Program/Project Manager - Return-to-Work Program

Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-NC-Research Triangle Park | US-TX-Westlake | US-NH-Merrimack | US-RI-Smithfield
Category
Project Management
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

reacHIRE is proud to partner with leading financial services corporation Fidelity Investments for a 6 month return-to-work program starting in October 2020 designed for Program/ Project Management professionals returning to the workforce after a 2+ year career break. Please note candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We will be providing a one-week virtual onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.

We are excited to bring return-to-work opportunities in program/project management across locations including Westlake, TX, Research Triangle Park, NC and New England (Smithfield, RI, Merrimack, NH, and Boston, MA).

 

At reacHIRE, we are committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our associates, clients, and candidates. In partnership with Fidelity, we are actively monitoring the situation related to COVID-19 and are continuing to hire in order to serve Fidelity's needs. To ensure your safety as a reacHIRE candidate, we will be relying on virtual interviewing and other digital communications. Our recruiting team is committed to providing the support you need throughout the hiring and onboarding process. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility during this time.

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a qualified, Program/Project Manager that will be a key contributor delivering quality solutions by supporting the successful planning, execution, and delivery of initiatives while ensuring consistency with business strategy, commitments and goals.

 

An ideal candidate would partner to lead and manage initiatives with cross-functional teams. Innovation to the program, tools and process is highly regarded as is relationship building with assigned team and business partners. S/he should also have the flexibility and the skill to both lead and contribute to their teams, providing excellent support and advice to the business unit.

 

The Value you deliver

 

  • Facilitator of day-to-day coordination of initiative’s business readiness activities including planning and deployment of program activities/business product improvements
  • Assist with creation of deployment content and go to market launch alignment
  • Lead all aspects of coordination and facilitation of business acceptance validation
  • Collaborate with program team to track and handle issues and risks throughout project lifecycle
  • Provide status updates on a regular basis to executives and key business partners for assigned initiatives
  • Facilitate logistics for project/program planning sessions

Qualifications

The Expertise we’re looking for 

 

  • 3 – 5 years program / project management experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • Strong social skills and the ability to effectively and confidently communicate to more senior levels within the organization
  • The ability to manage multiple/competing projects in parallel

 

The Skills you bring 

 

  • Ability to understand complex business environments and interdependent relationships for business requirements
  • Proven leadership skills, ownership and dedication for deliverables
  • Lead, direct and empower team members without formal management authority.
  • Strong consultative, listening, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinker with good judgment and initiative
  • Strong social skills, including the ability to work across the organization and interact/influence/negotiate effectively at all levels of management and peers
  • Excellent command of verbal and written communication for all partners
  • Highly organized with ability to meet internal deadlines

 

How your work impacts the organization 

 

Fidelity believes that diversity in background and experience will foster an engaging work environment for their employees. They recognize the value that employees’ differences can contribute to the forward-thinking and strong future of their company. This ultimately enables them to deliver a better outcomes and support for their associates and customers. As a program/project manager, you will drive outstanding business initiatives that improve the long-term value of the Firm. People who are great cultural fits demonstrate curiosity to learn, step up and take the lead, take ownership of their projects, and thrive by sharing knowledge. 

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selets under-the-radar, top-talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work with Fidelity Investments, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way! 

 

About Fidelity Investments:

 

Fidelity is passionate about making their financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. They are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and cultivating a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects their commitment to their associates. They are proud of their diverse and inclusive work environment where they respect and value their associates for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com.

 

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

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