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Robert Half International Project Manager in Oak Brook, Illinois

Description Senior Project Managers might be interested in joining this existing team to work onsite with our local client. This long-term temporary-to-full-time employment opportunity is based in the Oak Brook, Illinois area. If you want to manage key projects as part of our client's strategic business plan, you could be the Senior Project Manager they're looking for! 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. Don't wait - apply today!

Key responsibilities

  • Verifies the RACI matrix for projects in a product line

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

  • Directs deployment scheduling in coordination with tech lead, Dev Ops, and Product Owner- Sets out project with right ticket workflows and boards

  • Drives project planning

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

  • Brings together figures from business analysts, QA leads, and technical leads into recommendations

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

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

  • Assists the Product Owner/Product Manager to guarantee that the product vision and high-level business objectives are obvious and possible

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

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

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

  • Time blocks and presides the sprint planning and grooming meetings and follows ticket assignments

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

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

  • Arranges the daily stand-ups, assuring they are focused, timely, and brief

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

  • Offers support to manage dependencies among cross-product teams

  • Helps to identify, classify, and manage risk for functional improvement requests Requirements - Minimum of 10+ years of relevant Project Management experience

    • Candidates with proficiency using commonly accepted scheduling and project management tools will be the best fit for this position
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory ability, strong operation and project management skills

    • This position requires a Project Management (PMP) certification
  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

    • Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

    • Familiar and comfortable with IT project management methodologies
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

    • Experience working with e-learning and blended learning programs
  • Proven flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

    • You will be among the top applicants if you are flexible and focused
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Enterprise Solutions

  • Strong familiarity with Enterprise Application Integration

  • Project Management Certification experience preferred

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