Project Manager (Lake Forest)

  • Address:Lake Forest, IL 60045 (map)
  • Date Posted:08/25/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  • 6+ month contract with potential for extensionPLEASE NOTE: Experienced PM with strong expertise, emphasis, and experience in software development. Manager is looking for someone who isn’t too technical but understands the software development process.Top 5IT Project ManagementSDLC experienceMS ProjectClarityAgile – nice to haveSoft Skill Components:Looking for a PM resource who is more adaptable and flexible to uncertainty and change. Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience, experience working at big companies, preferably not exclusively banking and finance. Solid stable work history with more longevity at a particular client.The right candidate will be more of a team player mentality, and desire for career growth and learning, as well as a strong desire to stay around and be a longer term asset to ABC/Lash.Develops, refines, validates and manages project plans to ensure on time and on budget delivery of major technology initiatives across the enterprise.Responsible for utilizing project management methods, standards, project integration as well as the coordination of all internal and external resources required to complete assigned projects.Provides timely and concise communications to functional leadership regarding project status and pending issues; analyzes processes and makes recommendations for optimizing resources and product delivery.Develops project plans based on specifications provided by the Portfolio Management staff and manages effective execution of the initiatives.Builds consensus among multiple process leads relative to project scope, task execution, staffing and issue resolution.Broker’s services within IBS and ABC vendors on behalf of the business area represented.Provides overall financial direction for the projects to manage the development of budgets, controls and measurements to monitor project progress.Identifies potential risks within the project; proactively manages issues.Participates in identifying project costs, resource allocation, project schedule changes and issue escalation.Frequently interacts with IBS staff including business area management, portfolio managers, vendors, consultants and other contractors.Must be willing to travel up to 35% of the time. Performs related duties as assigned.Good interpersonal skillsExcellent relationship building skillsAbility to communicate effectively both orally and in writingGood group presentation skills.Good analytical and problem solving skillsGood mathematical skillsExcellent organizational skillsExcellent leadership skillsGood staff development skillsKnowledge of computers to operative effectively with computer hardware such as general mainframe, midrange, network and desktop technologies; computer software includes application development lifecycle, MS Office Suite, Outlook
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