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*IT Project Manager III in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  816641

Description: Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects within the information technology department. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. May require a bachelor's degree and at least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.


Description:
Senior Project Manager with at least 10+ years of experience working on medium to large-scale infrastructure projects. This role will support multiple projects having to do with application updates and modernization. Experience as a Project Manager for application development projects is a must.

Position will be located in the Willis Tower offices in downtown Chicago


Job Requirements



• Proven ability to clearly and effectively communicate business and technical information in both oral and written form


• Proven track record of managing all aspects of a diverse, moderately complex to complex infrastructure project to successful conclusion, including:
o Requirements gathering
o Project planning (schedule, dependencies, resourcing, etc.),
o Managing and coordinating the efforts of multiple infrastructure engineering teams/resources (server, network, operations, etc.),
o Managing scope and dependencies, and
o Identifying/mitigating/resolving issues


• Proven track record of managing/coordinating multiple concurrent infrastructure projects


• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to build credibility, establish rapport, and maintain alignment with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization


• Experience developing standard deliverables including project charters, detailed work plans, schedules, infrastructure cost and labor estimates, resource plans and status reports


• Experience in project schedule/budget tracking and analysis, and conducting effective in person and virtual project meetings with local and remote team members.


• Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project


• A detail-orientation, dedication, and ability to work under pressure in a fast- paced environment Desired skills:


• PMP Certification