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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-01818
Location: Abbott Park, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 02/20/2018
Title: Project Manager 
Location: Lake Bluff 
Rate: Dependent on experience 
Duration: 6+ months 

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE 
Expedite, manage and coordinate a multitude of interrelated IT project activities within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of projects.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES 
• Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives and deliverables. 
• Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with department, divisional management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution. 
Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget 
• Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders. 
• Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Department and Division management 
• Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities. 
Supervises and motivates cross-functional project team of business analysts, developers, and validation analysts. 
• Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures 
• Manages 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 
• Direct project budgetary responsibility of 0-$2MM. 
• Business impact and risk of $0-5MM in business financial impact. 

QUALIFICATIONS 
Bachelors Degree, Business, Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience 

Experience/Background 
Minimum 6 years
At least 6 yrs. experience in project management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment, with a minimum of 3 years experience managing projects