Job Description :
Position: Program Manager
Location : Chicago, IL
Job type : Full time

Must Have Skills *
Expanding program offering and enhancing the quality of existing programs
Developing and implementing strategy for the program team, including developing a robust risk mitigation plan
Understanding how different projects interlink and overlap
Managing resources for programs
Managing budgets and reporting on fund allocation
Good in writing proposals
Identifying opportunities for continual improvement
Ensuring relevant project/program standards, process and regulations are upheld

Key Responsibilities *
Lead strategy and planning sessions as required developing project scope with stakeholders for approved projects.
Develop project charter including project scope, goals, milestones, and deliverables. Communicate clear expectations with team members and other stakeholders, and continually manage those expectations throughout the life of the project.
Develop and manage full-scale project plans and communications that required a significant level of cross functional coordination including status reports and other documentation.
Document and maintain documentation for project in Project Web App.
Responsible for identifying and resolving project issues and managing project dependencies to keep the critical path on track.
Conduct project post mortems and create recommendations report in order to document the success and challenges that were experienced over the life of the project.
Mentor associates and foster a learning and growth environment
General oversight of the Project Management Office