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Project Manager/Implementation Specialist
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Chicago-area software company is seeking a Project Manager / Implementation Specialist to oversee new client implementations and existing client upgrades. Our ideal candidate is someone with a "just get it done" attitude. The Project Manager / Implementation Specialist is a multi-disciplined role that is a project manager and best-practices consultant. The Project Manager / Implementation Specialist is responsible for:

* Managing new client implementations
* Ensuring continuous communication with the client by holding regular project status calls
* Access client's needs and produce a workable plan to meet deadlines
* Working cross functionally with the Sales Team and Technical Support Team.
* Identifying resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities
* Become a configuration expert and assist clients with customization of the system
* Demonstrate and train clients as needed
* Producing project reports and performance metrics
* Managing stakeholders and stakeholder expectations
* Providing excellent service to clients
* Performs related duties as required


* 3+ years managing projects, software implementations a plus
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, with competing client priorities
* Excellent organizational skills
* PMP a plus
* Strong technical background a plus
* Ability to manage customer expectations & overall satisfaction
* Excellent written and oral communication skills (email, phone and in-person)
* Ability to deeply understand how our clients successfully utilize our software
* Limited travel

Benefits include:

* Telecommuting
* Health Insurance
* Life Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Vision Insurance
* Long Term Disability Insurance
* 401K

Physical and Mental Requirements

Job is physically comfortable; individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

Job requires a very high level of judgment, exceptional analytical ability and creativity in investigating major problems that require original and highly innovative solutions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Some travel may be involved for both training and customer facing issues.


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/V/H

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