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Senior IT Project Manager

Connection Schaumburg, IL Full-Time
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Connection has a fantastic opportunity with our organization in Schaumburg, IL. We are looking for a Senior IT Services 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, work independently, and work on a variety of different service opportunities.

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 with IT Managed/Professional Services

  • 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, holding/leading meetings

  • Must be able to accommodate travel (25%)

  • Experience working with third party vendors.

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