Are you an “A” player who wants to be on an “A” team? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to lend your experience to one of Pittsburgh’s most exciting companies? If so BusinessForward is the place for you!
BusinessForward is a technology consulting firm that helps IT and HR leaders derive the most from their investment in enterprise service management and human capital management tools. Companies who share our “get it done and get it right” attitude choose BusinessForward over Big Four consulting firms for more personal attention and right-sized solutions tailored to the unique needs of their business.
The Program Management role entails a wide range of activities on both the strategic and the tactical level. You will engage with a talented team of business peers and apply your knowledge in Project Management best practices to drive and implement our solutions from our HCM and ESM practice areas. You will engage with clients through complex programs utilizing effective management of business value, risk, content, communication, knowledge and resources.
The successful candidate will be someone who is not satisfied with mediocrity or the “status quo”. They will go above and beyond because they care about doing the right thing for their internal and external customers. The successful candidate needs to be someone who can make self-directed impact while maintaining empathy and sensitivity to their environment. They should resonate a positive attitude that transcends into all their professional and personal interactions. Above all, it is someone who visibly enjoys what they do and has fun doing it.
What will you bring?
A passion to drive and implement complex engagements in a client facing role
Your experience in leading IT Service Management and Human Capital Management projects in a consulting role
Your deep knowledge in Project and Program Management best practices
Proven ability to build meaningful and lasting relationships with our clients and team
What will you do?
In a nutshell:
Serve as main communication point between executives, the project team and key project stakeholders (steering committee)
Manage all phases of the implementation of the project from the preliminary phase to the planning and solutions delivery to clients.
Manage multiple projects varying in complexity involving multiple work streams running in parallel
Define and own a project management standard that fits within the BusinessForward approach and methodology
Recommend and implement ways to create efficiencies in our approach and/or delivery
Let our team members tell you:
“This is a fantastic place if you want to be part of a growing company and want the opportunity to shape its future!” – John Huckle, Founder and CEO
“You get to work with a group of people you feel proud to call your work family. Everyone is bright, creative, energetic, passionate, and nerdy in their own unique way. From happy hours and board games to complicated project work, there’s tons to learn from everyone. I’ve tried to convince everyone I know, from librarians to programmers to switch career paths just for the opportunity to work at BusinessForward.” – Sara Loe, Solutions Analyst
“The company culture is relaxed but professional and it is possible to work for BusinessForward but still meet family responsibilities pretty easily most of the time.” – Christine DeRunk, Solutions Analyst
“If you want to be a part of a group that is driven and will drive you to do better and be better, come to BusinessForward! We have awesome people, great clients, we take pride in our work and making a difference for the biggest companies in Pittsburgh and across the US.” – Josh Scott, Managing Director, Services & HCM Practice Lead
“You get to network, meet and work with some of the most talented business executives, partners, teams and vendors in the region.” – Richard Balazs, Director of Operations
“Learn, share, and sharpen your skills with the brightest, hardest working people in the ESM / HCM space.” - Julio Kuok, Solutions Architect
What will we offer you?
Satisfaction that your work makes a real difference in people’s lives and the success of our clients
A challenge that will push you to reach your full potential
A fun, collaborative working environment
Mentoring and training to build your “tool kit” and a wealth of learning experience
Great vacation and health insurance benefits
A share in the success of our clients and company through a generous performance bonus program
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Empathy - Ambition - Fun - Grit - Integrity
Bachelor's Degree in Business or IT related field. Master's Degree and PMP certification a plus
8 Plus years experience in a progressively responsible Project Management role
5 to 8 years experience working in a consulting environment
About Business Forward, Inc.
BusinessForward is a HR and IT management consulting company providing quality service from our team of experts in the HCM and ESM practice areas. We advance the personal and professional lives of our clients, people and the communities in which we serve through our Core Values of Empathy, Ambition, Fun, Grit, and Integrity.