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Robert Half Application Development Project Manager/Lead in DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois

Description The Application Development Project Manager role is responsible for delivering value for key business initiatives and aligning efforts across various product/delivery teams.

What you get to do every single day

  • Define a road map and high-level goals associated with the project.

  • Along with the development team, design, test, implement, and maintain updates within company databases and applications necessary to streamline/automate a business process.

  • Identify and analyze all risks that might impact the completion of a project milestone, and establish risk mitigation strategies.

  • Own stakeholder communication - responsible for establishing governance, proactively building awareness of the program and outcomes, and securing sponsorship.

  • Document project work across all teams through visualizations.

  • Lead conversations and generate alignment to mitigate risks, manage dependencies and remove roadblocks across the program.

  • Lead planning, initiation and discovery activities across cross-functional teams and stakeholders to effectively manage program scope and execution of value delivery for key initiatives, and communicate status of the project to senior management.

  • Data validation and report development.

  • Highlight waste and illustrate value delivered, facilitate workshops, process and value stream mapping activities to create awareness, document inputs/outputs of complex workflows, and understand dependencies

  • Keep track of project costs.

  • Surface business objectives, identify desired outcomes, outline key results and establish/monitor KPIs to show progress and measure the value of delivery.

  • Plan and complete pre-deployment user acceptance testing that is specific to the project with the Deployment Manager.

  • Lead and/or aid in the design, development and implementation of project policies and standardized processes to improve and/or establish best practices for efficiency and consistency. Requirements

· Demonstrated experience leading full cycle IT / Technical projects for small to mid-size (50-250 employee) companies

· Bachelor's Degree

· Minimum of 5 years experience managing projects and teams

· Experience in migrating customers from on-prem to cloud infrastructure

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