IT Project Manager IV

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

job summary:
Description

  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
  • Tenacious, persuasive, encouraging, and motivating
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities

  • Responsible for management of a multiple IT Projects and or Large Programs for App Dev of high complexity, priority, and risk
  • Responsible for management of large-scale projects that managed work through multiple Agile pods
  • Clearly defines the project scope and objectives
  • Oversee the development of the detailed business requirements for the project and ensures they address the business unit's objectives
  • Develop a detailed estimate of the level of effort, schedule and budget necessary to successfully develop and deliver the solution meeting the requirements and quality expectations
  • Develop an initial plan to clearly define the project requirements and determine an appropriate solution design
  • Escalate problems as necessary to ensure awareness and seek assistance with resolution when necessary
  • Meet the project requirements by delivering a quality solution, on time, and within the planned budget
  • Create and manage all the accepted project management deliverables including the project charter, project plan, budget, resource plan, risk plan, support plan, implementation plan and other deliverables as required
  • Track, manage, and adjust the original plan as necessary to ensure successful delivery
  • Communicate the requirements, solution design, and estimates to the project sponsor(s)
  • Provide regular status reports to stakeholders, sponsors, the enterprise, and others involved in the project
  • Effectively coordinate with the various technology, business, and vendor teams to ensure the project's success
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills related to project management
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of managing projects using an Project Management Life Cycle and creating lifecycle deliverables including detailed project, risk, and issue plans to ensure project goals are accomplished.
  • Flexible during times of change
 
qualifications:
Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree, in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience, education or training
  • 8 - 12 years of experience in IT
  • 6-8 or more years direct work experience in a project management capacity for Agile Application
  • Multi Year App Dev PM experience on large projects / program necessary
  • Development, including all aspects of process development and execution
  • Successful management of medium-large size project(s) / Programs with a Team of 30+ (direct or matrix) and/or a budget of $3MM
  • Demonstrated advanced use of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Visio, and PPM
Preferred Skills

  • Previous airline or travel industry experience a big plus
  • PMP Certification preferred*** Individual will be seated at 77 Wacker NOT Willis Tower
 
skills: Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree, in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience, education or training
  • 8 - 12 years of experience in IT
  • 6-8 or more years direct work experience in a project management capacity for Agile Application
  • Multi Year App Dev PM experience on large projects / program necessary
  • Development, including all aspects of process development and execution
  • Successful management of medium-large size project(s) / Programs with a Team of 30+ (direct or matrix) and/or a budget of $3MM
  • Demonstrated advanced use of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Visio, and PPM
Preferred Skills

  • Previous airline or travel industry experience a big plus
  • PMP Certification preferred*** Individual will be seated at 77 Wacker NOT Willis Tower

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