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IT Project Manager
Ref No.: 22-00734
Location: chicago, Illinois
Seeking a IT Project Manager II 4 to 7 years of experience focusing largely on infrastructure oriented, covering Day1 employee on-boarding, mail & file migration, securing the current environment (PC, servers, external websites, engineering IP), network integration, compute/servers, PC & Service Desk integration projects.
Role & Duties:
  • Lead assigned smaller M&A Integration projects, including security and Engineering integration
  • Follow up on various Mergers and Acquisitions efforts by various teams to obtain status.
  • Independently leads multiple small to medium sized waterfall projects simultaneously
  • Supports MA&D Leads in all program governance activities
  • Proactively works with all tech leads and project resources to resolve issues and remove roadblocks.
  • Confidently leads and facilitates all status meetings, recording and following up on action items, decisions, risks, and issues.
  • Prepare and present status updates to leadership and project stakeholders.
  • Develop and improve project plan workflow through full project lifecycle from discovery to closure.
  • Creates and logs new processes and procedures, reports, and project artifacts. Ensure electronic documentation repository is up to date for all project documentation, business/technology documents related to initiatives/projects/programs.
  • Coaching teams through the project workflow and ensuring resources are available and delivering on time.
  • Ensure overall successful project execution (on-time, on-budget, high quality, meeting business outcomes)
  • Collaborate with IT leadership, business representatives, MA&D teams, and external suppliers to define and prioritize initiatives.
  • Manage schedule, working with vendors and internal teams to ensure proper resource capacity to meet demand.
  • Analytical skills - ability to perceive and analyze problems, develop alternatives and recommend sound decisions
  • People skills - a combination of skills including an ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts. Strong engagement with business stakeholders is key.
  • Project management skills ability to drive & lead meetings independently, create and execute project plans, proactively manage risks/issues, maintain compliance with company project management processes. Ability to keep the project team and also the business held accountable on tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills: Identifies opportunities or problems and acts quickly and decisively to respond to the situation. Ability to drive productive conversations and team meetings. Active listening skills.
  • Proficient in basic Google Applications (Sheets, Docs, Slides) and project management software.
  • Experience using Waterfall methodologies on projects.
  • Self motivated and able to work independently
  • Very strong team player, able to foster teamwork and a positive working environment to the project team. Ability to organize and lead teams through ambiguity and develop a structure for various workstreams.
  • Highly organized, strong detailed documentation and communication skills.
  • Recognize and deal appropriately with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and rapidly changing environment
  • Strong aptitude to learn and self-motivated
  • High degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with many moving parts.