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IT Project Manager

Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Posted: 04/08/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 604512 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay is commiserate with experience and ranges between $70-83/hr

The role of the IT Project Manager is to plan, execute and implement IT Projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring technical and business resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants to deliver Projects according to plan and under budget. The IT Project Manager will define the Project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Define Project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Define Project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout Project lifecycle
  • Establish Project timelines and milestones/deliverables using the appropriate tools.
  • Determine frequency and content of status reports from other Project managers, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas/mitigate Project risks.
  • Effectively communicate Project expectations including scope and technical requirements to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with Project stakeholders on an ongoing basis. Set and continually manage Project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Plan and schedule Project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools. Track Project milestones and deliverables.
  • Ensures that software development and change management policies are adhered to for Project tasks and deliverables. Provide content to implementation and training plan.
  • Conduct Project postmortems and create recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful Project elements.
  • Effectively manage Project teams’ time and allocate resources to ensure deliverables are completed
  • Communicates Project progress by producing Project reports to provide timely and accurate Project status and decision support information to Project team, business, and management. Coordinates resources to ensure Project needs are addressed.

  • Experience managing multiple medium to large sized Projects including Upgrade Projects
  • Hands on experience working with technical team is preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
  • Expertise in using Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong familiarity with Project Management software, such as Microsoft Project and Planview
  • Experience in working and coordinating across multiple IT and Business teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Excellent relationship management skills. Can work effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Pharmaceutical experience and/or working in a validated environment
  • Experience with SAP application

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
  • Minimum 10 years direct work experience in an IT project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
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