Program Manager

Athena Global Advisors Philadelphia , PA 19019

Posted 1 week ago

Do you enjoy working with a top-notch team and being part of a growing, passionate, and forward-thinking company? Athena is fast 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, impactful, and memorable.

Athena is looking for a talented program manager who has a passion for solving problems, managing change, and improving efficiency to join our healthcare consulting practice area. We work in a spirited, fast-paced, and everchanging environment so were looking for someone who can hit the ground running and thrive in this setting.

The skills and experience you should bring to this project:

  • Background in healthcare and/or higher education is preferred
  • Familiarity with medical language
  • Strategic planning experience
  • Project management experience

Specific project responsibilities:

  • Developing an end to end project plan in close collaboration with client
  • Facilitating meetings and working groups
  • Task management and follow-up with important stakeholders
  • Client-facing relationship management
  • Team leadership
  • Development of meeting materials: PowerPoint decks and work products
  • Development of a project reports


We seek someone who is skilled in:

  • Organizing and coordinating programs
  • Providing strategic guidance in ways that promote the companys culture
  • Overseeing the progress of multiple operations

Who is highly proficient in:

  • Formulating, organizing, and monitoring inter-connected projects
  • Deciding on suitable strategies and objectives
  • Challenging assumptions and leading conversations
  • Coordinating cross-project activities
  • Leading and evaluating project managers and other staff
  • Developing and effectively managing deadlines, budgets, and activations
  • Applying change, risk, and resource management
  • Assuming responsibility for program teams and vendors
  • Assessing performance to maximize ROI
  • Resolving broad scope issues
  • Preparing reports for program stakeholders

And who will consistently demonstrate:

  • Excellent leadership and judgement
  • Skill in managing staff of different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner
  • Ability to develop efficient strategies and tactics
  • Skill in ensuring projects positively reflect on the organization
  • Proven experience as program manager or other managerial position
  • Thorough understanding of project and program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change-management principles
  • Mastery of MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving ability
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Its a plus if you have:

  • Working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project)
  • BSc/BA diploma in management or a relevant field; MSc/MA a plus
  • Certificate or experience in change management



  • Medical/Dental benefits including 1K Health Reimbursement Account
  • Matching 401K

Curious about your career path at Athena? This role is at the Manager Level within Athenas 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 --> Managing Director

Oh, and our application process is easy, open, transparent, and as painless as we can make it. We need team members like you to join us! Lets 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.

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Program Manager

Athena Global Advisors