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Project Manager in Schaumburg, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  819854

Title: IT Sr. Project Manager

Location: Schaumburg, IL

Post-Sales Delivery

Provides project management services for service delivery projects

  • Develops relevant project schedules to deliver contractual services utilizing judgment and discretion based on the agreed deliverables
  • Utilizes internal resources and third-party services providers to fulfill project requirements by determining the best source for the project
  • Proactively manages project scope, risks, and issues resolving differences between parties utilizing problem solving skills and escalating issues which require intervention by the primary stakeholders
  • Acts as a point of contact and communication for the project team and the customer

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

The minimum skills and/or competencies required to be successful in the position are listed below.

 

Technology

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint with ability to update spreadsheets and to perform calculations in Excel
  • Experience using Microsoft Word templates to create Change Orders and project artifacts and deliverables
  • Proficient with project management tools with ability to create project schedules using Microsoft Project

 

Business

  • Customer oriented with ability to listen to and anticipate needs of the customer
  • Attention to detail in composing, keying, and proofing professional business materials
  • Extensive project management experience e.g. creating project plans, schedules, and communication plans.

 

Other Behavioral Competencies

  • Excellent written communication skills with ability to compose professional business communications via email, letter, and proposals.
  • Adaptable with ability to switch tasks based on shifting priorities 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to present professional demonstrations
  • Creative with ability to develop original solutions to problems
  • Decisive with ability to make a prompt determination and substantiate decision if challenged
  • Critical Thinking

 

Additional preferred competencies or preferred qualifications, if any:

  • Experience in IT professional services
  • Proficiency in application of PM methodologies
  • PMP and ITIL certification is preferred