Senior IT Services Project Manager

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Schaumburg, IL
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

Description

Connection Services has a fantastic opportunity through our technical staffing division in Schaumburg, IL. We are looking for a Senior Project Manager. This is a full time, permanent opportunity with benefits. In this position, you would have the opportunity to complete a variety of tasks, enjoy excellent benefits and work independently and freely.

 Job Details:

  •  Provides project management services for service delivery projects
  • Develops relevant project artifacts to deliver contractual services utilizing judgment and discretion based on the agreed deliverables
  • Utilizes internal resources and third-party service providers to fulfill project requirements
  • Proactively manages, controls and drives project scope, budget and schedule
  • Proactively mitigates risks and issues
  • Uses problem solving skills on escalated issues
  • Acts as a primary point of contact for the project
  • Mentors less experienced project managers
  • Drives process improvement within the PMO
  • May manage internal company projects
  • Defines solutions for demand opportunities per request and in conjunction with the Sales team and Manager
  • Works with Product Management, Business Development, partners, and engineers to create complex solution offerings
  • Assists Account Team and / or SBDM with solutions
  • Confirms milestone completions and ensures time and expenses are entered correctly and validated following Connection PMO's best practices and established processes
  • Updates systems and PMO Manager as required
  • Performs or oversees billing submissions
  • Performs administrative closing of projects per established project management methodology
  • Completes Weekly Status and Portfolio Reporting.

Requirements

  • 12 years of total years of career experience with a minimum of 7 years progressively responsible project management experience
  • PMP certification -- A MUST
  • Experience working with Infrastructure and the PMO
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint with ability to update spreadsheets and to perform intermediate calculations in Excel
  • Experience creating project schedules using Microsoft Project
  • Customer oriented with ability to listen to and anticipate needs of the customer
  • Project management experience with creating project artifacts including charters, budgets, rosters, risk registers, mitigation plans, schedules, and communication plans
  • Experience with requirements gathering
  • Experience in IT professional services preferred
  • Must be able to accommodate travel (25%)
  • Experience working with third party vendors.

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