Job Description

Reference # : 18-01606Title : IT Project Manager III
Location : Chicago, IL
Position Type : Right to Hire
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 10/15/2018 / 03/26/2019
Description
Must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Description:
The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects of low to medium size and complexity, or components of large projects, according to strict deadlines, and a defined budget. The Project Manager will also define the project's objectives with management direction, and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle, using proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to maximize the benefit of IT and Business investments.

Responsibilities:
? Seeking a PM with a blended experience
? Must understand what the Scrum team is responsible for but a Scrum Master candidate will not be happy in this role
? Primarily responsible for engaging with vendors to complete inventory of work and work through RFPs for potential new vendors
? Oversee the development of the detailed business requirements for assigned component or project to ensure they address the business unit's objectives
? Will participate in issue resolution
? Track, manage, and adjust the original plan as necessary to ensure success
? Responsible for ensuring the vendor teams gain and maintain access to required systems
? Meet the project requirements by delivering a quality solution, on time, and within the planned budget
? Ability to work in a matrix environment
? Responsible for communicating with both onshore and offshore teams
? Experience with communication and alignment of information form stakeholders up to VP level
? May potentially communicate directly with development team but will usually communicate with the vendor leads
? The project is in per-vision

Skills:
? 5-7 years' experience in a Project Management role
? A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related area required
? Strong communication and presentation skills are critical
? Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint) experience required
? Jira, Confluence, and TFS experience preferred
? Experience managing a project from a Waterfall aspect
? Must be able to clearly articulate status, risk, and next steps to leadership
? Ecommerce project experience preferred (specifically research development project within the Ecommerce space)
? Experience working with both onshore and offshore teams

Additional Notes:
? Potential full-time opportunity opening.
? Manager only interested in reviewing local candidates. Please only submit candidates local to the Chicago area
? A second round in-person interview will be required. Please only submit candidates that can commit to an in-person interview

Skill Level:Mid Level (5-8 yrs exp.)

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