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Project Manager
North Chicago, Illinois  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on January 22, 2022
Job Id #53286 Posted January 12, 2022


  • 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
  • Responsible for managing multiple new product innovation or supply chain projects, from beginning to end, with accountability for project execution.
  • Projects will include line extensions, reformulations, new products, new manufacturing processes and new package

Disciplined Project Management:

  • Deliver Project Excellence by incorporating best practices into project management to meet and/or exceed customer needs across the Project Management Process Groups:
    • Initiate projects and assure clear scope and success criteria.
    • Plan projects by establishing timelines & budgets. Identify opportunities to improve project planning and forecast accuracy.
    • Execute the project plan by facilitating meetings and managing resources (FTEs & costs) and deliverables. Identify and address synergies and/or conflicts across multiple projects.
    • Monitor and Control through reports & updates, managing risk, and effectively using systems. • Close projects by conducting lessons learned sessions and completing closeout documentation.
  • Identify trends across projects and propose systematic changes for broader application of lessons learned.
  • Effective Stakeholder Management including identifying stakeholders and providing clear and consistent communication, both oral and written, to all project stakeholders on key project elements such as scope, timeline, issues, etc


  • Ensure project scope and success criteria are clearly established; develop and manage project plans to meet deliverables.
  • Plan and facilitate regular cross functional team meetings
  • Maintain documentation and provide data management for project deliverables
  • identify communication plans for knowledge sharing across functional areas and project teams
  • Manage cross-functional project timeline and follow-up with project team members to ensure timely completion of tasks
  • Provide cross-functional forecasting, tracking, reporting and oversight on project budget & expenditure

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

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


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