37092- IT Project Manager

Riverwoods, IL 60015

Posted: 01/14/2022 Industry: Project Management Job Number: 37014

Job Description

IT Project Manager

#MM - 37092


Location: 100% remote

Duration: 10 months



Project Management role will be to assist technology teams in overseeing a platform migration project that impacts hundreds of applications that need to be moved off in the course of the next year.


  • Lead project teams composed of cross-functional representation from multiple business units of the client.
  • Identify the steps in the project lifecycle; define the major milestones required for each stage gate, to satisfy control measures; identify and define all project work streams.
  • Create project plans tracking all aspects of an initiative, including sub-projects, inter-dependencies, milestones, risks, contingency plans, and project resources.
  • Provide project and program status reporting and other formal/informal communications regarding initiatives, issues, and achievements for a variety of audiences including internal and external business partners, and senior management.
  • Support project efforts in the creation of plans to gain and maintain alignment of delivery success criteria with business partners.
  • Accountable for effective program management, tracking, documentation and delivery of work requests and projects within committed schedule and quality for individual projects.
  • Accountable for identifying needs, securing commitments and monitoring progress of deliverables from internal and external service provider teams.
  • Provide assistance to Business in ensuring value realization of business solution improvements.
  • Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes


  • Demonstrated ability to lead through influence; identify and facilitate the resolution of requirements, process, milestone, and project issues, achieving project goals within project timelines
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with project teams; to work creatively and demonstrate a tolerance for ambiguity while driving issues to resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including managing client expectations, communicating issues, risks, and opportunities, and articulating a clear vision of project success
  • 5+ experience in business project management, PMO (preferred)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified (desired)
  • Payment services industry experience (Preferred)
  • Extensive experience with SDLC (both Waterfall and Agile hands on experience - desired)
  • Technology background (required)


Job Requirements

Project management

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