Program Manager

New York, NY

The main objective is to help the global user community at a top private equity investment firm to maximize the use of its technology tools and systems. This role will assist with implementation of both off-the-shelf and custom software via communication & documentation, training, and change management & adoption. This role will document process, develop courseware, facilitate a wide variety of training solutions, and make user interface and process suggestions that result in a superb user experience. He or she will also monitor training and adoption metrics to ensure success of software roll-outs. This position reports to the Senior Manager within the IT group’s Front Office team.

 

Position Summary

 

  • Act as a bridge between business and technology, taking responsibility for processes, systems or projects and ensuring quality delivery.
  • Bring energy and enthusiasm to a growing team that is leading a business and IT transformation.
  • Should become a subject matter expert in multiple business and/or technology areas at Warburg. This resource will have a thirst for knowledge and a strong desire to lead improvement efforts through technical implementations, organizational change and effective communications.
  • Depending on assignment, may be focused more on IT systems, business functions and processes or on managing particular projects, or a combination of all of these. Assignments may change over time based on need and aptitude.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Learn all aspects of assigned business functions or technical systems
  • Determine and prioritize improvement plans
  • Document business needs
  • Verify technical delivery of business needs
  • Manage junior, temp or matrixed resources in achieving specific tasks
  • Create and update project plans in Excel or MS Project
  • Schedule meetings
  • Manage meeting logistics including conference calls, WebEx, etc.
  • Write meeting notes
  • Maintain project repository in SharePoint, checking in documents, etc.
  • Maintain and update project related registers in Excel or SharePoint such as Issues List, Risk Register, etc.
  • Follow up with other project resources to notify them of upcoming deadlines, get task status, obtain necessary deliverables, etc.
  • Basic administrative workflow tasks around getting invoice approvals, executing NDAs and SOWs, etc.
  • Producing certain project deliverables
  • Creating PowerPoint presentations based on input from other resources
  • Producing status reports

 

Requirements

 

  • Experience working as a management consultant or business systems manager with exposure to financial companies and information technology
  • Exposure to business analysis, requirements gathering and quality assurance
  • Analytical thinker, able to break high-level project goals into discrete tasks
  • Expertise with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Project Management
  • Good Communication skills, written and oral.
  • Experience with MS Project or some other project management tool
  • Experience with SharePoint
  • Experience managing cloud and collaboration rollouts and migrations.
  • MBA

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 6/11/2019
Salary OPEN






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