IT Project Manager (Financial)

Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Date Posted: 10-23-2018
IT Project Manager (Financial)
Oakbrook Terrace, IL (Only Local Candidates)
1 year; possible extension depending on work available – contract only
Need Only Locals
Job Description / Responsibilities:
  • Strong background & experience with data integration projects.
  • Strong background & experience with Financial application related projects.
  • Ability to effectively & efficiently collaborate with multiple stakeholders, vendors & suppliers.
  • Liaison representing PMO Director to work with, coordinate and lead project team(s) to ensure each portion of the project scope is executed as required.
  • Work under the direction of and report directly to the PMO Director such that no decisions/action should be taken without affirmation from the PMO Director with a dotted line to the respective Project Sponsor(s) assigned.
  • Seek & confirm project goals, milestones with PMO Director and Project Sponsor and then lead the planning, inclusive of identification of barriers or obstacles, questions & facilitation of the escalation processes.
  • Participate in the documentation & reporting processes of all Project requirements & design processes.
  • Proactively collaborate with Customer business partners, vendors, and Business Technology (BT) team members as appropriate & necessary.
  • Review and ensure timely approval of final documents to ensure that all project standards are accurately reflected, incorporated & communicated.
  • Conduct or participate in project and governance meetings.
  • Oversee and coordinate the project schedule and work of appropriate designated vendors.
  • Project Management activities that include, but is not limited to,
  • IT Project Process document in real time (as items are in progress and/or completed).
  • Produce regular Project Status report detailing progress. Report should also identify any current project risks and issues and a mitigation plan for each.
  • Risk and issue identification and management
  • Respond to urgent requests within the same business day when those requests relate to delivery risks.
  • Recommend additional resources and/or equipment to ensure service delivery expectations are met.
General Qualifications and Education Requirements:
  • 5 years of work experience as an IT project manager
  • 5 years of work experience as a Finance project manager
  • Experience in the management of complex projects
  • Experience in the program management of multiple related projects
  • Collaborative approach to team leadership and problem solving
  • Pro-active in Risk and Issue management
  • IT analytical skills and project team organizational skills
  • Teamwork and strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Personal commitment and self-motivation
  • Self-confidence with presentation and reporting skills
  • University degree – computer science or similar
  • PMI certification preferred
  • Aderant CMS application experience preferred
916-646-2080 EXT 222
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