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Robert Half Project Manager/Sr. Consultant in CHICAGO, Illinois


Our local client is seeking candidates in the Financial Services industry to work with their existing team as a Senior Project Manager. This long-term contract/temporary-to-full-time employment opportunity is based in the Chicago, Illinois area. You could manage key projects as part of our client's strategic business plan, as their Senior Project Manager. You'll do well in this job if you can serve as a key member of the team by ensuring that changes are delivered to the expectations of stakeholders. You will also find that this role involves responsibility for managing projects to successful completion, ensuring that projects deliver on time, on budget, and in accordance with standards and guidelines over the entire project. Act now and submit an application today!

Key responsibilities:

  • Assembles report from business analysts, QA leads, and technical leads into an analysis

  • Collude with the Product Owner/Product Manager to facilitate creation and maintenance of the Project Roadmap

  • Administers deployment scheduling in coordination with a tech lead, Product Owner, and Dev Ops

  • Exercises as Scrum Master for the developers on the team - leading scrum ceremonies, clearing obstacles, and ensuring the team is working effectively

  • Cooperate closely with the QA Manager, Product Specialist, Product Owner/Product Manager, and Business Analyst

  • Creates and handles the sprint planning and grooming meetings and marks ticket assignments

  • Make sure that the functional requirements are met, achievable, and tracked

  • Facilitates to classify, manage, and identify risk for functional improvement requests

  • Prepares the RACI matrix for projects in a product line

  • Indicates project with reliable ticket workflows and boards

  • Establishes detailed reporting to management on risk assessment, project status, and milestone completion

  • Colludes and communicates with stakeholders, developers, technical team members, and designers

  • Devises schedules and milestones with inputs from all other teams assigned to that product, and manages project scope and timelines


  • Applicants with proficiency using commonly accepted scheduling and project management tools are preferred

  • Preferred experience working with e-learning and blended learning programs

  • PMO (project management office) experience Cyber Security experience preferred

  • Strong familiarity with Core Infrastructure Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Excellent written, verbal, and social communication skills are highly desired

  • A Project Management (PMP) certification is required for success at this position.

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical colleagues

  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

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