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Project Manager
North Chicago, Illinois
Contract Position
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Applied on April 16, 2021
Job Id #46513 Posted March 26, 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.
  • 1-6 years experience
  • Manager is open to remote candidates; top 5 things mgr is looking for is: microsoft project plan powerpoint point visios excel analysis outlook
Job Description:
  • Assist and support project manager.
  • Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets, and expenditures.
  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
  • Preparing presentations to update senior management on project’s progress and showcase the project’s value.
  • Organizing, attending, and participating in stakeholder meetings.
  • Tracking and communicating project risks and opportunities.
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met.
  • Determining project changes.
  • Providing administrative support as needed.
  • Undertaking project tasks and delegating to team members.
  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.
  • Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members.
  • Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective.
  • Project Coordinator
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field of study.
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related field.
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Project Plan.
  • Knowledge of file management, transcription, Sharepoint, other administrative procedures.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines.

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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