Job Description

Reference # : 18-01360Title : Program Manager I
Location : Houston, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 08/20/2018 / 08/19/2019
Description

The PM will deliver impactful projects/programs as assigned, and serve as change agent driving adoption of PMLC across the organization.

? Responsible to provide direction, prioritization and structure to enable efficient implementation of assigned projects and initiatives
? Responsible for directing the implementation of strategic planning, leading and directing all aspects of a major, diverse, and highly complex programs impacting the operation
? Owns hands-on delivery of programs
? Provides specialized technical aviation knowledge or equivalent, program management expertise, business acumen, and leadership skills to facilitate the identification and management of all interdependencies and areas of risk
? Will adhere to the UA Program Management Life Cycle framework and all policy, procedure, guidelines as applicable

KEY DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES
? 40% - Lead and manage projects as assigned, both tactical and strategic
? 40% - Deliver high quality artifacts and outcome through all phases of PMLC including Envision, Design, Build, and Activate as needed to realize measurable business results
? 10% - Coach, guide, train project team members and other PMs on EDBA, PMLC and related artifacts and deliverables
? 10% - Assist team members and research operational and performance data to provide statistics, trends, and reporting that inform leadership steering and decision-making, and as assigned

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION
? Undergraduate degree in business, technical, or aviation related discipline required
? Advanced degree preferred
? Project Management (PMI) Certification (Preferred)
? Lean Six Sigma certification

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
? Experience successfully coordinating business and technical resources under an integrated project plan to ensure the alignment of resources
? Demonstrated experience delivering measurable business benefit through project execution
? Strong interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills
? Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating, delegating and motivating cross functional groups or activities
? Exposure with change management/facilitation, enterprise communication and training
? Highly organized, and the ability to multi-task competing priorities
? Provide leadership, guidance, influence and mentoring for project teams
? Experience with process/system mapping and analysis
? Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
? Microsoft Suite -Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project proficiency
? Experience managing large, complex projects across multiple functions is preferred
? Experience managing and mentoring project management staff
? Airline industry experience a plus

EXPERIENCE
? 5+ years work experience
? 3+ years managing projects
? Demonstrated successful project delivery using fundamentals of PMBOK practices/methodologies
? Demonstrated successful execution using SDLC, PMLC, DMAIC or DFSS methodology
? Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
? Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
? Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
? Has limited discretion in making tactical decisions; provides input on strategic decisions to management as required. Decisions and achievement of results could impact important projects and processes and / or have identifiable financial costs.

***ADDITIONAL NOTES FROM HIRING MANAGER***
? Successful candidate should have past experience involving Data Migration, Data Interfaces, and Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) in addition to strong Project Management skills.
? Resource will support project under finance division, replacing existing accounting system with an off the shelf product.
? Waterfall based program.
? Project is 2/3 way through build/development phase.
? Project team is structured with several work streams including functional, technical, and change management.
? Resource will work within technology work stream.
? Successful candidate will not merely execute against a work plan, but must think strategically and help the project team adopt best practices.
? Candidate should have a technology background - doesn't have to be highly technical - and must be able to communicate well with the project team as well as be somewhat assertive.

Skill Level:Junior Level (less than 5 yrs exp.)

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