Network Project Manager in Rolling Meadows, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  858470

Project Manager

Apex Systems

Rolling Meadows, IL

Candidate will manage all aspects of implementation of Network Transformation in Chicago. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Lead all reporting efforts (forecasting, tracking/monitoring, communicating, and publication) of project metrics, KPI’s and market build status.
  • Provide vendor support and oversight for program KPI’s (driving vendor towards administrative completion of system uploads and reporting responsibilities)
  • Serve as main program advocate to ensure collaboration between vendor and internal IT support teams to drive resolution to system and reporting roadblocks
  • Analyze, forecast, and create weekly reports of project progress to communicate the health of the market to executives
  • Strong emphasis on identifying, communicating, and resolving any risks affecting market targets
  • Partner with and be fully engaged with other market project managers, engineers, and IT support, and market vendor to successfully meet project targets
  • Exceptional understanding of excel in order to fully analyze project details in order to “tell the story” through data and market status
  • Drive complex projects and programs to achieve targeted and measured business goals and key objectives.
  • Coordinate and schedule resources across multiple organizations to align project requirements with business goals and objectives.
  • Identify, monitor, report and escalate project-related issues to achieve timely resolution.
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
  • Utilize project tracking tools and systems to accurately document milestones completions, project issues, corrective action plans, project jeopardies, and overall project completions.
  • Maintain excellent communication with Functional Team Members and Direct Management to ensure early identification of issues a timely reporting of status.
  • Maintain working relationship with vendor and drive vendor towards progress and accountability.


  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Four or more years of experience managing network projects
  • Strong technical and project management knowledge
  • Strong Vendor Management experience
  • Excellent knowledge of PC and software application including Windows and MS Office.

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • PMP certification preferred. Military experience desired.
  • Engineering, Planning, and/or Operations knowledge, especially with Local and Long-Haul Telecommunications networks, is a big plus.
  • Experience with SRM/SAP as well as expense and/or capital budgets.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills for inter-organizational communications.
  • Strong organization skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.
  • Experience making independent decisions based on policies, practices and project requirements.


If interested, please contact Logan Jordan at 









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