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Sr. Project Manager - PMO

CRS Group Chicago ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Program Manager

Duration: 6+ month contract

Location: Chicago, IL 60607

Pay: $60-65/HR W2

Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Program Manager for one of our clients in the Chicagoland area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for owning and leading a specific initiative or capability ensuring end-to-end alignment of multiple projects with the strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Manage program change in accordance with the change management plan to control scope, quality, schedule, cost, and contracts
  • Address program issues by identifying and selecting a course of action by taking into account the program constraints and objectives in order to enable continued program progress
  • Motivate the team using appropriate tools and techniques in order to increase commitment to the program objectives
  • Create and manage execution of the program plans (quality, risk, communication, staffing, etc.) by using the tools identified in the planning phase and by auditing the results of their use in order to align the program outcomes with stakeholder expectations and standards
  • Develop a high-level milestone plan using goals and objectives of the program, applicable historical information, and other available resources in order to align program with expectations of sponsors and stakeholders
  • Establish alliances with other departments and organizations by recognizing dependencies in order to assess potential partnership and commitment to the program
  • Capture program status and data by ensuring the population of the program management information system in order to maintain accurate and current program information for the use of stakeholders
  • Obtain senior management approval for the program by presenting the program charter with its high-level costs and benefits for the organization in order to receive authorization to proceed to the next phases
  • Communicate so others will understand, maintain constructive and cooperative relationships with others. Treat people with respect
  • Provides information to others both internal and external to the organization; represents the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources
  • Act as a mentor, leading others with the adoption of PMO processes and standards
  • Proven track record in partnering with client or business leadership in the development and achievement of strategies to solve the client need, leveraging multiple tools including technology
  • Ability to create presentations and write business cases for leadership audiences
  • Experience with communicating effectively with different levels of internal and external management, leadership while influencing multiple stakeholder groups
  • Familiarity with regulatory and legislative knowledge in multiple service areas
  • Knowledge of data analysis and trend analysis
  • Able to manage multiple priorities concurrently and handle pressure situations effectively and professionally
  • Advanced budgeting/costing knowledge, problem-solving tools and methods, leadership and motivational skills, and experience in contract management and interpretation.
  • Program Leadership, Planning and Execution for a specific initiative or capability ensuring end-to-end alignment of multiple projects with the strategic objectives of the organization – 25%
  • Stakeholder Management & Communication Planning across the program – 25%
  • Project Change Control and Measure Performance across the program – 25%
  • Project Risk and Issue Management across the program – 20%
  • Adhere to PMO Standards, Processes and Tools – 5%

Qualifications:

  • Applies professional principles and business judgment to solve unique problems or to develop new procedures, process and products
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of best practices in the industry
  • Educate as a Deep Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Project Management process and tools and works to propagate knowledge across teams
  • Coach client team(s) on effective consulting for projects
  • Experience with software methodology development processes.
  • Ability to create presentations and write business cases for executive leaders
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines managing multiple priorities
  • Project budgeting/costing knowledge
  • Proficiency with MS Office and common Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) software
  • Strong understanding of a variety of technology solutions
  • Advanced experience with dev/ops principles
  • More than eight years’ experience required: Prior corporate and global project management experience required with 8+ years managing projects and 5+ years managing people
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required: Project Management Professional (PMP) strongly recommended; Agile Certifications strongly recommended (e.g. PSM, CSM, etc.)

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Company Description
Founded in 1994 as Computer Resource Solutions, The CRS Group is a privately held company with offices in Itasca, IL and downtown Chicago. CRSG provides staffing solutions to Fortune 500 companies by successfully managing their IT contingent workforce needs. We expanded our offerings to extend that same high-quality service to other business needs, including creative, marketing, finance, legal and HR.

CRS Group

Why Work Here?

Full-time Contract with a Fortune 500 company

Founded in 1994 as Computer Resource Solutions, The CRS Group is a privately held company with offices in Itasca, IL and downtown Chicago. CRSG provides staffing solutions to Fortune 500 companies by successfully managing their IT contingent workforce needs. We expanded our offerings to extend that same high-quality service to other business needs, including creative, marketing, finance, legal and HR.

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