Sr. Consultant, Project Manager- Advanced Analytics

Discover Financial Services - Riverwoods, IL (30+ days ago)4.0

We are looking for an experienced, senior project manager with a successful track record of leading and collaborating in a highly cross-functional team structure. This individual will act as program/project manager overseeing strategic enterprise-wide initiatives leveraging Next-generation technology and Advanced Analytic solutions. Responsibility for all aspects of the project over its entire life-cycle (initiate, plan, execute, control, close)

  • Partner with product managers and product owners to understand business strategy and requirements
  • Develop project roadmaps and plans to meet business objectives and lead cross-functional teams of business, technology and data scientists in successful delivery on-time and on-budget
  • Lead meetings effectively with detailed agendas, meeting minutes, action items, issue logs, etc. holding team members accountable for delivery and managing accordingly as things change
  • Communicate effectively and to all levels of management status of plan, blockers, etc. ensuring full transparency of progress, budget and risks
  • Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to require standards and processes


Skills Required:
  • At least 7 years of experience acting in a project/program management role
  • Experience in Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Strong organization and project management skills with ability to lead cross-functional teams
  • Ability to provide direction to others and manage tight plans by giving clear direction, setting clear expectations and clear objectives, holding performers accountable, and recognizing successes and challenges.
  • Excellent communication/ influencing skills and ability to navigate across levels of staff and management
  • Strong people skills and ability to work in a fast-paced and highly dynamic environment
  • Proactive results-oriented
  • High energy and ability to motivate others
  • Attention to detail and a hands-on approach to work
  • Impeccable personal integrity and excellent work ethics

Skills Desired:
  • Exposure to Advanced Analytics
  • Experience in the financial services industry


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.