Concurrency, Inc. - Brookfield, WI

Project Manager

US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Chicago
2 weeks ago
ID
2015-1149
# of Openings
1
Category
Project Management

Overview

Are you looking to be a part of an award winning company where you can achieve the career path you’ve always been looking for? As a Microsoft Gold Partner, we are ready to add a Project Manager to lead our growing team of IT professionals as we deliver new and innovative client solutions based on the Microsoft platform.

 

Successful candidates will lead the overall delivery of solutions for assigned projects which align with client needs and objectives while adhering to Concurrency project management standards and processes. This position requires excellent influencing, leading, planning, organizing, decision-making, and communication skills to engage the client and Concurrency team members in achieving successful outcomes.

 

Candidates must also effectively manage a large project involving a high level of ambiguity and stress associated with new technologies and multiple stakeholder priorities. Proven negotiation, conflict management, adaptability, critical thinking, and problem solving skills are necessary to facilitate desired outcomes and foster teamwork.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the overall execution of assigned projects from kick-off to completion
  • Facilitate the timely delivery of essential project phases outlined in the project lifecycle
  • Facilitate and document defined project tasks, milestones, deliverables and resource requirements
  • Develop and maintain project plans which include tasks, timelines, milestones, resources and communication
  • Develop, track and manage project budgets and resource hours consumption
  • Continually monitor and communicate project status, progress, issues and risks to stakeholders and team members
  • Provide direction and support for the project team
  • Facilitate project close meetings, lessons learned and transitions to support
  • Actively monitor and manage changes in the project to ensure agreement on project deliverables, schedule and budget

Qualifications

  • 7 years or more experience in IT Project Management
  • Proficient using project management tools for tracking and managing budgets, tasks, timelines, milestones, resources, issues and risks
  • Experience leading large, complex projects based on Microsoft platform technologies
  • Comprehensive project management methodology
  • Ability to create and foster a spirit of teamwork and cooperation with clients and team members
  • Ability to effectively communicate appropriate level of project information to all levels of an organization
  • Resolves and/or escalates critical issues in a timely fashion
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully
  • Possesses general knowledge in Microsoft technologies, application development methodologies, internet, intranet, extranet and client/server architectures
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application in the client environment
  • Project Management Certification(s) - good to have

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