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Project Manager

Category:Contract
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60606
Posted:Tue, October 18, 2016
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Experis is hiring a Project Manager for their Chicago client
Senior Project Manager
Responsible for managing all aspects of a large, diverse, and moderately complex IT project or multiple IT projects, including project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality and cost. Serves as a single point of contact for assigned projects and takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Utilizes expertise and leadership skills to define project scope and objectives, develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables (if applicable). Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Ensures adherence to quality standards, reviews project deliverables, and resolves issues to ensure project goals and requirements are met on time and within budget. Communicates with business leadership to provide timely and accurate information and status updates. Provides guidance to lower level project managers and contributes to the development of professional project management skills in people here at United. Projects involve multiple disciplines in the IT function and may require close interaction with senior IT and business leaders.

Qualifications Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent and over eight years of related experience. Masters degree and/or PMI certification is preferred. Proven experience in successfully executing complex projects involving multiple disciplines. Expert knowledge of Project Management processes and tools including MS Project. Experience managing external vendors. Strong leadership skills and excellent communication skills. Knowledge and expertise in IT process management, design and implementation. Mobile experience preferred.

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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