United Airlines Senior Manager - Data Analytics Portfolio Management in Chicago, Illinois
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The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.
Job overview and responsibilities
This position is responsible for coordinating with the portfolio and functional teams, including offshore teams, to prioritize work based on impact and enterprise value. This person must be effective with working with Data Analytics and other business and IT leaders to ensure that the team is executing against a well-defined road map and delivering tangible enterprise value. This person will ensure effective executive level reporting of key metrics, clarify strategy and priorities and broadly communicate successes. Success in this role will include addressing skill and bandwidth gaps, playing a key role in defining training plans for the team as well as sourcing 3rd party resources as needed. Additionally, this person will be evaluate new technology and capability that will enable the team to deliver high quality solutions to the enterprise on an accelerated time frame.
Portfolio management, coordination with Data Analytics and other IT teams to align on priorities, and tracking progress against goals
Coordinate communications, leadership presentations, clarifying strategy and priorities
Address skill and bandwidth gaps - working with DA leaders to define training plans, coordinate sourcing 3rd party resources
Evaluate new vendors, technologies and capabilities
Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field
Must possess demonstrated understanding of performance management, business consulting, project management, and applicable technology
Working knowledge of data analytics, tools and techniques. Clear understanding of how Data Analytics contributes to the success of the enterprise.
Strong understanding of performance and portfolio management, project management and business consulting
Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment or work goals
Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives
Ability to work in a matrixed organization
Strong presentation skills and development of leadership & board of directors PowerPoint presentations
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience with: SQL, MS Excel/PPT, Tableau, Spotfire or other visualization tools.
5+ years of relavant work experience with 3+ years in business consulting and/or portfolio management. Airline experience is not required.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Ability to express complex technology and analytical concepts in simple business terms
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 21 Digital Products & Analytics
Function: Professional Opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled