26 days old
2018-06-222018-08-06

IT Project Manager

Total Response Technology, LLC
chicago, Illinois 60602
  • Payrate
    $45 To $50
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO. CANDIDATE MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK. THIS IS A PERMANENT CONTRACTED POSITION.  POSITION IS AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE FILL.

 

Summary:

The IT Project Manager – responsible for managing IT projects in support of new and changing customer requirements. This individual will oversee requirements gathering, system design and integration, testing, and deployment activities supporting system adoption.   This individual will work closely with the client--must have excellent, professional communication skills.

 

The project manager defines phase deliverable, tracks milestones and incurred expenses versus planned expenses, schedules roles and resources, evaluates risks and recommends contingency plans while managing the technical strategy of each stage of the project.  The project manager assigns resources and tasks, manage risks, resolution of issues, status reviews and reporting, change control, customer support, and compliance with all policies and procedures. Generally leads a group of Project Managers and other IT technical staff, relying on experience and good judgment to plan and accomplish project goals.

 

This position requires an on-site presence at the customer location in Chicago, IL.

 

Requirements

Skills:

§         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

§         Project lifecycle management experience

§         Working experience planning and organizing infrastructure                                   projects and related maintenance activity

§         7 - 10 years’ experience overseeing infrastructure projects

§         Experience with Network Services

§         MS Office and MS Project experience

§         PMP Certification 

 

Degree:

  •          Bachelor’s degree in a related area, preferably Computer Science or 10 years of equivalent experience. Have relevant certifications for the skills/infrastructure/service area/domains/etc.

 

Responsibilities:

§         Customer Interface

o        Excellent customer support and interpersonal skills

o        Possesses experience in the overall responsibility for structuring an application development project

o        Possess a proven track record in managing project lifecycle

o        Performs detailed planning, project execution management and completion
of moderate or large projects.

o        Defines the phase deliverables

o        Tracks milestones and incurred expenses versus planned expenses

o        Schedules roles and resources

o        Evaluates risks and recommends contingency plans.

o        Manages the development of the technical strategy.

o        Assigns resources and tasks

o        Manages quality assurance, resolution of issues, status reviews and                      reporting

o        Oversees development of standards, change control, customer support,                and compliance with all policies and procedures.

o        Follow up with key clients regularly throughout the issue resolution                      process to provide smooth communication.

o        Provide timely and comprehensive status reports that maintain service                level agreements

o        Provide up-to-date information to clients in response to specific inquiries

o        Develop follow up methodology for commitments prior to requested date.

o        Provide advance notifications to management regarding potential issues                before they occur.

 

Communication:

 

o        Excellent customer interface skills

o        Effective and adaptable team leadership

o        Innovative self-starter with excellent communication skills

o        Facilitate effective two-way communication with staff members and                      management

o        Document issue resolutions clearly and accurately

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