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IT Project Sr Manager
Ref No.: 22-00724
Location: Lisle, Illinois
Education requirement: BS in Computer Science or Engineering
Years of Experience: At least 8+ years of managing technical projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Track, publish and follow up on action items and issues
  • Proactively remove roadblocks and escalate, as appropriate, to management
  • Monitor spending against budget milestones and take corrective action, as needed
  • Manage pre-project activities (including resource acquisition and SOWs) and drive all stages through project completion
  • Manage third party vendor relationships, contract administration and SOW compliance
  • Schedule and lead team meetings, standups and working sessions as needed
  • Work with the IT Manager and developers to determine work estimates and resource requirements to create a detailed project plan
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation according to PMO policy, including Business Case, ROM estimates, Project Charter, Project Schedule, Work Breakdown Structure, and Lessons Learned
  • Manage sprint planning (for Agile projects)
  • Promote a strong working partnership between business and IT members of the team and insure excellent communications between team members, stakeholders and management, at all levels
  • Produce status reports and maintain project metrics
  • Control scope and manage the change control process
Technical Skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite: Word, Visio, (Advanced) Excel, MS Project and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast paced, demanding cross-functional environment working with business users, project team members, IT development personnel and vendors
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to handle complexity (technical and organizational)
  • Strong understanding of systems. Able to understand technical terms and system design considerations
  • Curious, goal oriented and highly self-motivated with a passion for driving transformative change
  • Strong customer service orientation; enjoys people and creates raving fans
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; comfortable presenting to all levels of business and technical audiences
  • Experience with both Waterfall and Agile frameworks
  • Work experience in manufacturing or aftermarket parts industry a plus