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Project Manager ABVJP00014659
Ref No.: 17-07697
Location: Waukegan, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/22/2017
 
This is a Waterfall PM, don't sub PMs that are solely Agile. Doesn't want to see contract hoppy people.

Job Description: 
•Strong PM that can take direction and run with it. Self-sufficient and has lots of energy. 
•Strong coordinator especially between different groups, international and local site staff. 
•Good soft skills – able to adjust communication style to the audience. No-one arrogant and no one too passive. 
•Strong Driver – actively reaching out to develop MS project Plan (WBS) and actively running the project 
•Experience managing and reporting Project Actuals to Project Budget. 
• Taking good minutes and documenting and controlling action items, issues and risks. 
•Good Toolset experience – MS project, Excel, Powerpoint and Word. 
•Bring clarity to not so clear deliverables/communication. 
•Preferred - 5 years minimum running as the exclusive IT PM SDLC waterfall application projects (3 years min of large SDLC waterfall projects) throughout the whole life cycle (Initiation to Implementation) 

•Things to avoid – majority of Agile (unless they met the 1st criteria); Lead Developers that claim to be PMs but just manage on-shore/off-shore developers; lots of short assignments

​Generic JD 
Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. May require a bachelor's degree and 4-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.​