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IT Project Manager in Lisle, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

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Job Description

IT Project Manager
Duration: 7 month contract
Location: Lisle, IL
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a IT Project Manager for one of our clients in the Lisle area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
  • Our established company is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager
  • In this role, the IT Project Manager will be overseeing all aspects of IT projects
  • This includes coordinating multiple team members, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, driving and completing projects on time all within a defined budget and within scope

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drive and enforce standards for full life-cycle application projects: Manage pre-project activities (including resource acquisition and SOWs) and drive all stages through project completion
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation according to PMO policy, including Business Case, ROM estimates, Project Charter, Project Schedule, Work Breakdown Structure, and Lessons Learned
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Establish and promote a strong working partnership between business and IT members of the team and insure excellent communications between team members, stakeholders and management, at all levels
  • Control scope and manage the change control process
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Schedule and lead team meetings
  • Schedule and lead deployment efforts
  • Track, publish and follow up on action items and issues
  • Proactively remove roadblocks and escalate, as appropriate, to management
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Monitor spending against budget milestones and take corrective action, as needed

  • Education requirement: BS in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Years of Experience: At least 8+ years of managing technical projects
  • Experience leading cross-functional team(s) in a collaborative software development environment
  • Able to effectively lead teams through all stages of a project
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and creative problem solving skills
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to drive change
  • Proven ability to handle complexity (both technical and organizational)
  • Strong understanding of systems
  • Able to understand technical terms and system design considerations
  • Strong customer service orientation, enjoys people, and creates raving fans
  • Curious, goal oriented, and highly self-motivated with a passion for driving transformative change
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite: Word, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Must have experience with creating and maintaining project budgets
  • Experience with both Waterfall and Agile frameworks
  • Experience working in a fast paced and demanding work environment
  • Work experience in manufacturing industry a plus
  • Experience working with 3rd party software implementations a plus
  • Must be open to possible conversion to a employee for our client

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.