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Senior Project Manager PMP (Full Time)

Location: Chicago, Illinois Country: United States of America Rate: 125-160K + Bonus
 

*Must be open to 50% national and international travel*

Prestigious Professional Services Firm is currently seeking a Sr. Project Manager. Candidate provides direction, oversight and thought leadership to the strategic project and program initiatives. The role is required to manage across IT and the business functions depending on the strategic initiative. They must have the ability to manage complexity, learn quickly and apply learnings to manage the work. The Sr. PM role must lead project initiatives and is responsible for the day-to-day operation, direction and control of the project. This includes creating and managing the project plan, issues and risks, as well as, developing and implementing a communication plan that includes reporting of status to all stakeholders and coordination of information. The role will also demonstrate change leadership and take a global/enterprise view on how projects can support growth.

Responsibilities

  • Overall project and program coordination and management for one or more cross-functional projects or programs including: Scope Management, Budget and Cost Management, Project Work Plans, Project Interdependencies, Project Resource Management, Project Issues and Risks
  • Responsible for ensuring on-time, on-budget high quality delivery of various technology projects, associated with stabilizing and enhancing current mission-critical business applications
  • Work with Executive Project Sponsors and project teams to drive project execution
  • Show leadership within the project team to ensure the right level of collaboration between the business/IT and deliver the strategic projects. Help build and enterprise approach through the projects
  • Build team morale and manage interpersonal conflicts
  • Manage communication (including status reporting) with all areas of the organization that impacts scope, budget, risk and resources
  • Develop and implement project management processes and methodology
  • Negotiate agreements and commitments to help drive the project from initiation to closure

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Business Administration or Management Information Systems or related field
  • Strong experience project managing concurrent Software, ERP, Service Management Software Systems projects end to end
  • 10+ years of technical and business work experience with 10+ years of IT experience, including 8+ years of experience in an IT project management role
  • PMP Certification
  • Team leadership skills to establish, monitor, and achieve project goals with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to clearly, concisely, and persuasively compose correspondence, presentations, and narrative reports
  • Ability to work with many deadlines, time requirement conflicts, management pressures, and ambiguity
  • Solid understanding of current technologies
  • Merger and acquisition experience a plus
  • Ability to travel 50% of the time

Posted Date: 19 Oct 2017 Reference: JSCJ-SRPMP Employment Agency: Request Technology - Craig Johnson Contact: Craig Johnson