Randstad Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Project Manager

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job details:

  • location:Chicago, IL

  • date posted:Friday, August 4, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:569181

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Department: TECHNOLOGY - WHQKA (WHQKA)

Location: Chicago, IL

  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects within the information technology department.

  • Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project.

  • Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects.

  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. May require a bachelor's degree and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.

  • Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

  • PM will be responsible for interfacing with the business partners.

  • Will be part of a large initiation piece of a process change. As well as managing a few smaller projects such as potentially a dispatch project and implementing an inventory system

  • Looking for solid PMs who have had experience with mobile apps or infrastructure.

  • position may require some weekend or evening work during implementation. However, the position will work normal hours

  • Strong communication and soft skills needed for this role

  • 6+ years experience required

  • Experience with Agile a plus