Training Strategy Project Manager

To manage highly complex, critical projects and must effectively apply critical thinking skills to evaluate project needs, define project objectives and maintain optimal project plans to deliver high quality deliverables.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilizes an understanding of training, processes, needs and tools, career development and organizational goals/priorities to develop and support a comprehensive training strategy.
  • Understands IT and Security concepts and is able to consider stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Establishes clear direction, applies strong project management skills, and prioritizes and orders work. Collects and evaluates project requirements and stakeholder inputs.
  • Constructs concrete project plans that eliminate ambiguity for project teams and oversees multiple highly complex projects/programs within the department and across Vanguard as needed.
  • Practices critical thinking and applies productive questioning skills to fully understand project goals for the success of the project. Actively uncovers information to assist project teams in developing project outputs. Anticipates challenges both within the department and outside and takes action to keep projects on track.
  • Facilitates constructive dialogue among project team members. Provides complete and clear updates throughout project timelines to keep teams informed and to make certain projects deliver on time and per specifications.
  • Communicates timely and constructive feedback to keep project teams on task.
  • Manages time effectively and prioritizes work wisely to oversee multiple projects at once. Assesses project complexities and ensures sufficient time is allocated to difficult tasks.
  • Troubleshoots issues and clears obstacles to ensure project success and modifies project plans to meet deadlines. Demonstrates an ability to independently lead teams through complex problems and think outside the box for alternate solutions. Garners leadership support, as needed, to ensure projects are sufficiently resourced and effectively prioritized.
  • Builds strong working relationships and networks, including internal resources, internal business partners, and other affected Vanguard areas i.e. information technology, business technology operations.
  • Shows leadership impact and models unquestionable ethics and integrity, energizes, inspires, and coaches others, represents Vanguard well both internally and externally. Demonstrates strong knowledge of our business, clients and competitors and effectively applies this knowledge to enhance project results.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum five years of Project Management experience
  • Understanding of Training Strategy, HR background or leadership development
  • Solid organizational skills.
  • Ability to work across multiple functions.
  • Ability to work well under deadline pressure.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with a team.
  • Demonstrated initiative.

Knowledge of one or more of the following preferred:

  • ADDIE model
  • ATD certification
  • CPLP certification

Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilizes an understanding of training, processes, needs and tools, career development and organizational goals/priorities to develop and support a comprehensive training strategy.
  • Understands IT and Security concepts and is able to consider stakeholders throughout the organization.
  • Establishes clear direction, applies strong project management skills, and prioritizes and orders work. Collects and evaluates project requirements and stakeholder inputs.
  • Constructs concrete project plans that eliminate ambiguity for project teams and oversees multiple highly complex projects/programs within the department and across Vanguard as needed.
  • Practices critical thinking and applies productive questioning skills to fully understand project goals for the success of the project. Actively uncovers information to assist project teams in developing project outputs. Anticipates challenges both within the department and outside and takes action to keep projects on track.
  • Facilitates constructive dialogue among project team members. Provides complete and clear updates throughout project timelines to keep teams informed and to make certain projects deliver on time and per specifications.
  • Communicates timely and constructive feedback to keep project teams on task.
  • Manages time effectively and prioritizes work wisely to oversee multiple projects at once. Assesses project complexities and ensures sufficient time is allocated to difficult tasks.
  • Troubleshoots issues and clears obstacles to ensure project success and modifies project plans to meet deadlines. Demonstrates an ability to independently lead teams through complex problems and think outside the box for alternate solutions. Garners leadership support, as needed, to ensure projects are sufficiently resourced and effectively prioritized.
  • Builds strong working relationships and networks, including internal resources, internal business partners, and other affected Vanguard areas i.e. information technology, business technology operations.
  • Shows leadership impact and models unquestionable ethics and integrity, energizes, inspires, and coaches others, represents Vanguard well both internally and externally. Demonstrates strong knowledge of our business, clients and competitors and effectively applies this knowledge to enhance project results.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum five years of Project Management experience
  • Understanding of Training Strategy, HR background or leadership development
  • Solid organizational skills.
  • Ability to work across multiple functions.
  • Ability to work well under deadline pressure.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with a team.
  • Demonstrated initiative.

Knowledge of one or more of the following preferred:

  • ADDIE model
  • ATD certification
  • CPLP certification

Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.


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