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


If you are an experienced Project Manager looking for work, we need someone like you! In this role, you will be responsible 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. You'll be required to manage key projects as part of our client's strategic business plan. This job is important because it ensures that changes are delivered to the expectations of stakeholders.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Verify that the functional requirements are tracked, met, and achievable

  • Establishes the RACI matrix for projects in a product line

  • Acquires information from technical leads, QA leads and business analysts into counsel

  • Encourage the team focus on the on-time delivery of agreed products

  • Engages with Product Owner/Product Manager to double check that the product vision and high-level business objectives are transparent and obtainable

  • Offers detailed reporting to management on milestone completion, project status, and risk assessments

  • Verifies project with exact ticket workflows and boards

  • Plots and conducts the sprint planning and grooming meetings and tracks ticket assignments

  • Directs the daily stand-ups, seeing to it they are focused, brief, and timely

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

  • Help to manage dependencies among cross-product teams

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

  • Works with the Product Owner/Product Manager to turn the product roadmap into executable projects

  • Monitors and schedules projects - as per the Project Roadmap defined by the Business Owner

  • Sets out schedules and milestones, manages project scope and timelines, and inputs from all other teams assigns to that product

  • In charge of deployment scheduling in coordination with tech lead, Dev Ops, and Product Owner- Drives project planning

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

  • Work in close partnership with the Business Analyst, QA Manager, Product Specialist, and Product Owner/Product Manager

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

    Requirements - Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of project management

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX experience

  • Strong familiarity with business analysis

    • If you can demonstrate that you are familiar and comfortable with IT project management methodologies, this position is for you

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

    • We are particularly looking for candidates with a Project Management (PMP) certification

    • If you're looking for job openings and have experience working with e-learning and blended learning programs, you might be a good fit for this position.

  • Demonstrated flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures

    • It is preferred for applicants to have proficiency using commonly accepted scheduling and project management tools
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory ability, strong operation and project management skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

  • Ability to meet deadlines

    • You could be a good applicant for this position if you are flexible and focused
  • Eager problem-solver who listens for customer cues and actively resolves problems with grace and integrity

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant Project Management experience

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