Project Manager

Job Summary:

  • The Program Manager is responsible for project work which typically has a sizable, major impact on the corporation / division. 
  •  Responsible for program oversight, planning, program tracking, scope management, change control management, risk management, and quality assurance of the development project team. 
  • Assist in development and support of the vision and business objectives of the organization.
  •  Direct the activities of resources in line with business objectives of the organization. 
  • Drives the quality and timely delivery of critical path products and services. 
  •  Establish and maintain quality metrics and guidelines.
  •  Implement process and system improvements including integration with other functional areas. 
  • Program manager needs to understand both IT implementations as well as business process/policy changes. 
  •  Should be knowledgeable in stakeholder management across large, matrixed, global teams and understand the importance of change management and constant communication. 
  • Translate organization's business requirements into effective business solutions. 
  • Resolves high level conflicts by making broad decisions, or negotiating with affected senior management. 
  •  Represents the company with contractors, suppliers, business partners and other parties as required. 
  •  Responsible for managing and mentoring PMs. 
  • Bachelor's Degree, at least 10 years of project management experience and at least 2 years of program management and Consulting experience in implementing global projects in the retail and/or healthcare industry. 
  • Extensive experience developing project plan including the charter, scope, project management approach, management plans, financial forecast and schedule. 
  • Extensive experience in working with cross-functional teams and staff of all levels. 
  • Experience managing program budgets of at least $5M. 
  •  communication, presentation and organization skills. 
  •  effective team leadership skills. 
  • Solid problem solving and analysis skills. 
  •  Advanced skills in Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. 
  •  PMP certification preferred. 
  •  Experience with multiple project management methodologies, including Agile, Waterfall, etc. 
  • Experience in establishing and managing Project Management Office for programs.

Qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors

Skills:

  • Project Manager

Overview

Location Deerfield, IL
Workload 40 hours/week , 100% onsite
Expected start date ASAP
Expected end date OPEN
Necessary languages English
Necessary skills Agile, Excel, IT, Management, Project

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