Project Manager

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $55 - $59 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
  • Work with business leads to define and manage business process and technology roadmaps. Manage change.
  • Implement new ideas effectively within the Google culture. Influence decisions and change management through collaboration, leadership and a customer-focused approach.
  • Provide functional subject matter expertise. Anticipate customers' needs.
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $55 - 59 per hour
work hours: 9am to 6pm
education: Bachelors
  • Interface with partners within and outside of Google.
  • Gather and synthesize detailed, global business requirements.
  • Assess current and future business processes (As-Is and To-Be).
  • Apply analytical skills to rationalize change.
  • Leads brainstorming sessions to gather requirements.
  • Manage complex projects to major milestones.
  • Develop project justification proposals, business cases and return on investment estimates, prepare executive briefings and project presentations (ability to 'tell the story'), obtain executive approval.
  • Conduct weekly project meetings.
  • Communicate project status

  • Prior management experience a plus.
  • Solutions and client service-oriented, with an emphasis on creativity and relationships.
  • Project management skills with the ability to implement and drive projects forward while working collaboratively with internal and external clients.
  • Deep interest in analyzing data and the ability to see beyond the numbers to drive sound decision-making.
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work well in an environment with competing demands.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a high sense of urgency.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.
skills: Mandatory

  • 7 years project management experience

  • Project management certification, for example, PMP

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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