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IT Project Manager

Ref: US_EN_6_971578_1424194

Posted on 04 January 2022
Job Location
Lake Bluff, Illinois
Contract Type
Contract/Temporary
Category
Information Systems

Primary Function

Plan, execute, and manage IT projects within the defined scope. Manage and coordinate a multitude of IT Infrastructure project activities within the constraints of human, schedule, and financial resources, adjusting to changing priorities as needed to ensure the successful completion of projects.

Core Job Responsibilities

Work with IT management and project stakeholders to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives, and deliverables. Develop and execute a work plan, including identifying and obtaining appropriate resources to ensure all activities are performed. Coordinate resources and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities throughout project execution.

Position Accountability / Scope

Manages Global Projects at the department or division level.

Makes decisions that impact projects or Departments.  Influences or has final decision authority for project level budget and activities

Minimum Education, Skills, Experience

The following experience / skills are strongly preferred:

  • Experience with various project management methodologies/frameworks:  Waterfall and Agile
  • Experience managing 3rd party suppliers.
  • Strong analytical skills, including demonstrated proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.  PowerBI a plus.
  • Ability to accomplish results through others, particularly by establishing relationships, effective controls, and monitoring processes.
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills.
  • Core Job Responsibilities

    Work with IT management and project stakeholders to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives, and deliverables. Develop and execute a work plan, including identifying and obtaining appropriate resources to ensure all activities are performed. Coordinate resources and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities throughout project execution.

    Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with department, divisional management, and sponsor to escalate if needed and to gain agreement for resolution.  Monitor and measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original schedule and budget.  Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Department, Customers, and IT Leadership.

    Position Accountability / Scope

    Manages Global Projects at the department or division level.

    Makes decisions that impact projects or Departments.  Influences or has final decision authority for project level budget and activities

    Minimum Education, Skills, Experience

    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

    At least 5 yrs. experience in managing Infrastructure projects on an enterprise and/or global scale.  

    Must be able to lead projects that could include various types of technologies including, but not limited to: Unix, Linux, Windows/VM Ware, Citrix, Hosting/Storage, Cloud Architecture, Collaboration/0365/SharePoint, DevOps, Data Center, Cyber Security, Mobile Solutions, End User Computing, Active Directory, Identity Management, Database Administration.

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