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Project Manager

PPM America
Chicago, Illinois 60606
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time


This department was created in the middle of 2018, so this Project Manager role will be involved with the design and implementation of many aspects of the broad departmental responsibilities described above. The role will work closely with individuals and teams spanning the organization.


The Project Management Office serves as an internal consultancy to the organization. General responsibilities of the department include:

-       Management of individual projects

-       Coordination of project intake, assessment and prioritization processes

-       Coordination of new product vetting and implementation activities

-       Development, maintenance and training of project management framework for the firm



-       Direct ownership of assigned projects for the duration of the project, including:

  • Development of Charter/Scope
  • Coordination of Design, Analysis and Planning
  • Execution and Monitoring of Plan
  • Closeout

-       Oversight of external vendors as applicable to individual projects

-       Preparation of materials for PROC (Risk) as well as PMO Oversight meetings

-       Participate in project intake and evaluation process

-       Participate in development and socialization of project management framework


-       Experience utilizing a structured project management methodology

-       Customer Service orientation

-       Exceptional communication skills

-       Consensus building skills

-       Strong analytical skills, including demonstrated ability to assess and present alternatives with corresponding trade-offs

-       Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

-       Experience with standard computer productivity tools

-       Strong knowledge of Asset Management/Financial Services





-       Bachelor’s degree

-       Formal Project Management training/certification preferred


5+ years in a business analyst, project management or internal consultant role in an Asset Management organization or similar


Posted: 2019-01-17 Expires: 2019-03-03

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Chicago, Illinois 60606

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