Revantage Corporate Services

  • Project Manager

    Job Locations US-Chicago
  • Due to the continued growth of our organization, Revantage Corporate Services is seeking a strategic Project Manager to join our Technology Organization. 

     

    Technology comprises a team of data professionals focused on delivering solutions to improve decision-making, optimize internal business processes, increase operational efficiency, and ultimately, transform data into actionable insights. The Project Manager will be responsible for deepening the data management strategy and vision at Revantage, and play a crucial role in building, scaling, and delivering the data and analytics platform to the organization’s data constituents.

     

    Revantage Corporate Services (RCS) is a wholly owned company of Blackstone that provides best-in-class professional shared services globally to Blackstone's real estate portfolio companies in various sectors including multifamily (LivCor), commercial office (EQ Office), retail (ShopCore), industrial (Link Industrial), senior living (Longview) and hotel (BRE Hotels and Resorts). We are dedicated to our clients, helping them solve critical and complex real estate issues, with access to resources, data, and the world’s most influential real estate leaders.

     

    We are building a culture that inspires people to drive change, stand up to challenges, and embody the daring spirit to outperform yesterday’s best. Our vision sees us personally exploring new ideas and capabilities, proactively seeking the needs of our partners and people to unlock new opportunities. We are partnering in possibilities to unlock our greatest potential, together.

     

    Technology will unlock the potential of Revantage. Help us deliver best in class tools, services, and insights.

    As the Project Manager, one is held accountable to, however not limited to, the following job functions:

     

    • Ensuring the timely delivery of projects, initiatives and activities across multiple data- and technology-related work streams
    • Support Technology and Data & Analytics leadership in setting priorities, building strategic roadmaps, and ensuring timely delivery of key objectives
    • Play an important role in informing leadership and technology stakeholders on milestone execution, issues, and risks
    • Compile, prepare and present information for project and program updates, technical presentations and demos
    • Help build mechanisms for monitoring the overall program progress, coordinate and drive the operational areas of Revantage’s technology projects through implementation.
    • Execute on the Technology roadmap and initiatives
    • Plan, lead, coordinate, and monitor activities of one or more projects covering various facets of the project life cycle ranging from project initiation to analysis and implementation
    • Contribute to the creation of standardized processes and best practices
    • Apply an understanding of the customer needs to design solutions fit for purpose
    • Anticipate and identify project issues and risks and recommend mitigation, as well as provide regular reporting covering project/program status
    • Identify, document, and drive understanding around the critical product design challenges
    • Coordinate great talent and teams
    • Contribute to a high performing culture, emphasizing innovation, growth, and development
    • Collaborate with others to define project scope and objectives and design the governance structure and operating model
    • Work with project task owners to understand and track progress, items to raise, delivery outcomes, etc.
    • Deliver significant individual contributions while collaborating with and strengthening teammates

    Required Qualifications:

     

    • Bachelor’s degree Required, Masters a plus
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Program Management or related role preferably in a technology organization
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Experience optimizing systems and working with the business to solve problems
    • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with technical and non-technical partners across all levels of the organization
    • A demonstrated track record of taking ownership of complex initiatives and producing successful outcomes
    • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
    • PMP, CAPM, or other relevant project management certification(s) a plus
    • Understanding of agile methods and processes
    • Demonstrated knowledge of project management tools such as Airtable, Smartsheets, Clarity, Primavera, MS Projects, MS Server, Plainview, Niku HP, or Wrike
    • Experience in the areas of process optimization, change management, process management and standardization
    • Current knowledge of global industry and IT trends and the impact that these might have on an organization

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