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Project Manager in Riverwoods, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

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Job Description

Project Manager
Duration: 9-month contract
Location: Riverwoods, IL
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Project Manager for one of our clients in the Riverwoods area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
  • This position is responsible for governance and implementation of professional services labor requests within dedicated business units or labor categories
  • The role acts as an internal consultant to business unit leadership to identify, define, scope and implement professional services engagements to meet business needs
  • Additionally, this role is responsible for governance activities related to managing professional services suppliers and labor models including contract management, third party risk management, and supplier performance management

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Model management and control
  • Ensure documented and efficient operating model related to resource requests, changes, and reductions
  • Collaborate with line of business finance, and business units to control resource requests while aligning to budgets and project plans
  • Third party risk management compliance – Hold suppliers accountable to contractual requirements and third-party risk management requirements. Includes BCP review and testing, insurance compliance, security reviews and associated quarterly TPRM processes
  • Supplier relationship and performance management
  • Manage the day-to-day oversight of supplier relationships within defined labor categories
  • Address performance issues as needed supporting business unit leadership
  • Via quarterly scorecards monitor and manage supplier quality and delivery
  • Professional services subject matter expert
  • Act as a subject matter expert relative to professional services solutions and staffing models
  • Includes knowledge of various labor categories, their ideal uses, compliance concerns relative to non-employee labor and knowledge regarding leading suppliers, and standard market terms and conditions

  • Bachelor’s degree in General Business, Finance, Procurement or other related areas
  • 6+ years of experience in Procurement (professional services or consulting background), Project management, or relationship management
  • Excellent oral and written communicating including frequent interaction with Executive level stakeholders
  • Familiarity with corporate finance roles/responsibilities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio

Desired Skills:
  • MBA preferred
  • Familiarity with VMS tools

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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.