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Senior Manager, Program Management

| North Suburbs

The Enterprise Technologies Finance Application Development and Data Operations team is looking for a Senior Project / Program Manager. In this role, you will work mange the deliverables and communications related to our Finance Modernization program.

This program is a multi-year, multi-team, multi project which will also integrate our Solution Implementation partner as we migrate core Accounting systems to a cloud based ERP and create a cloud based data lake for analytics and reporting. If you have experience consolidating multiple project plans, coordinating a large program, and are ready to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, then this role is for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Consolidate multiple project plans as part of an overall program related to the replacement of our General Ledger and interfaces.
  • Project management responsibilities for portions of delivery by internal teams.
  • Integration of project plans related to impacts of multiple SaaS vendors for inputs.
  • Manage expectations and timings between internal efforts and our Solution Implementation partner.
  • Provide management level status reporting and risks related to the program.
  • Manage churn and change request for scope change and impacts to the program by other business areas and initiatives.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to operate effectively in a collaborative/ team-oriented work environment
  • 7 years of Project Management experience in a technology-based environment with experience implementing and integrating large scale SaaS solutions.
  • Business Acumen – Strong knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn, business processes and required capabilities
  • Financial Acumen – Solid understanding of financial management practices for project delivery in iterative execution environments
  • Technology Acumen – Identify enhancement opportunities and translate opportunities into requirements for design and development
  • Communication and Presence – Ability to communicate with senior business and technology stakeholders
  • Consulting / Strategy Experience – Ability to distill complexity and formulate processes and business metrics that can be understood and implemented
  • Delivery Governance Experience – Demonstrated leadership related to interconnected efforts to achieve business goals
  • Ability to champion an idea and bring a group to consensus
  • Excellent problem-solving skills involving complex and ambiguous issues
  • At least 3 years of experience in a technology lead analyst position

Skills Desired:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification
  • Prior experience managing SaaS implementations and application development
  • Knowledge of Finance practices
  • Familiarity with Atlassian products (Jira, Jira Portfolio, etc.)

Discover Financial Services 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, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.

So, what are you waiting for? Apply today!

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Location

Our headquarters is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and we also have a downtown Chicago office which is known as the“The 606”.

An Insider's view of Discover

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The cool thing about working at Discover is the wonderful collaborative environment we have and all the smart, talented and fun people we work with every day to continuously work on innovations.

Hiba

AWS Cloud Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

I enjoy working at Discover because I get to work with and collaborate with talented people who are passionate about what they do, and together we get to help others. We work constructively and cross-functionally to provide the best and newest products for our users and provide exceptional support for our customers!

Mandy

Project Manager, Advanced Analytics Platform

How does the company support your career growth?

There are two reasons I enjoy working at Discover. First, I enjoy the challenging and meaningful work. Second, my career path at Discover is mine to shape. My managers have supported me when I wanted to learn more and move within the company.

George

Senior Manager, Software Engineering

What is your vision for the company?

My vision of the company is that we create rewarding experiences in lives of our customers every day through analytics.

Kumar

SVP, CDO Advanced Analytics Platforms

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I love working at Discover because of how the company invests in its people and innovation. The environment is encouraging and the smart people around you makes it an amazing experience every day!

Brent

Director, Digital Analytics

What are Discover Perks + Benefits

Discover Benefits Overview

Start enjoying great benefits Day 1 — We support you with the same dedication we bring to all of our customers.Our comprehensive benefits package features first-class insurance, financial planning support and excellent perks designed to help you reach your goals and live a rich, healthy life.

Check out more of our amazing employee benefits at mydiscoverbenefits.com

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
You can open a separate Health Care FSA (HCFSA) and contribute up to $2,650 tax-free from your paycheck to reimburse yourself for eligible out-of-pocket expenses.
Disability Insurance
Employees receive Short-Term Disability Insurance at no cost.
Dental Benefits
Discover offers two dental plan options — Standard and Premier — both are administered by MetLife.
Vision Benefits
Discover offers two vision plan options — Standard and Premier through VSP.
Health Insurance Benefits
Discover offers a variety of medical plans for you and eligible family members, so that you can choose the benefit plan that suits your needs.
Life Insurance
As a Discover employee, you receive Basic Life Insurance of one times your HWEE (up to $500,000) at no cost to you.
Pet Insurance
Purchase medical coverage at a discounted rate for your beloved family pet. The more pets you insure, the greater the discount.
Wellness Programs
Help balance your work and personal life with a wide variety of free and discounted resource and referral services including family and relationship counseling and financial guidance.
Onsite Gym
Discover has fitness centers and Weight Watchers® programs at all five major locations.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
You may elect to contribute 1% to 30% of your eligible base salary, commissions and bonus on a pre-tax basis, up to IRS limits every year.
401(K) Matching
Discover matches up to 6% of the pre-tax contributions you make to the 401(k) Plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
The ESPP provides eligible employees with an opportunity to purchase shares of Discover common stock through payroll deductions at a 5% discount.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Discover helps eligible employees and their families with the costs of adoption by reimbursing certain expenses.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Discover has a Paid Time Off of 4 to 5 Weeks of paid time per year.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Discover provides 7 paid holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
When you enroll in the Commuter Benefits Program at WageWorks, you’ll save on taxes on mass-transit passes, parking and other eligible expenses.
Company Outings
Game Room
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Discover provides tuition reimbursement and a full-ride bachelor's degree program for select online degree programs.
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