IT Project Manager

  • Modis,
  • Chicago, IL
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Accounting, Agile, Excel, Knowledge Management, Manager, Management, PowerPoint, Project, Project Management, Project Manager, Security
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description




Our client in downtown Chicago, IL is currently seeking an IT Project Manager with enterprise-wide applications implementation experience to lead an Accounting System upgrade. The client uses primarily a Waterfall methodology with some Agile. Relevant recent Waterfall experience is required for this role. This position is a Direct Hire opportunity!




Responsibilities of this IT Project Manager
  • PMs manage 3-5 projects depending on size, complexity and priority.
  • The ideal candidate needs to REALLY understand Project Management methodology and deliverables so well that they can tell when they apply and when to deviate from the standards. Someone who comes from an ultra-structured environment and wouldn't be comfortable deviating from the standards when it makes sense aren't a good fit.
  • Reports to the IT Project Management Manager. They have 3 senior PMs and 3 PMs, currently - this 4th PM will be a new headcount (due to increased workload). This is a centralized IT project management group that supports all of the 20 global offices. The PMs support all IT Projects across the various Portfolios Accounting, HR, Marketing, Core IT, Security, Infrastructure, Knowledge Management etc.
  • Will have opportunity to actively hands-on manage and drive the project, rather than just going through the project management motions like creating documentation etc.
  • Will interact with a lot of vendors - can use market contacts
  • Will have opportunities to contribute to the framework, methodologies, etc., of the PM team





Minimum Requirements for this IT Project Manager
  • Candidates should have enterprise-wide applications implementation Examples of applications relevant to the Sidley world include, but are not limited to, accounting, HR, knowledge management, document management, and learning management systems.
  • Based on hiring manager feedback, candidates who have been a part of an applicable enterprise applications project throughout the entire process (vendor selection and procurement, working with the vendor + business to implement, etc.) are vastly preferred over candidates who have been a part of those projects for a short period of time
  • Candidates should have some sort of PPM tool experience or experience managing projects in MS Project (not just Excel or PowerPoint). PPM tool is Workfront (experience using it is a plus, but definitely not a requirement).
  • This person will be interacting with a wide variety of people at all levels across the organization. Excellent communication sk



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