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United Air Lines, Inc. (UAL)

Senior Manager - Project Manager - PMO

United Air Lines, Inc. (UAL) - Chicago, IL

Senior Manager - Project Manager - PMO

in

Chicago

Illinois

Senior 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.

-Lead and manage projects as assigned, both tactical and strategic

-Deliver high quality artifacts and outcome through all phases of PMLC including Envision, Design, Build, and Activate as needed to realize measurable business results

-Coach, guide, train project team members and other PMs on EDBA, PMLC and related artifacts and deliverables.

-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

Requirements:

• Undergraduate degree in business, technical, or aviation related discipline required

• Experience managing multiple large, complex projects across multiple functions

• Experience managing and mentoring project management staff

• Proven expertise successfully managing business and technical resources under an integrated project plan to ensure the alignment of resources

• Experience presenting, escalating, and providing solutions to senior leadership

• 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

• 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

• Proven project management experience

• Ability to manage business and technical resources with an integrated project plan

• Experience presenting, escalating, and providing solutions to senior leadership

• Experience working within SDLC/PMLC and a track record of delivery

• Microsoft Suite -Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project proficiency

• 7 years’ work experience

• 5 years managing projects

• Demonstrated successful project delivery using fundamentals of PMBOK practices/methodologies

• 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 discretion in making tactical decisions; provides input on strategic decisions to management as required. Decisions and achievement of results could have a significant impact on the group’s overall performance. Effects could be long-lasting; expected to be creative to develop high-impact changes in processes or strategies

Preferred:

• Advanced degree preferred

• Project Management (PMI) Certification (Preferred)

• Lean Six Sigma certification

• Demonstrated successful execution using SDLC, PMLC, DMAIC or DFSS methodology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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Senior Manager - Project Manager - PMO United Air Lines, Inc. (UAL) - Chicago, IL, United States

   

Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
United Airlines, Inc. is an American major airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings following a $3 billion merger in 2010. The airline was previously owned, at one point in its history, by The Boeing Company, one of the world's largest aircraft manufacturers. Since its merger with Continental Airlines, the company boasts more revenue passenger miles than any airline in the world.United operates out of 10 airline hubs in the continental United States, Guam, and Japan. George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston is United's largest passenger carrying hub handling 16.6 million passengers annually with an average of 45,413 passengers daily. The company employs over 88,500 people while maintaining its headquarters in Chicago's Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower). Through the airline's parent company, United Continental Holdings, it is publicly traded under NYSE: UAL with a market capitalization of over $10.5 billion as of October, 2013.