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Senior IT Services Project Manager
Schaumburg, IL

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Job Description

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.

Job Details:

* 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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