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Reference # : 19-00641 Title : Project Manager IV
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 06/17/2019 / 09/30/2019  
Description
Description:*** Please note although this is an PM in the a technology division, this is NOT a Technical PM ***

Description:
? Responsible for management of non-technical projects
? Drive the onboarding of a significant number of new employees / contractors as part of the leadership of these projects
? Effectively communicate with project team to ensure all team members clearly understand their roles, responsibilities and tasks
? Effectively communication with leadership to ensure transparency of progress
? Ensure all issues and risks are identified, tracked ad resolved
? Identify all Organizational Change Management needs and establish a plan to ensure success
? Escalate problems as necessary to ensure awareness and seek assistance with resolution when necessary
? Meet the project requirements by delivering a quality solution, on time, and within the planned budget
? Track, manage, and adjust the original plan as necessary to ensure successful delivery
? Provide regular status reports to stakeholders, sponsors, the enterprise, and others involved in the project
? Effectively coordinate with the various technology, business, and vendor teams to ensure the project's success
? Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects within the information technology department
? Oversees all aspects of projects
? Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project
? Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects
? Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project

Education:
? Bachelor's Degree, education or training
? PMP Certification preferred

Required:
? Supporting non-technical projects with heavy communication requirements
? Some background with OCM preferred (not required)
? 8+ years of experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
? Communication skills are crucial
? Willingness to follow up and escalate when necessary
? Ability to know when and how to escalate (1 on 1 vs. up the reporting chain)
? Ability to influence where there is no direct authority
? Analytic skills required as is project finance acumen
? Willingness to perform the basics of project management consistently
? Must possess and inner urgency with tasks on projects
? Strong Excel abilities (must be able to manage a project budget)
? Must be a quick learner and adaptable in a fast-paced environment

*** Urgent need, time is important
*** Not a technical PM
*** This person needs to have outstanding communication skills, be willing to put in long hours over the summer and be highly organized
*** An in-person interview will be required. Please only submit candidates that can commit to an in person