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Sr. IT Project Manager - 7866 in Chicago, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Job #:  919857

For more information on this opportunity, please contact APEX at 773.824.1032. Job Title: Sr. IT Project Manager    Description: Responsibilities:
* Responsible for coordination of specific components of a project or a single project of low to medium complexity, priority, and risk
* With department management, clearly defines the project scope and objectives
* Oversee the development of the detailed business requirements for assigned component or project to ensure they address the business units objectives
* Develop a detailed estimate of the level of effort required. Create a project plan for the deliverable objective
* Track, manage, and adjust the original plan as necessary to ensure success
* Escalate problems as necessary to ensure awareness and seek assistance with resolution
* Communicate the requirements, design, estimates to the senior project manager or project sponsor
* Ensure adherence to established IT project methodologies (IDF)
* Provide regular status reports to others involved in the project
* Meet the project requirements by delivering a quality solution, on time, and within the planned budget
* May perform other duties as assigned by senior project managers or management

Job Requirements

• 8 or more years of experience in an IT or business environment
• 6 or more years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
• Must have experience with Agile and Waterfall. (Candidates that do not possess both with be rejected)
• Successful management of a small size project, or delivery of a specific component of a large project with a Team of 2-5 (direct or matrix) and/or a budget of $1MM
• Individual will be responsible for 2 primary projects
• Responsible for developing work streams and overhauling the .com site to ensure user friendly applications
• Demonstrates intermediate knowledge and skills related to project management
• Demonstrates basic knowledge of managing projects using an SDLC or IDF and creating lifecycle deliverables including detailed project, risk, and issue plans to ensure project goals are accomplished
• Demonstrated use of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Visio, and PPM
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Team Player

Preferred Skills:

• Previous airline or travel industry experience
• Experienced at working both independently and in a team-oriented collaborative environment is essential


• Associates or Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required


• Certification in project management (PMP) preferred
• Agile Certification preferred

•** First round face to face interview will be required. Please only submit candidates that can commit to an in-person interview for the first round
•** Possible temp to hire opportunity. Manager only interested in reviewing candidates that can convert with no sponsorship
•** Manager will be out of the office starting 12/18. He would like to conduct interviews and identify a candidate before he leaves
•** Must have experience with Agile and Waterfall. (Candidates that do not possess both with be rejected)

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