity
  • Produce and coordinate several projects concurrently
  • Establish client relations and be involved with marketing, contractual, design and production meetings
  • Conduct schematic, design development and contract document work sessions at project sites in conjunction with Project Managers, appropriate technical professionals and other disciplines
  • Coordinate staffing and workload through entire project development to complete documents on schedule
  • Work with the Business/Accounting Manager, Project Controller or Company Controller and Area Manager or Managing Principal for project reviews
  • Implement QA/QC procedures
  • Execute training for personnel as established by strategic plans
  • Supervise large project staffs and act as mentor for less-experienced Project Managers
  • Maintain professional engineering registration
  • Perform other duties as needed

Keywords: project manager, senior project manager, water, wastewater, conveyance, pumping systems, pipelines, condition assessment

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 15+ years of industry experience, including demonstrated project management experience
  • Professional Engineer registration, with the ability to obtain Arizona licensure within six months
  • Technical expertise and relevant knowledge of water/wastewater market, including one or more of the following: treatment processes, conveyance, pumping systems, pipelines, storage, condition assessment, rehabilitation, and/or planning
  • Exceptional communication, leadership, planning and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrated business development and strategic planning skills
  • Microsoft Office software suite, including Microsoft Project, is required
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture

Preferred Qualifications

  • Established professional network and understanding of the relevant local market
  • Minimum five years managing projects and/or programs of progressive size and/or complexity
  • Experience managing, leading and developing teams and individuals with diverse background and experience

Why HDR

At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Customer Success Onboarding Project Manager

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Customer Success Onboarding Project Manager

3 days ago | Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Newsela

Newsela

Opening date:January 22

Closing date : February 22 2021

Professional Training & Coaching

Remote opportunity

Can only be done remotely

Type:Full Time

Job description

Remote

The Role:

The Customer Success Onboarding Project Manager oversees the execution of our Back-to-School initiatives throughout the school year, as well as permanent customer onboarding. In this newly created role, you’ll be the Customer Success team’s expert responsible for improving and iterating on customer onboarding and the back-to-school experience, as well as driving cross-functional projects that support Customer Success goals and related product and data initiatives. You will ensure tasks are completed on time by anticipating potential issues and blockers, facilitating resolution, and communicating updates. You’ll partner closely with our Customer Success, Product, Data, Marketing, Professional Learning, Support, and Integrations teams to ensure seamless communication and facilitation of numerous projects throughout the year.

Why You’ll Love This Role:

Reporting to the Manager of Customer Success Strategy, you’ll have the opportunity to create and lead exciting new projects that enable Newsela to provide the best possible onboarding outcomes for our school and school district customers. In this newly created role, you’ll also have the opportunity to help build efficient, innovative new processes that will enable our Customer Success team to scale dramatically and collaborate effectively across the organization. You’ll also get to build upon your project management, data collection, and iteration skills. In addition to growing your project management skill set, your work will help expand Newsela’s reach, ultimately bringing engaging, culturally responsive learning content into the hands of K-12 students and teachers nationwide.

Why We’ll Love You:

WIth 3+ years of project management experience in a sales or customer success organization, you have demonstrated success synthesizing customer needs into an actionable project plan that always centers customer experience. You’re an expert communicator who can seamlessly translate timelines, workflows, and deliverables across multiple audiences. You always ground your decisions in data, and aren’t afraid to dive into the details of a problem to inform the bigger picture strategy. You’re comfortable navigating unstructured problems and situations, and know how to ask questions to proactively identify potential roadblocks. While not required, experience using Gainsight, Salesforce, and Looker (or other comparable reporting tools) is a bonus.

About Newsela:

One of the fastest growing tech companies in K-12 education, Newsela was founded on the principle that while every child may have unique learning preferences, they all deserve a rich learning experience that ignites a love of learning. We built our platform based on learning science research to deliver the most engaging, authentic content to modernize how teaching happens in the classroom. Along with interactive assessments and tools, we provide teachers with digital content at five reading levels -- from +100 of the best sources -- that is relevant to the diverse backgrounds and interests of their students. Since we started in 2013, we’ve established a presence in 90% of U.S. K-12 schools and over 2.5M teachers and 37M students have registered with Newsela.

Closing Manager

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Better.com

Closing Manager

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Better.com

Better.com

Opening date:January 21

Closing date : February 21 2021

Banking and Finance

Type:Full Time

Job description

Better is redefining homeownership and making it simpler, faster—and most importantly—more accessible for everyone. We leverage technology and expertise to find ways that we can make the homebuying journey more approachable and understandable.

  • Right now we’re funding over $3 billion in home loans per month
  • We’ve funded over $14 billion in loans and $3.5 billion in insurance
  • We ranked #1 in the U.S. on LinkedIn's Top Startups 2020
  • We ranked #11 on Fortune’s Best Places to Work in Financial Services 2020
  • Our Founder and CEO was named in Comparably's Top 25 CEOs for Diversity
  • We were listed to Forbes’ FinTech 50 2020
  • And #15 on the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50
  • We’ve secured over $254 million from our investors to date

Our company is made up of driven, passionate people who bring their unique backgrounds and perspectives to everything we do and we are committed to fostering diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We see the perspectives that each person brings and a diverse workforce as essential for individual and collective success. We believe it’s important to foster a company culture that encourages curiosity and passion—from employee resource groups and learning opportunities to team outings and community outreach.

A Better opportunity:

Better is looking for a Closing Manager to join the team. This person will work closely with our Head of Closing to help manage production flow and pipeline management of our closing experts. We are looking for an organized leader who is comfortable working in the weeds while operating from a bird’s eye view. Someone who is driven by maintaining and improving successful workflows and hitting consistent metrics.

Beyond producing high-quality loans and managing priorities, our goal is to build a product that will ultimately reduce the cost of homeownership in America. To do this, we need you to wear many hats, ranging from a visionary redesigning the needlessly complex mortgage process; a data analyst uncovering how to make the most impact; to a problem solver working with highly skilled engineers and industry experts to resolve technical and operational challenges.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage a team of 8-10 closing experts with a focus on driving production, pipeline management and, process improvement
  • Provide leadership and direction to high-performance closing team
  • Actively track timeline and progress of Closing Expert onboarding and training
  • Serve as the first line of defense to diffuse customer escalations to management
  • Develop creative and innovative ways to improve team performance
  • Manage and monitor overall performance metrics and pipeline management

About You:

  • 3-5 years of direct closing experience
  • 2+ years of direct closing or mortgage operations management experience
  • Strong understanding of production flow and pipeline projections
  • High empathy and customer-centric mindset
  • Proven demonstrations of improvement and tangible results
  • A proven leader and mentor
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Highly adaptable and able to maintain composure in a fast-paced environment.

The Better mission is rooted in values that drive us.

  • We do what’s in the best interest of the consumer, not ourselves
  • We have growth mindsets, not fixed ones
  • We believe that success lies in execution, not credentials
  • We act like owners, not just employees
  • We work to find answers on our own, not wait for them to be given to us
  • We optimize for mission, not ego

Our mission speaks for itself—we continue to outpace the industry at every turn. We’ve recently joined forces in partnership with Ally Bank, and our backers have helped build some of the most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Citigroup, Activant Capital, Ally Bank, and others have invested in our vision for what homeownership can be.

Better Benefits & Compensation

Better.com is committed to paying NYC HQ salary bands, for all employees, regardless of where they are located and does not adjust salaries based on cost of living location. Our total rewards package consists of base salary, yearly cash bonus, equity and benefits. Additional employment-related benefits include:

  • A $500 stipend to set up the WFH office of your dreams
  • Comprehensive healthcare, retirement, and voluntary benefits—including medical, dental, vision, savings accounts, 401k, and more
  • Personalized care and tools for realizing your mental health and wellness goalsRobust holistic wellbeing offerings where you can experience unlimited access to virtual fitness, meditation, yoga, cooking classes, homeschooling preparedness, physical therapy, and more
  • Unlimited time off (with manager approval)
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave after only 90 days of employment, and 20 weeks after 24 months of service
  • Inclusive fertility benefits for you or your eligible dependents, regardless of participation in a Better medical plan

Better is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, family or parental status, disability, military or veteran status, age, or any other basis protected by law. All employment decisions at Better are based on a person’s merit, business needs, and role requirements.

Depending on your location, the California Consumer Privacy Act or other laws may regulate the way we manage the data of job applicants. For further information on how we collect data of job applicants, please click here. By submitting your application, you are agreeing to our use and processing of your data as required.

Manager, Project Management Office

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Dow Jones

Manager, Project Management Office

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Dow Jones

Dow Jones

Opening date:January 21

Closing date : February 21 2021

Banking and Finance

Type:Full Time

Job description

Job Description

Dow Jones is looking to hire a project manager to manage a variety of projects related to a newly formed Project Management Office. The Manager is responsible for driving and overseeing the all projects within the group. The candidate will work with the teams to create and drive project plans. The manager must communicate with all levels of management regarding project information.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Monitors and tracks project progress against project deliverables; communicates project status, including roadblocks, milestones, successes with all project stakeholders.
  • Manage project logistics alongside Project Coordinators including: scheduling meetings, updating timelines, communicating deliverables, distributing materials, etc.
  • Maintain reports and documentation

Knowledge/Experience

  • Demonstrated success in managing high-volume technology staffing projects/ programs
  • Possesses strong communication and organizational skills with the ability to synthesize information from multiple sources and provide strategic insight

    Delivery focused and not easily distracted.
  • Proven ability to work independently and with initiative to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills.
  • High-level of creativity, adaptability and persistence to find the best solutions.
  • The ability to plan, organize, schedule and co-ordinate multiple tasks to achieve objectives.
  • Strong MS suite skills: Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Strong ability to collect and interpret information
  • Excellent analytical skills and a close attention to detail; including data analysis, ability to sort through vast quantities of data quickly
  • Strong familiarity with statistical techniques
  • Strong ability to coordinate and organize teams around aggressive deliverables
  • Energetic, passionate and driven.
  • Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: OCEO

Job Category: Project/Program Management Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 23208

Product & Agile Team Leader - Technology PMO (REMOTE)

4 days ago | Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | Edward Jones

Product & Agile Team Leader - Technology PMO (REMOTE)

4 days ago | Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States | Edward Jones

Edward Jones

Opening date:January 21

Closing date : February 21 2021

Banking and Finance

Remote opportunity

Type:Full Time

Job description

Opportunity Overview

We are looking for a Product & Agile Leader to join the Information Systems Agile Program Management Office (APMO) to lead large-scale technology and business program deliverables including strategy, cadences, metrics, cross-project dependencies, risks, and change management. You will guide leaders and teams in the execution of product & agile initiatives to deliver customer value and extraordinary experiences. In addition to leading the Product & Agile Center of Excellence which consists of Product & Agile coaches, developing Product & Agile Processes in addition to building an environment for Communities of Practice to thrive. We are looking for a driven servant-leader with experience in digital transformation in addition to developing Agile operations and governance. This leader works closely with IS leaders, Division leaders and product managers for strategic alignment and program prioritization. You will provide division leadership and stakeholder’s visibility into the general health of firm programs using outcomes-based reporting and meaningful measures.

The APMO facilitates the coordination of large-scale programs and assists with removing and escalating cross-project and cross-team roadblocks impacting the portfolio deliverables. The APMO bridges agile project management methods and tools to an agile construct and reinforces a culture of business agility and relentless learning.

We Trust That You Will

  • Have a strong understanding of Product management, Agile, Lean, and Automation concepts and practices
  • Define, develop, and execute on various Agile, initiatives, adoptions, and change strategies within a rapidly changing, complex, and matrixed environment.
  • Interface with key stakeholders to oversee and execute on multiple concurrent initiatives focused on process improvements resulting in reduced cycle time.
  • Develop the necessary operations and governance models for initiatives once implemented.
  • Be accountable to help teams effectively deploy Product & Agile methodologies toward meeting program commitments.
  • Train and coach teams on the concepts, implementation and practice of Agile methodologies.
  • Work closely and interactively with leaders across industry to provide coaching for their Product & Agile transformation journey.
  • Conduct maturity assessments, corrective action planning, and improvement initiatives until process and transformation is fully integrated into the organization.
  • Prepare reports for firm levels regarding the progress of initiatives.
  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of the Product Management and lean Agile framework to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization.

We Value

  • Agile experience in: Leading organizational-level Product & Agile transformation activities. Coaching development teams in theory and practice of Agile. Product development role in an Agile environment (e.g., Scrum Master, Product Owner or Sprint Team member.) Facilitating Program Increment planning events for a global organization. Leading discussions with Sr. Leadership on Lean-Agile principles
  • Certified SPC (and/or other Agile certifications)
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and innovative mindset.
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Demonstrated impact on business-related targets.
  • Value Stream Mapping experience.

About You

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or related discipline preferred
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience directly related to Information Systems technology with 3 years of people leadership (or equivalent) responsibilities preferred.
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software projects using Agile methodologies including 6+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams.
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as knowledge of Agile, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration.
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using agile tools:
  • Agile Project Management tools such as Azure DevOps, JIRA, VersionOne or equivalent

    Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools
  • Balanced business/technical background
  • Proven interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Proven analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Proven ability to lead Agile software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and technology individuals at all levels, including the executive level
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

Company Description

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

Awards and Accolades

  • FORTUNE 2020 – Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list.
  • From FORTUNE ©2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
  • Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
  • 2020 Corporate Equality Index – Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
  • Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list – the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
  • Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
  • The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firm’s 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

Position Schedule

Full-Time

Posting Location

Missouri, St. Louis

Home based Associate?

Yes

Position Type

Home Office

EEO Statement

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Recruiter

Kandice Kinney

Req ID: 52336BR

Communications Manager

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Better.com

Communications Manager

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Better.com

Better.com

Closing date : February 21 2021

Information Technology (IT)

Type:Full Time

Job description

Better is redefining homeownership and making it simpler, faster—and most importantly—more accessible for everyone. We leverage technology and expertise to find ways that we can make the homebuying journey more approachable and understandable.

  • Right now we’re funding over $3 billion in home loans per month
  • We’ve funded over $14 billion in loans and $3.5 billion in insurance
  • We ranked #1 in the U.S. on LinkedIn's Top Startups 2020
  • We ranked #11 on Fortune’s Best Places to Work in Financial Services 2020
  • Our Founder and CEO was named in Comparably's Top 25 CEOs for Diversity
  • We were listed to Forbes’ FinTech 50 2020
  • And #15 on the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50
  • We’ve secured over $254 million from our investors to date

Our company is made up of driven, passionate people who bring their unique backgrounds and perspectives to everything we do and we are committed to fostering diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We see the perspectives that each person brings and a diverse workforce as essential for individual and collective success. We believe it’s important to foster a company culture that encourages curiosity and passion—from employee resource groups and learning opportunities to team outings and community outreach.

A Better Opportunity

As our brand and business continues to grow, we are seeking to hire two media relations managers to play vital roles in the company’s external communications efforts. Both hires will have ownership over pitching and placing stories, as well as supporting conference and awards initiatives for the company. This spread of operational and strategic responsibilities below will be divided between them and demands extensive knowledge of B2C, familiarity with top-tier business and finance publications, and exposure to various conferences and awards.Candidate must be high-energy with a strong work ethic and appetite to learn and grow.

Responsibilities Will Include

  • Developing creative story angles for pitching top-tier financial and business publications
  • Pursue expert commentary and thought leadership opportunities pegged to relevant news, data and trends
  • Maintain strong press relationships and represent the company externally
  • Act as communications business partner to specific business verticals within the company
  • Create an awards strategy and implement application strategy and best practices.
  • Create and adapt communication plans to further elevate the company’s reputation.
  • Create and maintain annual conference target list for unique speaking opportunities that further position the brand and elevate the brand (for execs across the company, ranging from c-suite to product and sales and tech)
  • Write clear and concise press releases, media alerts, and pitches; prepare briefing docs and write talking points to prep executives for various speaking engagements and media opportunities
  • Create and support a regular cadence of Better.com consumer press across all markets

About You

  • You enjoy the hustle and excitement that comes with seeing your stories come to life.
  • You think strategically about the who, what, when, where and why of the stories you pitch so that you are always advancing the ball for the company’s day-to-day strategy and overarching vision.
  • You’re a team player. You’re creative. You have a point of view and are always looking for ways to contribute, even if the task is not ultimately your responsibility.
  • You’re able to cultivate and manage relationships with members of the media; established relationships with journalists at top-tier outlets a plus

    Your organization skills allow you to successfully multitask in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Excitement about joining a fast-growing startup
  • Established relationships with journalists at top-tier business and financial outlets is a plus!

The Better mission is rooted in values that drive us.

  • We do what’s in the best interest of the consumer, not ourselves
  • We have growth mindsets, not fixed ones
  • We believe that success lies in execution, not credentials
  • We act like owners, not just employees
  • We work to find answers on our own, not wait for them to be given to us
  • We optimize for mission, not ego

Our mission speaks for itself—we continue to outpace the industry at every turn. We’ve recently joined forces in partnership with Ally Bank, and our backers have helped build some of the most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Citigroup, Activant Capital, Ally Bank, and others have invested in our vision for what homeownership can be.

Better Benefits & Compensation

Better.com is committed to paying NYC HQ salary bands, for all employees, regardless of where they are located and does not adjust salaries based on cost of living location. Our total rewards package consists of base salary, yearly cash bonus, equity and benefits. Additional employment-related benefits include:

  • A $500 stipend to set up the WFH office of your dreams
  • Comprehensive healthcare, retirement, and voluntary benefits—including medical, dental, vision, savings accounts, 401k, and more
  • Personalized care and tools for realizing your mental health and wellness goals
  • Robust holistic wellbeing offerings where you can experience unlimited access to virtual fitness, meditation, yoga, cooking classes, homeschooling preparedness, physical therapy, and more
  • Unlimited time off (with manager approval)
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave after only 90 days of employment, and 20 weeks after 24 months of service
  • Inclusive fertility benefits for you or your eligible dependents, regardless of participation in a Better medical plan

Better is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, family or parental status, disability, military or veteran status, age, or any other basis protected by law. All employment decisions at Better are based on a person’s merit, business needs, and role requirements.

Depending on your location, the California Consumer Privacy Act or other laws may regulate the way we manage the data of job applicants. For further information on how we collect data of job applicants, please click here. By submitting your application, you are agreeing to our use and processing of your data as required.

Head of Project Management Office

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Dow Jones

Head of Project Management Office

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Dow Jones

Dow Jones

Opening date:January 21

Closing date : February 21 2021

Banking and Finance

Type:Full Time

Job description

Job Description

As the Head of Project Management Office (PMO), you will partner with the VP, Strategic Initiatives to develop and lead a ‘Center of Excellence’ that helps achieve quality, consistency, and oversight of projects across the Company by developing and maintaining project management methodologies, standards and tools. Establishing the organization's approach to the full life cycle of projects aligned to our strategic Initiatives, this includes everything from project planning, initiation, resourcing and execution to monitoring, control and completion. Ensuring the PMO meets performance targets that are aligned with the organization's strategic objectives and adheres to best practices. You will be a trusted part of the leadership team that is steering the organization through a period of change and growth. This is a unique opportunity to have a first hand view to the organization and should be able to clearly express it and formulate ideas and influence solutions at all levels - particularly around change management, growth strategies and operations.

Responsibilities

  • Establish the PMO operating model, organization structure, set standards of team capabilities, and success measures
  • Collaborate with other department leaders to define, prioritize and develop projects
  • Trusted strategic advisor, work alongside business leaders to help determine which projects should be undertaken - why and when, not just how
  • Planning project management, including setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various projects/deliverables
  • Overseeing the development of the project and ensuring that team members are carrying out their tasks efficiently while upholding the Company’s standards, goals, and values
  • Training, leading, and coaching team members
  • Drafting new and improving existing project management office policies and processes

    Accurately documenting the project’s creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project’s scope, budget, and justification
  • Analyze Financial data, including project budgets, risks, and resource allocation

    Providing Financial reports and budget outline to Executives in partnership with Finance

Who You Are

  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and listening)
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to drive strategies and build relationships
  • Ability to understand, organize and present complex information in an easily understandable format tailored to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to synthesize data into actionable strategies and tell the story and communicate to stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven creative ability in generating new and innovative ideas
  • Consistent track record of successfully managing large scale global projects
  • Highly motivated and capable of both working independently and with a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously with competing resources and deadline

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred but not required
  • Experience in collaborating with other department leaders to develop projects and programs within a global organization
  • Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: OCEO

Job Category: Business Operations Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 23206

Group Program Manager

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Microsoft

Group Program Manager

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Microsoft

Microsoft

Opening date:January 21

Closing date : February 04 2021

Computer Software

Type:Full Time

Job description

Microsoft is the destination for experienced, collaborative, and passionate digital advertising professionals seeking a rewarding career and lifestyle. We offer a compelling portfolio of advertising products, innovative solutions and the opportunity to engage with some of the brightest minds in the digital industry. Microsoft Advertising (MSA) is a worldwide Sales, Marketing and Services organization on the cutting edge of the digital advertising industry. We are the engine that powers the buying and selling of digital advertising across all aspects of our digital portfolio including our high-growth search engine, Bing.



Microsoft’s paid search advertising platform enables clients to link relevant ads to search queries in a dynamic, real-time modified second price auction. The Network Management team within Microsoft Advertising is helping to power the monetization engine for Microsoft’s and third-party publishers’ online search services. We have a broad responsibility for network quality and policy, business planning and forecasting, performance management including delivering operational insights, and monetization programs all of which are critical to ensuring the long-term health of our paid search business. We work with all groups driving monetization improvements including engineering, customer-service operations, advertising sales & marketing, and product management - working across publishers, advertisers and optimizing across the overall network. The team is responsible for developing advanced techniques to turn data into insights; and to drive actions based on those insights end to end.



We are currently seeking a Program Manager Lead who will manage a team of IC’s focused on product management activities and strategy around customer advertising products and features focused on campaign automation, optimization, audience targeting across both search and our native advertising products. This person is core to our understanding the ecosystem, auction process and key monetization drivers. In this role you will help lead analytical projects, develop measurement frameworks, lead cross team go to market and product strategy needs, help create programs with sales to optimize engagement with our products, and help conceptualize the product roadmap and planning of customer needs that can help drive performance. This role also helps generate data driven answers to complex product challenges. Equally important is your ability to communicate across a varied range of partners. This will require a strong understanding of our advertising systems and processes and an ability to work and leverage resources across the organization

The work environment empowers you to have a real impact on Microsoft’s business, our advertiser partners, and millions of end users.

  • Developing sophisticated and accurate financial forecasting models, with a focus on bottom’s up modeling of the constituents of complex and varied data sets.
  • Modeling the dynamics of the paid search market, understanding advertiser value and intent.
  • Designing and analyzing the results of large-scale online experiments

    Working across disciplines and teams to find solutions.
  • In this role on the Business Planning & Forecasting team you will dive into heavy amounts of data and gain an understanding of levers that drive performance, with a focus on generating forward looking.
  • Seasonal/trend insights. You will have a keen intellect for generating data driven answers to complex business questions. Equally important is your ability to communicate across a varied range of partners and stakeholders. This will require a strong understanding of Bing Ads systems and processes and an ability to work and leverage resources across the organization.

Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities:

  • Help with the development of Rhythm of Business (ROB) reporting and be able to explain what is driving or offsetting monetization performance with respect to your product area.
  • Generate and consolidate actionable insights to improve the search advertising platform, increasing both long-term revenue and relevance.
  • Develop and lead executive level presentations on research and monetization focused projects.
  • Help lead folks in creating adoption plans and strategies across product areas by partnering with marketing and sales teams.
  • Provide planning inputs to assist with short to long-term revenue forecasts that incorporate the business strategy as well as economic and competitive influences.
  • Excellent partner and publisher management.
  • Be a Strategic Advisor: Provide thought leadership, advice, influence and insight to partners across other teams related to our products and monetization initiatives.
  • Lead project work streams with limited oversight.
  • Assist with monetization initiatives end to end by working with engineering, LCA, marketing partners, and sales.
  • Ability to work with large data sets, obtain information, identify trends, and lead solutions to complex problems.

Qualifications

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of the Paid Search ecosystem.
  • Strong analytical skills and technical background combined with keen business acumen.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and comfort with taking on multiple roles, sometimes outside of comfort zone.
  • Detail oriented & thorough, with ability to understand and identify the key trends and levers that drive the business.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to clearly explain complex data and analysis is equally important as understanding it.
  • Ability to spot outliers in data and persistence to find what the cause is and drive to understand the unknown.
  • Strong ability to apply abstract theory and expertise to solve real-world problems.
  • Hands-on approach to data analysis with a strong focus on accuracy and quality.
  • Self-starter with proven record of working independently and collaboratively in a demanding interdisciplinary team environment.
  • Track record of success in dealing effectively with complex projects entailing frequent interaction with senior executives.

Experience

  • 7 or more years of professional experience in Product Management, Technical Product Management or Program Management is required.

    People management experience is required.
  • revious work experience in online advertising is preferred; search industry experience a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge and proficiency in working with large data sets, SQL, MS Excel, and Powerpoint.
  • Basic knowledge of auction theory preferred.
  • MBA, Economics, CS/Engineering Degree is highly preferred.

#MicrosoftAdvertising

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Campus & Recruiting Programs Program Manager

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Better.com

Campus & Recruiting Programs Program Manager

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Better.com

Better.com

Opening date:January 21

Closing date : February 21 2021

Information Technology (IT)

Type:Full Time

Job description

Better is redefining homeownership and making it simpler, faster—and most importantly—more accessible for everyone. We leverage technology and expertise to find ways that we can make the homebuying journey more approachable and understandable.

  • Right now we’re funding over $3 billion in home loans per month
  • We’ve funded over $14 billion in loans and $3.5 billion in insurance
  • We ranked #1 in the U.S. on LinkedIn's Top Startups 2020
  • We ranked #11 on Fortune’s Best Places to Work in Financial Services 2020
  • Our Founder and CEO was named in Comparably's Top 25 CEOs for Diversity
  • We were listed to Forbes’ FinTech 50 2020
  • And #15 on the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50
  • We’ve secured over $254 million from our investors to date

Our company is made up of driven, passionate people who bring their unique backgrounds and perspectives to everything we do and we are committed to fostering diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We see the perspectives that each person brings and a diverse workforce as essential for individual and collective success. We believe it’s important to foster a company culture that encourages curiosity and passion—from employee resource groups and learning opportunities to team outings and community outreach.

A Better Opportunity

The Campus & Recruiting Programs team builds programs that focus on current students while creating onramps to full time employment at Better for diverse communities, such as Military Veterans, retirees, adults without college degrees, previously incarcerated individuals, and more. In addition to building diverse recruitment pipelines, we work with hiring managers & recruiters to ensure an inclusive hiring process and with the central People Development team to ensure everyone can thrive when they join Better’s staff.

Responsibilities Would Include

We are looking for a powerhouse logistical coordinator that would work to coordinate multiple projects across several departments & partners.

  • Build systems that monitor & ensure projects & priorities are on track towards meaningful goals
  • Coordinating the internal logistics of virtual events (e.g., panels & webinars), such as preparing panelists & ensuring that logistics are seamless
  • Creating opportunities for engagement with colleges & universities, which might include:
  • Providing a framework, resources, and support for local recruitment events & for Better staff who wish to recruit at their alma mater or professional organization
  • Assisting as needed with our engagements at HBCUs and minority-serving institutions
  • Driving cross-functional projects by facilitating communication, coordination, planning and execution across the recruiting team and partners
  • Use data to define program success metrics and inform strategic decisions

About You

  • 4+ years of project management experience or related experience HR/Recruiting
  • Experience with recruiting systems and technology solutions
  • Experience building and scaling programs in a high-growth, rapidly adapting environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, working autonomously, and navigate ambiguity with ease
  • Demonstrated change management experience.

The Better mission is rooted in values that drive us.

  • We do what’s in the best interest of the consumer, not ourselves
  • We have growth mindsets, not fixed ones
  • We believe that success lies in execution, not credentials
  • We act like owners, not just employees
  • We work to find answers on our own, not wait for them to be given to us
  • We optimize for mission, not ego

Our mission speaks for itself—we continue to outpace the industry at every turn. We’ve recently joined forces in partnership with Ally Bank, and our backers have helped build some of the most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Citigroup, Activant Capital, Ally Bank, and others have invested in our vision for what homeownership can be.

Better Benefits & Compensation

Better.com is committed to paying NYC HQ salary bands, for all employees, regardless of where they are located and does not adjust salaries based on cost of living location. Our total rewards package consists of base salary, yearly cash bonus, equity and benefits. Additional employment-related benefits include:

  • A $500 stipend to set up the WFH office of your dreams
  • Comprehensive healthcare, retirement, and voluntary benefits—including medical, dental, vision, savings accounts, 401k, and more
  • Personalized care and tools for realizing your mental health and wellness goals
  • Robust holistic wellbeing offerings where you can experience unlimited access to virtual fitness, meditation, yoga, cooking classes, homeschooling preparedness, physical therapy, and more
  • Unlimited time off (with manager approval)
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave after only 90 days of employment, and 20 weeks after 24 months of service
  • Inclusive fertility benefits for you or your eligible dependents, regardless of participation in a Better medical plan

Better is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, family or parental status, disability, military or veteran status, age, or any other basis protected by law. All employment decisions at Better are based on a person’s merit, business needs, and role requirements.

Depending on your location, the California Consumer Privacy Act or other laws may regulate the way we manage the data of job applicants. For further information on how we collect data of job applicants, please click here. By submitting your application, you are agreeing to our use and processing of your data as required.

Project Manager

4 days ago | Rochester, New York, United States | Modis

Project Manager

4 days ago | Rochester, New York, United States | Modis

Modis

Opening date:January 21

Closing date : February 21 2021

Information Technology (IT)

Type:Full Time

Job description

Direct Hire

We are currently looking for an experienced IT Project Manager that has worked on infrastructure and SAP ERP related projects. A qualified candidate will be able to lead projects and manage PMO expectations as well as work directly with technology implementors.

Responsibilities of the Project Manager Job in Rochester, NY:

  • Work directly with PMO to drive project deliverables and timelines
  • Manage partners associated with SAP ERP implementations and integrations.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Manage IT team member and vendors to quality delivery of project objectives
  • Present to stakeholder’s project progress and roadblocks
  • Overseeing all incoming and outgoing project documentation

Qualification of the Project Manager Job in Rochester, NY:

  • 2+ Years of Project Management experience with an emphasis on infrastructure and ERP relates projects.
  • Experience managing datacenter migration and software implementation projects. Ideally including the following technologies:
  • Virtuzalistion: Hyper-V and VMWare
  • HW Platform: Dell, HP Intel
  • Directory Services : Active Directory
  • Red Hatt Enterpise Viertauziaotn
  • Hardware Platforms: IBM& NETAPP & EMC Storage Arrays
  • Experience leading diverse team and managing projects via PM tools such as MS Project.
  • Willingness to train and provide mentorship when needed

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Senior Manager, Customer Advocacy Strategy and Operations

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Better.com

Senior Manager, Customer Advocacy Strategy and Operations

4 days ago | New York, New York, United States | Better.com

Better.com

Opening date:January 21

Closing date : February 21 2021

Information Technology (IT)

Type:Full Time

Job description

Better is redefining homeownership and making it simpler, faster—and most importantly—more accessible for everyone. We leverage technology and expertise to find ways that we can make the homebuying journey more approachable and understandable.

  • Right now we’re funding over $3 billion in home loans per month
  • We’ve funded over $14 billion in loans and $3.5 billion in insurance
  • We ranked #1 in the U.S. on LinkedIn's Top Startups 2020
  • We ranked #11 on Fortune’s Best Places to Work in Financial Services 2020
  • Our Founder and CEO was named in Comparably's Top 25 CEOs for Diversity
  • We were listed to Forbes’ FinTech 50 2020
  • And #15 on the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50
  • We’ve secured over $254 million from our investors to date

Our company is made up of driven, passionate people who bring their unique backgrounds and perspectives to everything we do and we are committed to fostering diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. We see the perspectives that each person brings and a diverse workforce as essential for individual and collective success. We believe it’s important to foster a company culture that encourages curiosity and passion—from employee resource groups and learning opportunities to team outings and community outreach.

A Better opportunity:

Better is looking for a customer centric, analytical-thinker that will lead efforts to drive customer advocacy. You will identify the “moments of truth” for the customer and ensure we are providing an exceptional experience that surprises and delights. You will work in close collaboration with our marketing partners to identify and execute referral initiatives. You will work closely with our sales / operations team to ensure a seamless E2E experience with ownership over the post-closing experience design. You will develop an intimate understanding of our customers’ needs, wants, and pain points through quantitative and qualitative research. The right person for this role has a bias for action, is analytical, and excels at managing stakeholders to motivate change.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leverage data to identify “moments of truth” for customers that drive their view of the overall experience
  • Develop initiatives in collaboration with product, marketing, sales, and operations teams to drive a superior customer experience that leads to advocacy (i.e. referrals)
  • Understand drivers of churn once the customer has locked in a rate and drive initiatives that reduce addressable churn
  • Audit existing processes to ensure they are working properly as our business evolves

About You:

  • You have at least 2 years of managerial experience and 5-7 years working in marketing / customer service operations
  • You’re maniacal about improving the customer experience
  • You’re a creative thinker that can brainstorm ways to continuously surprise and delight our customers
  • You’re analytically minded and can drive insights from data
  • You have a bias for action and will immediately drive impact
  • You have excellent communication and relationship-building skills to drive change
  • You have a strong ownership and leadership mindset, able to adapt and thrive in ambiguous or uncertain environments

Things we value:

  • Curiosity. Why? How? Repeat.
  • Nerdiness. Financial news and trends are fascinating. Seriously.
  • Relentlessness. No one here gives up. We try. We fail. We try again.
  • Passion. If you don’t get excited about homeownership, mortgages, and real estate, it simply won’t work.
  • Smarts: book and street. We have to use all the tools at our disposal to build Better.
  • Empathy and Compassion. You understand that people's biggest dreams are in your hands.
  • Communication. Can you ask for help or put your hand up when you don’t understand?
  • Building. Doing. Making. Yes, we have to do a lot of thinking and talking to figure this stuff out, but you can’t wait to leave the conversation and build it.

The Better mission is rooted in values that drive us.

  • We do what’s in the best interest of the consumer, not ourselves
  • We have growth mindsets, not fixed ones
  • We believe that success lies in execution, not credentials
  • We act like owners, not just employees
  • We work to find answers on our own, not wait for them to be given to us
  • We optimize for mission, not ego

Our mission speaks for itself—we continue to outpace the industry at every turn. We’ve recently joined forces in partnership with Ally Bank, and our backers have helped build some of the most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, American Express, Citigroup, Activant Capital, Ally Bank, and others have invested in our vision for what homeownership can be.

Better Benefits & Compensation

Better.com is committed to paying NYC HQ salary bands, for all employees, regardless of where they are located and does not adjust salaries based on cost of living location. Our total rewards package consists of base salary, yearly cash bonus, equity and benefits. Additional employment-related benefits include:

  • A $500 stipend to set up the WFH office of your dreams
  • Comprehensive healthcare, retirement, and voluntary benefits—including medical, dental, vision, savings accounts, 401k, and more
  • Personalized care and tools for realizing your mental health and wellness goals
  • Robust holistic wellbeing offerings where you can experience unlimited access to virtual fitness, meditation, yoga, cooking classes, homeschooling preparedness, physical therapy, and more
  • Unlimited time off (with manager approval)
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave after only 90 days of employment, and 20 weeks after 24 months of service
  • Inclusive fertility benefits for you or your eligible dependents, regardless of participation in a Better medical plan

Better is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, marital status, family or parental status, disability, military or veteran status, age, or any other basis protected by law. All employment decisions at Better are based on a person’s merit, business needs, and role requirements.

Depending on your location, the California Consumer Privacy Act or other laws may regulate the way we manage the data of job applicants. For further information on how we collect data of job applicants, please click here. By submitting your application, you are agreeing to our use and processing of your data as required.

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