Athena Global Advisors Program Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Do you enjoy working with a top-notch team and being part of a growing, passionate, and forward-thinking company? Athena is becoming the best and most intensive high-touch consulting group in the country. Our exceptionally high standards and whole-brain, full spectrum approach has earned us an enviable reputation across multiple industries and fueled our impressive growth. Athena brings an artful mix of creativity and facts-based insight to make even complex matters engaging, memorable, and impactful.
Athena is looking for a talented program manager who has a passion for problem-solving, managing change and improving efficiency. We work in an exciting, challenging environment. We make things happen, and we enjoy doing it.
What you’ll be contributing to:
Organizing and coordinating programs
Providing strategic guidance to teams and project managers in ways that promote the company’s culture
Overseeing the progress of operations
What you’ll be responsible for:
Managing complicated multi-faceted projects
Formulating strategies for successful client outcomes
Making presentations to clients
Coordinating cross-project activities
Leading and evaluating project managers and other staff
Developing and controlling deadlines, budgets and activities
Applying change, risk and resource management
Assuming responsibility for the program’s people and vendors
Assessing program performance and aim to maximize ROI
Resolving projects’ higher scope issues
Preparing reports for program stakeholders
The skills and experience you should have:
Excellent leadership skills
Experience in managing staff of different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner
To be able to develop efficient strategies and tactics
To ensure that all programs deliver the desirable outcome to our organization
Proven experience as a Program Manager or other managerial position
Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
Excellent knowledge of MS Office – specifically excel and power point
Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent problem-solving ability
Desire to work in a fast paced, innovative environment
It’s a plus if you have:
Working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc.)
BSc/BA diploma in management or a relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus
You must also be willing to travel.
Medical/Dental benefits including of 1K Health Reimbursement Account
Summer Friday remote work option
Free snacks and wine socials
Curious about your career path at Athena? This role is at the Manager Level within Athena’s career-path structure for the Delivery Team. This team has the following levels of progression for growth and development.
Analyst --> Sr. Analyst --> Manager --> Sr. Manager --> Director --> Sr. Director --> Executive Director
Oh, and our application process is open, easy, as transparent as we can make it, and painless.
We need team members like you to join us! Let's get started.
Athena is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at 866.299.6040.