Enterprise Portfolio Program Manager


Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.


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  • Lead complex business process and organizational projects to effect transformational change and drive adoption
  • Coordinate the management of multiple, related projects and navigate complex activities that span practices, service lines, geographies and functions; invest resources in the right work to achieve strategic objectives and deliver expected value
  • Drive strategic and tactical process improvement initiatives and adoption across the firm
  • Partner with stakeholders – firm leadership, partners and practitioners – on transformational change management initiatives and build collaborative relationships
  • Facilitate working sessions with firm leadership, partners and practitioners; employ proven techniques to design solutions
  • Lead complex projects to that address changing and/or growing business needs and requirements, including advanced technology
  • Conduct needs analysis of current state and future state; operationalize business processes and procedures; and develop recommendations
  • Lead complex projects using standard practices, proven techniques, common tools and a shared language; estimate scope, expectations, deliverables and project budget; manage risks throughout change initiative and develop mitigation plans
  • Enhance client service and speed to market with project leadership and wrap-around support for practitioners
  • Provide content and thought leadership for Enterprise Portfolio Management Methodology Center and Knowledge Center; provide consultation and training to transfer project management methodologies and knowledge internally


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred
  • PfMP®, PgMP®, PMP®, PMI-ACP®, CSM certificates preferred
  • 5 to 8 years of related experience required
  • Advanced Office 365 skills with focus on Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project, SmartSheet, Pivotal Tracker, MS Office Professional, MS Visio, MS OneNote, MS SharePoint
  • Working knowledge of current project methodologies, including SDLC/Waterfall, Agile, RAD/Hybrid
  • Proven track record of successfully leading complex projects and organization-wide initiatives
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities
  • Creative change agent – someone who is solutions-oriented and actively engaged in the design process
  • Ability to structure and scope complex problems and apply a range of analytical tools to develop solutions
  • Excellent problem solving, teamwork, influence, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong skills in client management, facilitation, coaching, conflict management, and mediation
  • Strong executive presence and ability to work with all levels within an organization

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