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IT Business Analyst / Project Manager

Wheeling, IL 60090 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 01/25/2024 Industry: Technology Job Number: 2944

Job Description

Senior IT Project Manager
Chicago, IL Area (Hybrid)

The Senior IT Project Manager manages all aspects of complex projects from inception to conclusion. He/she is responsible for identifying key resources and providing the direction required for meeting the project objectives. He/she is also responsible for ensuring appropriate management, customer and vendor involvement throughout the life of the project.

Qualifications and skills of the Project Manager include an ability to lead and motivate people and encourage teamwork, an ability to communicate effectively with senior management, and a clear vision of what determines a successful product for the customer and for the company. In addition, the Project Manager must have a technical background sufficient to understand the technologies and technical issues involved with the project, to be able to anticipate and identify critical technical obstacles, and to make accurate technology decisions.
The Project Manager also must be able to manage project schedule and task details and utilize project management tools such as reports, tracking charts, and project scheduling software and to delegate appropriately. He/she must be able to manage change and take active leadership in timely decision making.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
  • As the point of contact on assigned projects, performs a variety of highly skilled duties
  • Facilitates and troubleshoots various problems associated with developing complex systems or with coordinating multidisciplinary projects.
  • Provides highly skilled technical and management advice and assistance to department management and personnel.
  • Establish and publish clear priorities among project activities.
  • Expertise in IT Infrastructure and their related business functions, leading several related projects and overseeing project-level activity to ensure project goals are met. Identify and manage cross-project dependencies as well as the risk, issues, requirements, design or solutions.
  • Coordinate and prioritize resources across projects, managing links between the projects and the overall costs and risks of the program.
  • Respond to inquiries about projects.
  • Chair various project review and pre-submittal meetings. Keep all stakeholders informed of progress and issues.
  • Manage change to preserve business plan commitments. Initiate Phase Review if objectives must change.
  • Assure that all team members understand their roles and accept their responsibilities.
Experience, Competencies, and Education:
  • 7+ Years serving in a Project Management role managing complex IT projects within Infrastructure, Networking, and Applications
  • 5+ years’ experience working in an ERP Environment
  • Bachelor degree in IT, Management, General Business or related field of study
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, ability to communicate with all levels of employees.
  • PMP Certification or similar is a plus
  • Functional and technical knowledge in manufacturing or packaging industry is a plus

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