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Senior IT Project Manager/Scrum Master
Chicago, Illinois
Contract Position
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Applied on September 20, 2020
Job Id #43116 Posted September 1, 2020




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Duties
•    Responsible for taking small to large IT Business Applications programs/projects from original concept through final implementation. Expertise in Sales Systems domain will be a plus
•    Develop detailed program/project execution plan and manages all implementation processes including projects financials, progress tracking, metrics, monitoring change control process, testing, release to production and on-time delivery within budget constraints 
•    Provide overall communication and interfaces with all teams participating in program delivery, including business and other IT functional areas.  
Facilitate Scrum rituals (Planning, Standups, review, retrospective, etc.) 
•    Create crisp and complete status reporting to support project/program discussions at Steering Committee and Sponsor level. 
•    Promote organizational understanding of Agile roles and to help teams and individuals transitioning from waterfall to Agile 
•    Apply consistency and best practices through project initiation, planning, execution and closing phases, enabling business outcomes and benefits tracking 

Skills
•    Combined 8+ years project / program management experience with at least 4 years of that dedicated to hands-on project management. 
•    Experienced dedicated to managing enterprise level software application development projects for 1 or more of the following functions: Sales, Marketing, Channel & Alliances, Professional Services. 
•    Proven experience in managing multiple large programs/projects, in enterprise environments delivering business applications for one or more business functions
•    Experience with Agile traits and techniques: Lean design, accommodating changing requirements, iterations, loop feedback with customer involvement. 
•    Demonstrated ability to drive Steering Committee meetings with executive management with solid experience in decision making
•     Excellent communication skills, problem solving, conflict / resolution management, active listening, time management, and interpersonal skills
•     Demonstrated consistent ability to lead cross-functional teams and deliver technical solutions while mitigating or removing hurdles / obstacles. Has a track record of overcoming project crisis. 
•    Ability to be straightforward, articulate well, and have exceptional listening skills. Demonstrated consistent ability to lead cross-functional teams and deliver solutions 
•    Agile Scrum Master Certified  or equivalent experience

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

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