IT Program Manager V at BC Forward

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

IT Program Manager V

BCforward is currently seeking a highly motivated "IT Program Manager V
" for an opportunity in US - Chicago, IL

Position Title:IT Program Manager V
Location: Chicago, IL

Job Posting Expected Start Date: 08/15/2024

(Please note this is the target date and is subject to change. BCforward will send official notice ahead of a confirmed start date._

Expected Duration: 12 Months

Job Type: 40 hours work week

Pay Rate: $70/hr on W2

Position Description
This Product Manager will be responsible for product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle for Data Retention and Supervision technologies for Electronic Communication data. The key responsibilities will include gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, communicating to the end users, and working closely with engineering, supply chain, marketing, operations and support to ensure financial and customer satisfaction goals are met. This individual must also ensure that critical interactions are maintained with key vendors who are aligned to meet project goals; maintaining relationships with internal vendor management teams to ensure satisfactory contract negotiations. This Product Manager's job also includes ensuring that the product and communication efforts support the company's overall strategy and goals. A key role will involve ensuring smooth execution for critical initiatives, ensuring customer experience is maximized and time to market goals are met for a portfolio of products impacting all business units across a large financial services enterprise.

This Product Manager is expected to:
1. Define the product strategy and roadmap
Understand and represent the needs and requirements of the customers
3. Deliver requirements documents with prioritized features and corresponding justification
Drive new product enhancements/updates through the development process lifecycle
Perform product demos and orchestrate training for customers
Propose an overall budget and secure funding to ensure success
Set pricing to meet recovery and financial goals
8. Work with external third parties as required
9. Develop and manage the core positioning and messaging for the product
10. Deliver monthly metrics including volume, savings, and expenses with forecasts
11. Run beta and POC programs with early-stage products and samples
12. Be an expert with respect to alterative / competing products

Skills Requirements
* Strong understanding of product management discipline, including new product development, testing and deployment
* Experience and understanding of regulatory requirements and obligations for retention, supervision and discovery of electronic communication
* Prior experience in a high volume production environment
* Exceptional executive presentation and communication skills
* Excellent analytical and presentation skills; ability to synthesize complex situations/inputs and communicate it via clear/concise documents, presentations, etc
Excellent influencing and problem resolution skills
Must be comfortable in delivering messages across a wide spectrum of individuals having varying degrees of technical understanding
Must have strong leadership skills and qualities which enable you to work with peers and various levels of management
* Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
* Strong business-centric mindset with ability to use sound business judgment and tailor approach to drive desired business outcomes
* Ability to manage complex priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced, matrixed environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy
* Self-motivation, self-direction, organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities without sacrificing quality or timelines.

Technology Skills

  • Experience with technology deployment processes

  • Experience with Archival, Messaging, Data Analytics and Data Management technologies a plus.

  • Experience Requirements

  • Information Technology professional with 7+ years experience

  • Bachelor's and/or Masters degree in Information Technology or related field

  • Experience working in a highly regulated financial institution preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in Product Management

  • Demonstrated success defining and launching products

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Product Management Certification (preferred)

  • Technical background

  • Excellent teamwork skills

  • Proven ability to influence, negotiate, and drive results with cross-functional teams without formal authority


BCforward offers all eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to major medical, HSA, dental, vision, employer-provided group life, voluntary life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, and 401k.

About BCforward:

Founded in 1998 on the idea that industry leaders needed a professional service, and workforce management expert, to fuel the development and execution of core business and technology strategies, BCforward is a Black-owned firm providing unique solutions supporting value capture and digital product delivery needs for organizations around the world. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN with an Offshore Development Center in Hyderabad, India, BCforward's 6,000 consultants support more than 225 clients globally.

BCforward champions the power of human potential to help companies transform, accelerate, and scale. Guided by our core values of People-Centric, Optimism, Excellence, Diversity, and Accountability, our professionals have helped our clients achieve their strategic goals for more than 25 years. Our strong culture and clear values have enabled BCforward to become a market leader and best in class place to work.

BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.

To learn more about how BCforward collects and uses personal information as part of the recruiting process, view our Privacy Notice and CCPA Addendum. As part of the recruitment process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of personal information, including identifiers, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information. BCforward will only use this information to complete the recruitment process.

This posting is not an offer of employment. All applicants applying for positions in the United States must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this posting may render the applicant ineligible for the position. Any subsequent offer of employment will be considered employment at-will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 224503 when responding to this ad.

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