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      • Madison, Wisconsin
      • Temporary
      • $48.00 - $60.00 per hour
      • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      Spherion, in partnership with the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, is actively recruiting for a Senior Project Manager/Portfolio Manager! This position provides project management services related to bureau priority initiatives and complex services projects. If you have project management/portfolio management experience, exceptional leadership skills, and enjoy problem-solving and process improvement, please apply today!Responsibilities:- Provide leadership, management, consulting, coordination, and business analysis for human services program projects- Perform all phases of the project life cycle and project management methodology- Manage multiple moderate to high-risk projects simultaneously- Conduct feasibility, risk, regulatory compliance, and ROI analyses for proposed projects and work with stakeholders to identify, document, manage and mitigate risks associated with a project- Work with stakeholders and management to assemble a project team and arrange for any necessary project resources- Monitor, communicate, and report project progress against the project plan, requirements, budget, quality measures, and business results expected- Provide consulting, assistance, and training to bureau staff assigned to initiatives on project management techniques, processes, and best practices- Recommend improvements to DHS project management methodology, tools, and related processes as well as recommend needed changes to policies, standards, and processes to best meet business needs- Assist in development and oversight of bureau-wide employee engagement initiative. Present reports to Bureau and others on employee engagement findings and recommendations- Stay up to date on trends and changes in industry standards and best practices for project managementWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Advanced problem-solving, leadership, time management, and communication skills- Advanced business process improvement skills (assessment, design, and implementation)Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors Degree in business or related field- Training in formal project management methodologies; certification preferred- Knowledge of and experience with principles, methods, and tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources (e.g. work breakdown structures, earned value, and critical path analysis)- Ability to monitor and control project processes according to plan- Knowledge of and experience with methods and tools used for risk identification, risk management, and risk mitigation and the ability to manage problems that arise in projects- Knowledge of and experience with information systems used in program operations- Knowledge of and experience with third-party vendor management methods- Knowledge of portfolio management principles, methods, and tools- Knowledge of and experience with quality assurance and quality improvement processes- Experience in programmatic implications and policy and procedure development for changes that are systems driven- Knowledge of Microsoft Professional Office suite and advanced skills with MS Project- Knowledge of the Department of Health Services and its respective programs Click the apply button in the top right hand corner to apply today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Spherion, in partnership with the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, is actively recruiting for a Senior Project Manager/Portfolio Manager! This position provides project management services related to bureau priority initiatives and complex services projects. If you have project management/portfolio management experience, exceptional leadership skills, and enjoy problem-solving and process improvement, please apply today!Responsibilities:- Provide leadership, management, consulting, coordination, and business analysis for human services program projects- Perform all phases of the project life cycle and project management methodology- Manage multiple moderate to high-risk projects simultaneously- Conduct feasibility, risk, regulatory compliance, and ROI analyses for proposed projects and work with stakeholders to identify, document, manage and mitigate risks associated with a project- Work with stakeholders and management to assemble a project team and arrange for any necessary project resources- Monitor, communicate, and report project progress against the project plan, requirements, budget, quality measures, and business results expected- Provide consulting, assistance, and training to bureau staff assigned to initiatives on project management techniques, processes, and best practices- Recommend improvements to DHS project management methodology, tools, and related processes as well as recommend needed changes to policies, standards, and processes to best meet business needs- Assist in development and oversight of bureau-wide employee engagement initiative. Present reports to Bureau and others on employee engagement findings and recommendations- Stay up to date on trends and changes in industry standards and best practices for project managementWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:- Advanced problem-solving, leadership, time management, and communication skills- Advanced business process improvement skills (assessment, design, and implementation)Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors Degree in business or related field- Training in formal project management methodologies; certification preferred- Knowledge of and experience with principles, methods, and tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources (e.g. work breakdown structures, earned value, and critical path analysis)- Ability to monitor and control project processes according to plan- Knowledge of and experience with methods and tools used for risk identification, risk management, and risk mitigation and the ability to manage problems that arise in projects- Knowledge of and experience with information systems used in program operations- Knowledge of and experience with third-party vendor management methods- Knowledge of portfolio management principles, methods, and tools- Knowledge of and experience with quality assurance and quality improvement processes- Experience in programmatic implications and policy and procedure development for changes that are systems driven- Knowledge of Microsoft Professional Office suite and advanced skills with MS Project- Knowledge of the Department of Health Services and its respective programs Click the apply button in the top right hand corner to apply today!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      • Rockledge, Florida
      • Temporary
      • $45,000 - $50,000 per year
      • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      The Workforce Recovery Training Program Coordinator develops and coordinates all activities and functions of assigned projects and initiatives to ensure programmatic goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frames, funding parameters and organizational priorities. Plans, organizes and conducts administration activities to ensure the BRC grant is implemented and performance is achieved. Reviews and interprets federal and state laws, rules and grant guidance documents with the goal of integrating grants to serve the target population. Serves as the organizational and community liaison to ensure that grant resources are maximized.Responsibilities:- Researches and interprets relevant laws, regulations, policies, guidelines and standards of designated programs; evaluates programmatic activity ensuring compliance with specifications of programs.- Assesses and prioritizes program needs, sets specific goals and objectives for resource development to support program needs. Utilizes needs assessments and brainstorms workable solutions to develop goals and objectives for grant and funding strategies.- Establishes budget with the Manager of IR & VP of IR and then monitors program expenditures in accordance with established budget. Examines invoices for performance and deliverable requirements to ensure adherence to contract terms.- Conducts on-going analyses of program and subcontractor performance in accordance with contract terms. Works with staff and subcontractors to develop and issue appropriate corrective action plans if necessary. Follows up to ensure corrective action plan(s) are implemented. - Prepares periodic analytical reports on program activities, progress, performance statistics or other special reports with accompanying recommendations for decision-making and to advise management or outside agencies.- As needed, coordinates the submission of reports and other required documents in support of current agreements with funding entities. Ensures program and grant files are maintained in accordance with established procedures designed to provide an audit trail.- Provides information and presents information to management and staff on the status of grant and program activities as required.- Provides or arranges for the provision of technical assistance to service providers, including interpretation of the contract, in order to implement program objectives, assist contractors in making changes, and implement new policy and program issues.- Local travel may be required.- Performs other duties as requested.Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Minimum of 3 years of experience in managing federal or state grant programs demonstrating attention to detail, adhering to grant reporting and contract requirements. Experience with Workforce Development and/or Community Development Block Grant programs preferred. - Experience in project management, planning, implementation and data systems used to monitor grant progress.- Experience and demonstrated ability to read and interpret and laws, contracts, administrative rules and policies.- Must have good communication skills and demonstrated ability to competently communicate with people from a variety of social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.- Experience and demonstrated ability to write briefs, reports, plans and corrective action plans.- Experience in non-profit administration, planning or contract/grant administration is preferred.- Experience with MS Office programs, presentation programs, and other software used for case management and customer service is preferred.- Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities.
      The Workforce Recovery Training Program Coordinator develops and coordinates all activities and functions of assigned projects and initiatives to ensure programmatic goals and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frames, funding parameters and organizational priorities. Plans, organizes and conducts administration activities to ensure the BRC grant is implemented and performance is achieved. Reviews and interprets federal and state laws, rules and grant guidance documents with the goal of integrating grants to serve the target population. Serves as the organizational and community liaison to ensure that grant resources are maximized.Responsibilities:- Researches and interprets relevant laws, regulations, policies, guidelines and standards of designated programs; evaluates programmatic activity ensuring compliance with specifications of programs.- Assesses and prioritizes program needs, sets specific goals and objectives for resource development to support program needs. Utilizes needs assessments and brainstorms workable solutions to develop goals and objectives for grant and funding strategies.- Establishes budget with the Manager of IR & VP of IR and then monitors program expenditures in accordance with established budget. Examines invoices for performance and deliverable requirements to ensure adherence to contract terms.- Conducts on-going analyses of program and subcontractor performance in accordance with contract terms. Works with staff and subcontractors to develop and issue appropriate corrective action plans if necessary. Follows up to ensure corrective action plan(s) are implemented. - Prepares periodic analytical reports on program activities, progress, performance statistics or other special reports with accompanying recommendations for decision-making and to advise management or outside agencies.- As needed, coordinates the submission of reports and other required documents in support of current agreements with funding entities. Ensures program and grant files are maintained in accordance with established procedures designed to provide an audit trail.- Provides information and presents information to management and staff on the status of grant and program activities as required.- Provides or arranges for the provision of technical assistance to service providers, including interpretation of the contract, in order to implement program objectives, assist contractors in making changes, and implement new policy and program issues.- Local travel may be required.- Performs other duties as requested.Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Minimum of 3 years of experience in managing federal or state grant programs demonstrating attention to detail, adhering to grant reporting and contract requirements. Experience with Workforce Development and/or Community Development Block Grant programs preferred. - Experience in project management, planning, implementation and data systems used to monitor grant progress.- Experience and demonstrated ability to read and interpret and laws, contracts, administrative rules and policies.- Must have good communication skills and demonstrated ability to competently communicate with people from a variety of social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.- Experience and demonstrated ability to write briefs, reports, plans and corrective action plans.- Experience in non-profit administration, planning or contract/grant administration is preferred.- Experience with MS Office programs, presentation programs, and other software used for case management and customer service is preferred.- Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities.
      • Springfield, Illinois
      • Temporary
      • $11.00 per hour
      • 7:45 AM - 4:15 PM
      Are you interested in temporary employment? This position providing a variety of basic/general clerical duties may be right up your alley!Responsibilities:- Stuffing, affixing, opening and addressing mail- Sorting mail, filing- Copying, faxing and shredding- Bend/lift up to 50lbs- May require squatting, climbing, bending or standing for long periods of timesWorking hours: 7:45 AM - 4:15 PMSkills:- Ability to follow oral and written instructions- High attention to detailEducation:High SchoolExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:High school diploma or equivalent required Apply online here: https://www.spherion.com/apply/75103/For every week you work for Spherion from July 12 - September 15, you get an entry to win awesome prizes in The Spherion Works Sweepstakes. We're giving away prizes each week and one lucky employee will drive to work in the grand prize: a new sports car!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Are you interested in temporary employment? This position providing a variety of basic/general clerical duties may be right up your alley!Responsibilities:- Stuffing, affixing, opening and addressing mail- Sorting mail, filing- Copying, faxing and shredding- Bend/lift up to 50lbs- May require squatting, climbing, bending or standing for long periods of timesWorking hours: 7:45 AM - 4:15 PMSkills:- Ability to follow oral and written instructions- High attention to detailEducation:High SchoolExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:High school diploma or equivalent required Apply online here: https://www.spherion.com/apply/75103/For every week you work for Spherion from July 12 - September 15, you get an entry to win awesome prizes in The Spherion Works Sweepstakes. We're giving away prizes each week and one lucky employee will drive to work in the grand prize: a new sports car!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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