IT Project Manager / Senior IT PM

Location : Chicago,IL
Experience : MIN 15 + OVERALL IT EXP

Skills :

  • Bachelor's Degree and at least 3 years of project management experience OR a High School Diploma / GED and at least 6 years of project management experience
  • Experience presenting and reporting on project plans to appropriate stakeholders, executives and senior management.
  • Experience managing a budget to plan.
  • Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).
  • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community & with vendors.
  • Experience utilizing project management software and other standard project management scheduling tools, such as MS Project.
  • Experience in identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colours, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Responsibilities :

  • Manages small to medium size projects under limited direction. May also lead sub-teams for larger projects/programs.
  • Establishes and monitors project requirements, priorities, and deadlines.
  • Manages a project plan that involves a small number of team members.
  • Ensures quality and timeliness of project results. Ensures established budget is adhered to based upon project requirements.
  • Works with management (if necessary) to drive resolution of project conflicts.
  • Manages projects from inception to completion.
  • Manages activities of assigned project team.
  • Prepares standard and ad hoc management reports and presentations for assigned projects.
  • May contribute to larger projects
  • Communicates project status to team and business owners throughout the duration of the assignment and post implementation to make certain all impacted stakeholders have an understanding of risks, issues and activities.

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