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Project Manager
Waukegan, Illinois
Contract Position
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Applied on March 7, 2021
Job Id #45498 Posted February 3, 2021


Description:

  • This position is NonExempt.
  • Hours over 40 will be paid at Time and a Half.
  • Manages/directs the activities and people associated with small to large scale projects with a focus on any or several non-IT business applications and disciplines.
  • Manage/direct all facets of single or multiple, multidimensional, mission-critical projects through the Full Project Life Cycle.
  • Collaborate/work with project sponsors, business units and users to identify project scope and focus, develop or monitor project initiatives, implement project requirements/plans/processes/tools, assign/guide/monitor project staff, and assure project success. Deliver quality project solutions to business problems or issues within defined budgets and/or timelines.
  • Provide expert project guidance/support proactively through project completion.
  • Provide tracking, reporting, and presentation to management and users.
  • 7+ years experience
  • Develop, execute and manage IT projects for a fast paced, multi-year, global, indirect procurement implementation.
  • Expedite, manage and coordinate a multitude of interrelated IT project activities within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of projects.
  • Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives and deliverables.
  • Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect projects working with department, divisional management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution.
  • Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget.
  • Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed.
  • Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders. Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to Project Team, Department and Division management.
  • Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities.
  • Supervises and motivates cross-functional project team of business analysts, developers, and validation analysts.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Manages Projects at the department or division level.
  • Makes decisions that impact projects or Departments.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • At least 6 years of experience in project management, business systems analysis, software development or deployment, with a minimum of 3 years of experience managing projects.
  • Experience in managing master data governance projects a plus.

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.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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