Chicago , IL 60290
Posted 2 months ago
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Job SummaryApex Systems, the nation's 2nd largest IT Staffing firm, is in search of a Project Manager. The project manager is responsible for taking projects from original concept through final implementation. Interface with all areas affected by the project including end users, distributors, and vendors.
Ensure adherence to quality standards and review project deliverables. May communicate with a company executive regarding the status of specific projects. At this level, employee begins to follow either a Managerial or Technical career track:Key Responsibilities:
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan and facilitate customer acceptance
Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals
Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the project plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members; implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project
Record detailed customer requirements, constraints and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions and communicate to all stakeholders
Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project
Conduct a kick-off meeting with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of the project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus
Day to day resource management and performance management
Requirements of Project Manager:Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Management Information Systems preferred8+ years of Project Management experience
Advanced skills in MS Excel and other MS Office applications
Advanced skills with the following types of tools: Project Management, Collaboration, Issue Tracking, Document Management and Resource ManagementExperience managing a software development project
Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle and at least one software development methodology
Present at TEQTalks or conduct training
One or more i3 submission
- Please note that as a contract employee with Apex Systems, you'd be eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Short Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts/Perks and our Referral Program.*EEO EmployerApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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