Vice President, Program Management at TransUnion

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What We'll Bring

TransUnion (“TU”) has always been considered a technology leader in its core business, and it is embarking on another step in its journey with a multi-year Technology Modernization program. The Technology Modernization program will enable foundational technology and also drive the migration of its applications to the public cloud.

In his/her role, the Vice President, Program Management, will provide strategic direction across the three primary work streams (Program Enablement, Foundation, and Migration Management) and day-to-day management across the five key Program Enablement teams (HR, Legal, Procurement, Communications and Finance)

This new executive position will help evolve TU’s global cloud strategy in partnership with other members of the global technology leadership team, lead the execution of key activities across enablement work streams, deliver executive updates to the CEO and his directs, and serve as the de factor Chief of Staff to the Executive Vice President, Global Technology Architecture (to whom this position will report).

What You'll Bring

Protecting the health and wellness of our associates and candidates considering a career at TransUnion is our highest priority. In supporting this vision, our recruitment and new hire experience for this role is fully virtual for the time being. Candidates interviewing will get to know our team over the phone and video, and this role will operate virtually upon hire until we return to the office. Even though we’re not physically together right now, our goal is to provide you a supportive candidate and new hire experience that will immerse you in our culture and set you up for success at TransUnion.

10+ years total experience with a track record of success and promotion in a high-performing professional environment

Outstanding team player with a customer/consumer experience mindset who can interact effectively with technical and non-technical colleagues

Demonstrated ability and self-motivation to excel within an environment of rapid change, growth, and a drive for continuous improvement

Demonstrated strong leadership qualities to lead a large group of technologists focusing on execution.

Excellent communication at executive & board level, and in public forums

Ability to assimilate key issues and concepts and come up to speed quickly

Be a thought leader in technology trends and drive adoption of new technologies

Ability to manage multiple projects and various deadlines simultaneously

Demonstrated experience in delivering technology solutions in multidivisional, multinational organizations

BS and/or MS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field

We’d Love to See:

Experience guiding an organization through a cloud transformation, including the migration from on-prem data centers to a hybrid cloud

Experience with Azure, AWS, and/or Google Cloud

Experience working in a matrixed structure with dynamic teams (Sales, Marketing, Product, Product Marketing, Operations, Technology/Engineering, and senior executives)

MBA Degree

Impact You'll Make

​Lead the Program Enablement work globally

Identifying problems and partnering to solve them across the five enablement teams

Structuring work to hit planning deadlines, drive progress

Work with Foundation and Migration team leadership to ensure successful delivery of applications to the cloud

Be an experienced, as technical-as-possible hands-on senior leader

Lead a variety of cross-functional teams to complete critical initiatives

Provide Chief of Staff level support

Support the enterprise cloud journey - lead and drive cloud strategy along w/ EVP, Global Technology Architecture

Identify emerging challenges, trends, and opportunities as it relates to TU’s cloud strategy

Problem solve and drive to solutions across all teams

Structure key leadership meetings and develop agenda of critical items

Delivering program status updates to key stakeholders

Drive all executive communications to Executive Management and Board of Directors in clear, concise, executive-level formats

People / Resource management

Direct and guide expert employees who exercise significant independence and autonomy in decision making

Ensure existing support and processes continue while technology modernization is rolled out

Manage experienced professionals who exercise high latitude and independence in their assignments

Refine operating policies and procedures that impact multiple disciplines and departments

Exercise full management authority for direct reports, including performance reviews, pay decisions, recruitment, discipline, termination, and other personnel actions

Participate with other senior management to establish strategic goals, plans, and objectives

Provide guidance on administrative or procedural matters to ensure operations achieves their objectives

Effectively interact with peers, subordinate management, and senior management concerning projects and operational decisions to ensure effective and efficient processes with successful outcomes

Develop guidelines and procedures to continually support and improve various project processes

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!