Program Manager - Learning Management Systems

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Category: HOT JOBS!,HOT JOBS in Trading,Project Management Jobs
Job ID: 67704
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: $ 200,000 per year
Posted: 06-04-2018


Job Description:

 Program Manager - Learning Management Systems

We are looking for a Program Manager - Learning Management Systems that has done work in the Human Resources space (training and development/education) or any sort of business transformation, even outside of HR.

We are seeking a Program Manager - Learning Management Systems to facilitate the running of the firm's learning program. The learning program was launched early 2018. The company is passionate about developing a dynamic, firm-wide learning discipline that provide a rewarding and engaging experience for employees and propels the company to innovate and evolve quickly enough to be at the leading edge in the trading industry. The Program Manager would help bring this vision to life by defining concrete plans and driving those plans across the finish line.

You will be part of an exceptional culture where integrity, employee growth and development, and teamwork are the norm. The team is focused on delivering extraordinary results and continuous improvement. You make meaningful contributions, aligned with your strengths and your evolving career interests.


-Facilitate the implementation of programs and associated projects.
-Collaborate with the project team and senior level sponsors to define roadmaps for the short and long-term vision and a strategy to achieve it.
-Craft execution plans and openly negotiate timeline, scope, and resources across key business partners.
-Provide executive level status updates on an ongoing basis.
-Follow-up and communicate actively with project teams.
-Negotiate contracts with vendors and execute the process with the internal legal, procurement, and accounting departments.
-Monitor the budget and elevate risks and issues as needed.

Job Requirements:

-10+ years of experience in Project Management with at least 5 years focused on Program Management.
-PMP certified and show competency running complex projects with significant C-Level interactions.
-Experience on projects within Learning and Development, Human Capital Management, Training teams or any sort of business transformation.
-A proven track record for producing successful plans, monitoring progress, and appropriately communicating status.
-Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, especially PowerPoint and Visio, as well as experience with other Project Management tools.

Key Competencies:
-We believe in the team approach, and in this role, you act as a positive role model that focuses on what's best for the firm by building trust across various levels of the organization and with external partners.
-You are able to follow complex discussions and distill out key points and action items.
-You effectively prioritize tasks and decisions with a measured sense of urgency and efficiency.
-You are personally committed to, and actively work to continuously improve yourself.
-You clearly define problems and lead the facilitation of practical solutions and implementations.

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