Job Description :
Position: Project Manager
Location: North Chicago, IL
Job Description:
Are you open to look at candidates willing to relocate? We prefer local candidates but will not reject talented out of
state candidates who are willing to fund their own relocation.
Years of experience/education and/or certifcations required:
4-7 years experience managing large-scale IT projects/Bachelor's degree in business, Information Systems/Computer Science or related discipline
What are the top 3-5 skills requirements should this person have?
1. Proven Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word skills are required.
2. At least 4-7 years experience managing large-scale IT projects
3. Demonstrated experience managing SDLC projects
What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification?
1. PMP Certification
2. PPM Tool experience (Broadcom Clarity in particular)
3. Pharmaceutical Industry working experience
4. Regulatory Affairs experience
What type of environment is this person working in? Group setting Individual Setting Combination of both
Work Schedule (Define days,# of hours)/ Is Overtime offered or required?
40-hours per week, Monday through Friday, Overtime as needed
Does this position offer the ability to work remotely on a regular basis or is it an on-site role? Yes, as needed
Is the worker onshore or offshore? Onshore
Will there be Domestic and/or International Travel? If yes, list proposed countries and % of time travelling: No
Discovery Questions
Reason for opening:
Interview Process
Please define your required Interview Process:
Initial screening of resume, Video conferencing interviews by Bhumesh and Anthony Senior Project Manager
Primary Function:
Develop, execute and manage multiple IT projects within their defined scope(s Manage a multitude of interrelated project activities and lead all aspects of the project lifecycle, working with project sponsors/key stakeholders, team members, and management to oversee all phases of project completion. Build and manage project''s work breakdown structure, milestones, risks, issues, and deliverables within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of the project. Ensure transparent reporting of project status, issues, risks, and financials.
Key Responsibilities:
Initiate and Plan Project: Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives, financials and deliverables. Responsible for building the plan and resource needs to accomplish the scope. Project Control: Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect the project working with business and IT management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution. Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget. Executing and Closing Project: Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed. Leads team in delivering project scope. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders. Project Communication: Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate program status and decision support information to project teams, business, and IT management. Makes recommendations based on current project status to resolve issues and manage risks. Resource and Team Management: Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities. Motivates project team in order to deliver project outcomes. Quality Management: Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and functional policies and procedures. Decisions:Make decisions that impact project level activities. Influences or has final decision authority for project budget. Financial Control: Develops and manages a financial plan with million dollar spend. Tracks actual spend, accruals, proactively creates spend estimates on a regular basis (at least monthly) and coordinates estimates and invoices with project vendors, in order to maintain spend at +/- 10% of the overall project budget.
Qualifications:
Bachelor''s degree in business, Information Systems/Computer Science or related discipline. Proven Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word skills are required. At least 4-7 years'' experience managing large-scale IT projects Demonstrated experience managing SDLC projects Individual must be able to work full time on-site (Abbott Park
Preferred Qualifications:
PMP Certification PPM Tool experience (Broadcom Clarity in particular) Pharmaceutical Industry working experience Regulatory Affairs experience
Key Stakeholders:
Business and Technology resources; varying levels of leadership