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Senior Consultant
Portfolio & Program Management
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Management
SCRUM
Requirements
  • At least 4 years of proven experience in various aspects of program/portfolio management, Business Transformation Office (BTO), Project Management Office (PMO) operations
  • Clear understanding and experience in program and portfolio governance approaches (including but not limited to PMI, waterfall, iterative, Agile, Scrum, and SAFe)
  • Experience developing work plans, project scopes, pricing estimates, and presentations to assist in selling work to clients
  • Experience in PPM tools such as MS Project, Planview, Clarity, Smartsheet
  • Ability to communicate clearly and present to senior leadership levels
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate, persuade, influence others, and manage conflict to productive conclusion
  • Prior consulting experience from either a large/strategic consultancy or internal corporate project management group is preferred
  • Experience within one or more of West Monroe Partners' core industries including Energy & Utilities, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Insurance, Consumer Products, High Tech & Software, Banking and/or Private Equity
  • A commitment to inclusion and diversity, and openness to new ideas and perspectives
  • Ability to travel 50%
Responsibilities
  • Establish core portfolio management processes such as intake/funding, resource management, budget management and integrated planning
  • Oversee a portfolio of projects/initiatives, defining and implementing effective tools, team structures and reporting processes
  • Develop and maintain integrated roadmaps to govern efforts and manage interdependencies
  • Articulate business value of portfolios and programs by establishing and tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) of projects and programs
  • Assess and/or develop enterprise governance frameworks to facilitate intake, delivery controls, value realization, reporting for Transformation Office
  • Assess and optimize project and/or program management processes, such as demand management, release management, and project initiation through project closeout
  • Coordinate day-to-day delivery efforts with initiative and business leaders including escalation and resolution of high priority issues
West Monroe

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital management consulting services
Company Overview
West Monroe's mission is to partner with companies in transformative industries to deliver quantifiable financial value. The company functions in multidisciplinary teams that blend management consulting, digital design, and product engineering to move companies from traditional ways of working to digital operating models—and create experiences that transcend the digital and physical worlds.
Benefits
  • Parental leave
  • Medical coverage
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401(k) plan
  • Company stock purchase program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Pre-tax transportation benefits
  • Company-provided & supplemental life insurance
  • Perks & discounts program
  • Short-term & long-term disability insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Travel bonus program
  • LifeLock group rate
Company Core Values
  • Inclusion and diversity
  • People-first
  • Best client service
  • Best and brightest
  • Stewardship
  • Employee-owned
  • Meritocracy
  • Nimble
  • Fun
  • Practical innovation
  • Social responsibility
  • Integrity
  • Quality over growth