Project Manager

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $65 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
We have an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager who will be working on projects originating from Business Solutions groups, CTO (Infrastructure and Technology and GISO (Global Information Security).

location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 65 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Manage overall planning, execution and delivery of projects
  • Track project status, manage and escalate project issues and risks as appropriate
  • Ensure project milestones are met and determine mitigation if risk of not meeting milestones exist
  • Provide project status reporting to leadership
  • Responsible for project specific budget monitoring and activities
  • Escalate project issues and risks as appropriate to senior management
  • People Management
  • Build and lead effective project teams
  • Provide performance feedback and capability development of project team members
  • Develop and execute resource management plans
  • Knowledge Sharing / Documentation
  • Document and file project level lessons learned
  • Participate in PMO center of excellence programs (eg: coaching/mentoring etc.)
  • Deliver timely project health and performance dashboards
  • Establish and facilitate regular project team meetings
  • Create, maintain and communicate as appropriate project risk and issue logs
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • PMP or Prince2 certification
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Management knowledge and skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of portfolio, businesses, functions and all relevant stakeholders to successfully drive decisions and recommendation regarding the IT portfolio
  • Understands IT Management fundamentals including management concepts, IT methods and tools, architecture, business IT strategy, technology strategy, organization structures, people and skills, sourcing strategies, finance and supporting systems
  • Demonstrates an understanding of overall project goals and how results/deliverables of the work stream will impact the organization
  • Proven track record in applied Project Management experience
  • Technology and potentially other industry experience (eg: pharma/manufacturing/financial etc)
  • Ability to work comfortably with senior executives
  • Conceptual thinker
  • Ability to work effectively with ambiguity
  • Self-starter

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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