United Airlines Project Manager - Human Resources in Chicago, Illinois
Project Manager – Human Resources
The Project Manager role is responsible for overseeing all aspects of large scale projects or programs, including project initiation, planning, execution, close, monitor and control, and change management. The Project Manager will also be responsible for mentoring and coaching Subject Matter Experts building effective Project Management functional capabilities across the division.
Utilizes comprehensive project management methodology and processes to manage projects related to HR programs.Works with project lead to map out project charter, work break down structure, resources required, timeline, risks and expected outcomes.Builds and tracks comprehensive project ROI and key success measures.Applies knowledge and data to resolve process issues/problems.Helps to identify and engage project resources as needed.Influences and communicates with stakeholders to ensure that projects meet the established objectives.Ensures project delivery on time, on budget and the outcomes successfully achieve the goal.Solicits and analyzes feedback to identify and implement lessons learned.
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and may facilitate customer acceptance.
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
Experience in managing User Acceptance Testing processes.
- Recommends and implements enhancements to PMO procedures that result from lessons learned or research on best practices. Keeps current on project management tools and best practices.Maintains knowledge of current HR and industry issues and trends.
- Develops and delivers presentations to executives, project sponsors and others, as required, on current projects, project management methodology, HR strategies, programs, practices and issues.Collaborates with SME's across the division to develop Project Management expertise.
Brings Change Management experience and focus to each project, including the ability to train team members on change management principles.
Improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.
Develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Communicates information and ideas in speaking and writing so others will understand.
- Bachelor's degree required
- PMP strongly desired; Six Sigma Green Belt, SPHR preferred
Knowledge of HR Operations/Programs required
Knowledge of Information Systems, Project Management Process/ Principles required
Planning and Organizing skills required
Project and Process Management skills required
Team building and collaboration skills required
Decision making and problem solving skills required
Communication at multiple levels of the organization skills required
Innovation and continuousimprovement results-oriented mindset skills required
Program design and implementation skills required
MS Office and MS Project proficiency required
- A minimum of 3-5 years of direct project management experience on cross-functional projects required
Regular attendance and punctuality in accordance with United's policies is required
Attendance is required at work location.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 70 Human Resources
Function: Human Resources and Labor Relations
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled