Connection has a fantastic opportunity in Schaumburg, IL. We are looking for a Senior Project Manager. This is a full time, permanent opportunity with benefits. In this position, you would have the opportunity to complete a variety of tasks, enjoy excellent benefits and work independently and freely.
* Provides project management services for service delivery projects * Develops relevant project artifacts to deliver contractual services utilizing judgment and discretion based on the agreed deliverables * Utilizes internal resources and third-party service providers to fulfill project requirements * Proactively manages, controls and drives project scope, budget and schedule * Proactively mitigates risks and issues * Uses problem solving skills on escalated issues * Acts as a primary point of contact for the project * Mentors less experienced project managers * Drives process improvement within the PMO * May manage internal company projects * Defines solutions for demand opportunities per request and in conjunction with the Sales team and Manager * ·Works with Product Management, Business Development, partners, and engineers to create complex solution offerings * Assists Account Team and / or SBDM with solutions * Confirms milestone completions and ensures time and expenses are entered correctly and validated following Connection PMO's best practices and established processes * Updates systems and PMO Manager as required * Performs or oversees billing submissions * Performs administrative closing of projects per established project management methodology * Completes Weekly Status and Portfolio Reporting. * 12 years of total years of career experience with a minimum of 7 years progressively responsible project management experience * PMP certification -- A MUST * Experience working with Infrastructure and the PMO * Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint with ability to update spreadsheets and to perform intermediate calculations in Excel * Experience creating project schedules using Microsoft Project * Customer oriented with ability to listen to and anticipate needs of the customer * Project management experience with creating project artifacts including charters, budgets, rosters, risk registers, mitigation plans, schedules, and communication plans * Experience with requirements gathering * Experience in IT professional services preferred * Must be able to accommodate travel (25%) * Experience working with third party vendors.
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