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

Requirements

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

  • AirTable experience

You must also be willing to travel.

Benefits

  • Medical/Dental benefits including of 1K Health Reimbursement Account

  • Matching 401K

  • 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.