Project Manager

RSM US   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Financial Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 302 days ago

This job is no longer available.

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Job Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure completion of deliverables
  • Adherence to timelines
  • Track milestones and timelines across multiple projects and institute necessary work flow, personnel and financial resource allocations
  • Making alterations when necessary to meet expectations of clients
  • Analyze and resolve issues that have the potential to jeopardize performance and/or ability to meet agreed upon deliverables
  • Timely communication of project status to both clients and executive management
  • Coordinates project tasks with designated project team
  • Directs the project according to schedules and budgets
  • Helps determine resource requirements
  • Facilitates issue resolution and keeps the project moving within defined plan parameters
  • Keeps the project plan current and communicates with upper management
  • Provides strategic, expert advice and consultation on the design and implementation of effective administrative and business processes, that include process analysis, redesign, re-engineering, and organizational effectiveness
  • Act as liaison between client and team
  • Creation of client Statement of Work and ensure projects are on remaining in budget
  • Coordinate and attend weekly status calls for ongoing projects
  • Creation and maintenance of status reports
  • Manage 3rd party vendors on client engagements
  • Manage calendars and scheduling for the team members
  • Understand each team members strengths and manage staffing on projects appropriately
  • Creation and maintenance of document sharing sight for internal and client use
  • Coordinating and facilitating requirements gathering sessions with cross-functional teams which help define and verify process needs and workflow design.
  • Working with leadership to create reports necessary to better manage teams.


Job Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Systems/Business Management or equivalent with related experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven experience in working in an organized, methodical, and detailed oriented environment
  • Demonstrated experience driving projects to successful completion on time, to scope and within budget
  • Demonstrated experience in business requirements definition and analysis, and business process definition
  • Ability to design, develop, create and track project plans using project management software tools
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multiple project environment on an independent basis and with minimal supervision and take initiative to get tasks completed.
  • PMP certification a plus
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a team lead or project manager implementing ERP systems, with experience developing project plans and delegating and tracking tasks based on the plan a plus
  • Experience in requirements analysis, system design, and software implementations.
  • Proven problem solving capabilities and critical thinking skills
  • Creative problem solving skills; able to navigate through ambiguous situations
  • Ability to effectively negotiate and build consensus
  • Demonstrated accountability in project ownership and solution oriented work approach
  • Willingness to embrace and drive change
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint
  • Experience with systems implementations specifically NetSuite, CRM systems, or Salesforce a plus.