Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure

Jira, Confluence, project management, Project Manager, Scrum
Full Time
$120,000 - $140,000

Job Description

McCann Partners has partnered with a Chicago based financial firm to hire Sr Project Manager for a full time position located in the Chicago Office. This position will require candidate to be on site 2 days a week.

Our client is looking for hardworking, enthusiastic people to join them in their mission to help investors reach their financial goals. In turn, they offer people an environment that fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, offers dynamic career paths, and rewards employees for helping the organization thrive.

An ideal candidate has a strong background coordinating the work of globally distributed teams on complex projects. Experience owning, planning, and driving projects to completion including the oversight of multiple project plans and key metrics, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced environment is critical.

The location for these roles will be in Chicago.

Responsibilities:

  • For product development roles, develop an in-depth understanding of our products and services. For operations roles, develop an in-depth understanding of our business processes, corporate systems and infrastructure.
  • Create and oversee project timelines, tasks/responsibilities, and deliverables for assigned projects working with various global delivery teams on implementation.
  • Communicate regular project status updates across all stakeholder groups.
  • Identify, monitor, and mitigate project risks.
  • Work with external and internal project stakeholders to define and document project scope, detailed functional, non-functional, and technical requirements when needed.
  • Partner with groups throughout the organization to proactively manage dependencies.
  • Cultivate a culture of team collaboration along with open and honest communication.
  • Analyze key metrics impacting project progress and/or project team performance and work with the business to resolve any issues/impediments.
  • Focus on continuous process improvement through feedback loops, coaching, retrospectives, and individual improvement to help the team achieve optimal performance.
  • For product development roles, understand, adopt, and drive the organization’s Agile Scrum framework and serve as Scrum Master in managing sprints and working with team members to resolve issues and eliminate roadblocks where needed.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Prior project management experience - Project Managers 3+ years, Senior Project Managers 5+ years.
  • A demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects concurrently.
  • Proven success in and flexibility to facilitate global team collaboration.
  • Strong leadership, communication, time management, problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to influence decision-making processes and foster an environment of healthy team debate.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and can keep a team on track.
  • Effective at coaching teams and providing feedback to stakeholders/executives.
  • Possess strong active listening skills.
  • Experience with traditional and agile project-management frameworks.
  • For product development roles, must have a strong knowledge of Agile practices including demonstrated experience in applying an Agile mindset with Agile certification a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with online project management software including Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence, etc.), Asana, or similar.
  • This position is not sponsored. You must be permanently authorized to work in the U.S.

Our clients’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated or submit to regular testing to work in any office. The vaccine policy may be modified to comply with evolving legal requirements and other changing circumstances.

We’re Chicago-based and Chicago proud. McCann Partners’ leadership launched in 2011 to create a different kind of recruitment firm, one where relationships come first and community matters. We’re not just placing talent; we’re making Chicago a brighter place to work and live

Dice Id : 10507412
Position Id : AC482
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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