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      • Madison, Wisconsin
      • Temporary
      • $45.00 - $55.00 per hour
      • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      Spherion, in partnership with the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, is looking for an experienced Project Manager. Under the general supervision of the Deputy Bureau Director, this position provides project management services related to bureau priority initiatives and complex services projects. The Project Manager will have a lead role in managing and coordinating various projects for the programs this office manages. Projects will include initiatives designed to reform the service delivery mechanisms throughout the state and systems improvement projects. Projects will also include internal employee engagement and development strategies, and systems change preparedness.Responsibilities:- Work with internal and external stakeholders, including county staff and regional entities subcontracted with the Bureau, to operate programs locally throughout the state- Develop project plans for crosscutting initiatives that have overlapping functions as well as discreet elements- Develop program solutions and collaborate with other Project Managers and stakeholders to communicate the office's critical pathways- Apply systems solutions knowledge to program operations to improve efficiency, streamline data and reporting capabilities, and improve program outputs- 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- Provide consulting, assistance, and training to bureau staff assigned to initiatives on project management techniques, processes, and best practices- Estimate, track, measure, and perform status reporting and resource planning- Develop, implement, and improve standards, policies, and processes related to project management- Assist in development and oversight of bureau-wide employee engagement initiatives- Keep abreast of trends and changes in industry standards and best practices for project managementWorking hours: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PMSkills:- Exceptional team building and leadership skills- Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills including advanced presentation skills- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across units and to manage and resolve conflicts over complex and sensitive issues- Ability to multi-task, manage time effectively, and establish and communicate priorities- Advanced business process improvement skills (assessment, design, and implementation)- Knowledge of Microsoft Professional Office suite and advanced skills with MS ProjectEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors Degree- 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 estimate and plan project timelines, milestones, and task schedules- Ability to monitor and control project processes according to plan as well as the ability to manage problems and changes that arise in projects- Knowledge of and experience with methods and tools used for risk identification, risk management, and risk mitigation- Knowledge of and experience with information systems used in program operations- Knowledge of and experience with third-party vendor management methods- Knowledge of and experience with business requirements definition principles, practices, and techniques- Knowledge of portfolio management principles, methods, and tools- Knowledge of and experience with quality assurance and quality improvement processes- Ability to analyze incomplete information, evaluate alternatives, make appropriate recommendations for strategic and enterprise-wide solutions- Knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)- Experience in programmatic implications and policy and procedure development for changes that are systems driven- Knowledge of interface with information systems upgrades and changes in program operations- Knowledge of the use of information systems and business automation solutions available to program operations for use in managing initiatives Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner!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 looking for an experienced Project Manager. Under the general supervision of the Deputy Bureau Director, this position provides project management services related to bureau priority initiatives and complex services projects. The Project Manager will have a lead role in managing and coordinating various projects for the programs this office manages. Projects will include initiatives designed to reform the service delivery mechanisms throughout the state and systems improvement projects. Projects will also include internal employee engagement and development strategies, and systems change preparedness.Responsibilities:- Work with internal and external stakeholders, including county staff and regional entities subcontracted with the Bureau, to operate programs locally throughout the state- Develop project plans for crosscutting initiatives that have overlapping functions as well as discreet elements- Develop program solutions and collaborate with other Project Managers and stakeholders to communicate the office's critical pathways- Apply systems solutions knowledge to program operations to improve efficiency, streamline data and reporting capabilities, and improve program outputs- 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- Provide consulting, assistance, and training to bureau staff assigned to initiatives on project management techniques, processes, and best practices- Estimate, track, measure, and perform status reporting and resource planning- Develop, implement, and improve standards, policies, and processes related to project management- Assist in development and oversight of bureau-wide employee engagement initiatives- Keep abreast of trends and changes in industry standards and best practices for project managementWorking hours: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PMSkills:- Exceptional team building and leadership skills- Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills including advanced presentation skills- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across units and to manage and resolve conflicts over complex and sensitive issues- Ability to multi-task, manage time effectively, and establish and communicate priorities- Advanced business process improvement skills (assessment, design, and implementation)- Knowledge of Microsoft Professional Office suite and advanced skills with MS ProjectEducation:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- Bachelors Degree- 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 estimate and plan project timelines, milestones, and task schedules- Ability to monitor and control project processes according to plan as well as the ability to manage problems and changes that arise in projects- Knowledge of and experience with methods and tools used for risk identification, risk management, and risk mitigation- Knowledge of and experience with information systems used in program operations- Knowledge of and experience with third-party vendor management methods- Knowledge of and experience with business requirements definition principles, practices, and techniques- Knowledge of portfolio management principles, methods, and tools- Knowledge of and experience with quality assurance and quality improvement processes- Ability to analyze incomplete information, evaluate alternatives, make appropriate recommendations for strategic and enterprise-wide solutions- Knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)- Experience in programmatic implications and policy and procedure development for changes that are systems driven- Knowledge of interface with information systems upgrades and changes in program operations- Knowledge of the use of information systems and business automation solutions available to program operations for use in managing initiatives Apply via the apply button in the top right hand corner!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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