Manpower Program Manager in Lincolnshire, Illinois

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Under the direction of the Program Director this role is responsible for overall management all aspects of the Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) program for an assigned client in Chicago, IL.


Client & Program Management –

Establishes and develops manager relationships within assigned program and expands existing manager relationships to ensure maximum customer satisfaction and, working in conjunction with the local program staff, the profitability of each contractor/subcontractor placement or conversion;

Supplier Management – Implements and manages sub-vendor / supplier program for assigned clients, further refining throughout the process, ensuring optimum customer satisfaction; ensure proper selection and solid negotiations in the sub-vendor and supplier contracting process, to ensure the maximum profitability.

Plan, organize and conduct quarterly performance reviews of the sub-vendors to monitor their performance to TAPFIN service level agreements; including periodic benchmarking of sub-vendor population for comparison and evaluation purposes.

 Manage Requisition Fulfillment Process –

Manage the day-to-day operations which includes, implementation and management of the requisition process for assigned client, prioritization of orders and requisitions, further refining throughout the process with emphasis on responsiveness and customer services for assigned client;

Provide excellent customer service and act as the liaison between the client and suppliers to successfully manage order fulfillment. This includes conducting regularly scheduled meetings with the client to foster the client/PMO relationship, present information regarding the performance of the program, and gain a solid understanding of the client’s contingent labor business needs to ensure maximum customer satisfaction and working in conjunction with local suppliers, the profitability of each contingent worker placement or conversion.

Staff Management –

Responsible for selection, hiring and training of staff personnel for the Program. This includes performance evaluation, recruitment and retention. Accountable for setting and managing performance expectations of staff, as well as training, motivating and encouraging for professional growth.

Issue Resolution –

Responsible for ensuring resolution to the day-to-day issues within their respective program. Follows internal escalation plan as necessary. Meets and manages expectations from client, supplier, and internal resources.

Minimum five years of experience in managing a vendor on-site program, general management, or account management role in a general staffing company, including three years supervisory experience. Proven negotiation skills are a must. Requires excellent organization, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with vendors / candidates at all levels. Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are a must. Requires ability to effectively multi-task and function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

ManpowerGroup is an EOE/AA/Vets/Disabled Employer

Job: Business Operations

Organization: ManpowerGroup

Title: Program Manager

Location: IL-Lincolnshire

Requisition ID: 0017930