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Strategic Projects, Manager 


Strategic Projects, Manager

Chicago, IL or Madison, WI or Remote

Who We Are

HomeGauge® is a high-growth technology company with the financial backing of American Family Insurance's growth equity fund, Adjacency Holdings, Inc. HomeGauge provides the industry's leading suite of software and services for home inspectors to best serve their clients. HomeGauge's mission is to make home buying process easier, and to contribute positively to all parties involved in the home sale process: home inspectors, homebuyers, home sellers, and real estate professionals.

What You'll Do

HomeGauge is looking for a Strategic Projects Manager to manage strategic projects and initiatives that will help drive the next phase of growth and transformation for the company. You will work closely with HomeGauge leaders and subject matter experts across the company in all departments including Finance, Product, Engineering, Marketing, Customer Support and Operations. You will leverage your excellent leadership, problem solving, and communication skills to work through challenging problems and create tremendous value for the company. In addition to managing project teams, you will be required to roll up your sleeves as required to assist with execution, and to coach project team members. Typical projects you will be asked to manage include major product launches, business process improvement, complex systems implementation, and various other large cross-functional initiatives.

Over time, as your careers develops with HomeGauge, your responsibilities will increase until the point where you have full responsibility for the success of major projects, and you will have the opportunity to build out a team and/or take on other responsibilities at the company.


  • Manage large strategic projects and initiatives for HomeGauge:
    • Consult with stakeholders from multiple teams to understand project goals, explore the root cause of challenges, and define the problem and project scope
    • Explore, develop, and propose high-level solutions and project plans to stakeholders for approval
    • Execute and oversee project implementation, coordinating team members to deliver projects on-time and on-budget
    • Communicate project status and escalate issues as appropriate with stakeholders and others; ensure during decision-making that tradeoffs and priorities are well understood
    • Facilitate change management by analyzing processes and people impacts; create and execute plans to onboard and communicate regularly with affected stakeholders and teams
    • Efficiently and seamlessly transfer support and maintenance of new technologies and processes to appropriate teams at project closure
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently with varying degrees of scope and urgency
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships across the organization to ensure cooperation and ability to enlist expertise as needed
  • Identify and champion new projects that will deliver tremendous value for HomeGauge
  • Be a subject matter expert in project management and coach colleagues implementing smaller initiatives
Position Requirements

What You’ll Need

  • Minimum of 5 years’ project management experience, ideally in strategy consulting, IT consulting, SaaS Rev Ops or a similar role in another high-growth technology company
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and systems preferred
  • Excellent consultation and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and prioritization skills
  • A background of demonstrable success

Who You Are

  • A team player with a positive attitude, determination and drive to work through challenging problems and overcome roadblocks amid ambiguity
  • A leader who collaborates well with team members and brings them along on the journey
  • A flexible and agile professional who can thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • A well-structured and logical thinker with strong attention to detail

What You’ll Get

  • Ownership and challenge in your work
  • Collaboration with intelligent and highly skilled coworkers
  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits, including health, dental, vision, disability, 401(k) and life insurance
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave
  • Company culture that is Committed to Work-Life Harmony
  • A casual office environment with work-from-home flexibility.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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