IT Project Manager IV

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
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IT Project Manager IV

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Role:*IT Project Manager IV?

Duration: 2+ Months

Location:Chicago,Illinois

Description:

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for coordination of specific components of a project or a single project of low to medium complexity, priority, and risk

- With department management, clearly defines the project scope and objectives

- Oversee the development of the detailed business requirements for assigned component or project to ensure they address the business unit's objectives

- Develop a detailed estimate of the level of effort required. Create a project plan for the deliverable objective

- Track, manage, and adjust the original plan as necessary to ensure success

- Escalate problems as necessary to ensure awareness and seek assistance with resolution

- Communicate the requirements, design, estimates to the senior project manager or project sponsor

- Ensure adherence to established IT project methodologies (IDF)

- Provide regular status reports to others involved in the project

- Meet the project requirements by delivering a quality solution, on time, and within the planned budget

- May perform other duties as assigned by senior project managers or management

Required Skills:

- 8 or more years of experience in an IT or business environment

- 6 or more years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution

- Must have experience with Agile and Waterfall. (Candidates that do not possess both with be rejected)

- Successful management of a small size project, or delivery of a specific component of a large project with a Team of 2-5 (direct or matrix) and/or a budget of $1MM

- Individual will be responsible for 2 primary projects

- Responsible for developing work streams and overhauling the .com site to ensure user friendly applications

- Demonstrates intermediate knowledge and skills related to project management

- Demonstrates basic knowledge of managing projects using an SDLC or IDF and creating lifecycle deliverables including detailed project, risk, and issue plans to ensure project goals are accomplished

- Demonstrated use of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Visio, and PPM


- Strong written and oral communication skills

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Team Player

Preferred Skills:

- Previous airline or travel industry experience

- Experienced at working both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment is essential

Education:

- Associates or Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

Certification:

- Certification in project management (PMP) preferred

- Agile Certification preferred


*** First round face to face interview will be required. Please only submit candidates that can commit to an in-person interview for the first round

*** Possible temp to hire opportunity. Manager only interested in reviewing candidates that can convert with no sponsorship

*** Manager will be out of the office starting 12/18. He would like to conduct interviews and identify a candidate before he leaves

*** Must have experience with Agile and Waterfall. (Candidates that do not possess both with be rejected)

 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsible for coordination of specific components of a project or a single project of low to medium complexity, priority, and risk

- With department management, clearly defines the project scope and objectives

- Oversee the development of the detailed business requirements for assigned component or project to ensure they address the business unit's objectives

- Develop a detailed estimate of the level of effort required. Create a project plan for the deliverable objective

- Track, manage, and adjust the original plan as necessary to ensure success

- Escalate problems as necessary to ensure awareness and seek assistance with resolution

- Communicate the requirements, design, estimates to the senior project manager or project sponsor

- Ensure adherence to established IT project methodologies (IDF)

- Provide regular status reports to others involved in the project

- Meet the project requirements by delivering a quality solution, on time, and within the planned budget

- May perform other duties as assigned by senior project managers or management

 
qualifications:
- Certification in project management (PMP) preferred

- Agile Certification preferred


 
skills: - 8 or more years of experience in an IT or business environment

- 6 or more years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution

- Must have experience with Agile and Waterfall. (Candidates that do not possess both with be rejected)

- Successful management of a small size project, or delivery of a specific component of a large project with a Team of 2-5 (direct or matrix) and/or a budget of $1MM

- Individual will be responsible for 2 primary projects

- Responsible for developing work streams and overhauling the .com site to ensure user friendly applications

- Demonstrates intermediate knowledge and skills related to project management

- Demonstrates basic knowledge of managing projects using an SDLC or IDF and creating lifecycle deliverables including detailed project, risk, and issue plans to ensure project goals are accomplished

- Demonstrated use of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Visio, and PPM


- Strong written and oral communication skills

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Team Player


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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