IT Project Manager

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 101 days ago

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Job Summary

Oversees several intermediate to large sized projects Department and/or Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (FRBC) and/or Federal Reserve System (FRS) information technology (IT) projects. Assembles project teams, assigns individual responsibilities, develops project schedules and is responsible for determining and acquiring resources needed for projects. Familiar with the scope and requirements of projects and acts as liaison between team members and functional area management requesting project. Level of work is considered intermediate and staff must be able to work under minimal supervision. May lead or direct the work of others. This job has no direct reports.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Plans, directs, and coordinates Bank and/or System project activities and resources to ensure project goals are completed on time, within budget and with optimum quality

• Provides direction, prioritization, and conflict resolution in managing project teams to accomplish project objectives

• Prepares and implements detailed project plans including definition of scope, requirements, objectives, resource allocation and task schedules and milestones

• Communicates project goals and results to clients, Bank, and/or System management

• May provide input on training, development, goal development and guidance to staff

• Ensures ongoing use of and adherence to Federal Reserve policies and practices including established project management methodologies and Technology Project Standards

Education and Experience

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

• Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field preferred

• 5-7+ years of direct work related experience


Knowledge and Skills

• Project Management certification (i.e. PMI) or equivalent knowledge

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Demonstrated project and risk management skills, including the ability to manage multiple priorities, resources, customers and management with a focus on consistency and accuracy

• Self-motivated with excellent teamwork skills

• Ability to think independently, make decisions and perform objective analyses

• Possesses broad and specific knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in the field of specialization to the completion of assignments

• Ability to explain and present complex topics to stakeholders

• Knowledge of project-management software applications and methodologies ( i.e., Agile/Waterfall Methodologies, JIRA Tool, MS Project)

• Knowledge of IT Governance and Infrastructure, Application Development Lifecycle, Information Security Infrastructure

• Flexibility to handle fast changing conditions