UX/UI Manager: Kiewit Technology Group

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Date: Jan 18, 2019

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 78535   

Position Overview:
Kiewit is looking for a UX/UI Manager to lead our UX/UI Team focused on designing intuitive, quality products through collaboration with product owners, developers and other stakeholders. The position requires a pragmatic leader with a user-centered and data-informed approach to design and acts as a champion for the customer and team. The ideal candidate will have thorough understanding of contemporary design methodologies, enterprise software, and working with complex business problems. 

District Overview: Kiewit Technology Group’s (KTG) mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys apps to the field that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses the Kiewit Management System (KMS), which includes systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project, to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. Every day our employees make an impact the efficiency of the iconic projects Kiewit builds and you can too.

Location: 12720 I Street, Omaha, NE 68137

Responsibilities:
• Resource planning and allocation – Partners with Product group leaders to ensure our work aligns with business and leadership priorities; manage project resourcing supply and demand.
• Role/Responsibility Definition – Establishes consistent expectations for direct reports. Ensure discipline resources both understand their roles / responsibilities and also how they will be measured.
• Resource development – Encourages and supports employee career growth and opportunities, including areas of training and job opportunities.
• Performance management – Articulates clear performance goals for direct reports and provides frequent performance measurement feedback. Leads and motivates direct reports to ensure consistent service and seamless execution throughout the organization. Conducts critical conversations as needed, holds team members accountable.
• Team planning / accounting – Responsible for overall management of team / service finances (actuals, forecast, budget, etc) and ensures value is received for costs incurred.
• Service management - Provides service level direction and communications, including a clear and compelling vision for the future and KPI’s/Metrics to measure success.
• Escalation management – Ensures all resource and domain-related issues / escalations are addressed with the appropriate sense of urgency.
• Process improvements / opportunities – Improves and influences changes in process and procedures within team based on fundamental knowledge of service area.
• Communications – Conduit for the dissemination of company and department related information to direct reports and how it will impact the team and/or business. Ensures appropriate and timely communication of work progress to all levels of the organization.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
• Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a management or supervisor role, preferred
• Minimum five (5) years as UX or UI Analyst or a related information management / technology role
• Experience with each of the core project management methodologies (waterfall, Agile, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.) preferred
• Must be able to communicate well with teams. Strong verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to present information both to technical and non-technical customers/stakeholders, in appropriate media and form
• Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
• Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
• Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
• Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
• Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
• Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
• Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail

 

 

 

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Information Technology, IT Manager, User Experience, Engineer, Manager, Technology, Engineering, Management

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