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Project Manager II

Company: Horizontal Talent
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

  • Provides project leadership and strategy for the Project Management (PM) function. Planning and execution for key projects to achieve business objectives and delivery dates. -
  • Responsible for planning, communicating, coordinating, prioritizing, and measuring the overall activities, effectiveness, and productivity of the product development and/or PM function. Manage highly complex projects, or a combination of projects.Responsibilities:
    • Lead complex, business critical program/project(s) to achieve expected completion date and demonstrate effectiveness of the program/project(s).
    • Drive and coordinate cross-functional teams through program/projects(s) to close out.
    • Works seamlessly within with each level of the business to ensure the business's needs are properly met.
    • Create and manage program/project(s) plans and monitor and measure performance against the plans.
    • Accountable for the successful completion of the program/projects(s) on time and on budget.
    • Develop an implementation plan, conduct risk assessments, and develop and implement contingency plans to allow for and accommodate unforeseen events and changes in strategy.
    • Understand current state of business in order to make assessments and recommendations for improvement.
    • Understand the Division's short and long term business objectives and where your program/project(s) supports it.
    • Develop alternatives to strategic business problems and recommend action plans that will address the business issues.
    • Develop structure and frameworks where needed to support cross-functional teams and executive level update.
    • Prepare and present written and oral updates and other presentations to internal audiences as needed or based on established cadence. - Interact with senior level management to reach agreement regarding significant program strategies.
    • Identify problems/issues. - Anticipate future problems. Resolve current issues. Learn and adjust based on prior results and prior project experiences.Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree preferably in business, engineering, science, information systems or a discipline closely related to the area served.
      • > 7 years related work experience
      • Must have the ability to problem solve, initiate and manage projects.
      • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
      • Must be able to successfully manage by influence across functional boundaries.
      • Proficient in project management skills such as project planning and execution
      • Knowledgeable in key tools : PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, MS Projects/Smartsheets
      • Project Management certification highly desiredPandoLogic. Keywords: Project Manager, Location: Des Plaines, IL - 60019

Keywords: Horizontal Talent, Des Plaines , Project Manager II, Executive , Des Plaines, Illinois

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