Sr. Project Manager - Agile Planning

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Job Description

Our client is seeking a Sr. Project Manager Agile Planning .

Location: Chicago, IL

Position Type: Contract

Job Summary :

- This position leads and directs the staff and activities of an IT area which provides project management processes, standards, support and tools.

- Manages the relationships and acts as liaison between the development teams, client organizations, and other stakeholders throughout the project cycle.

- This position will be responsible for the management of multiple projects, both large and small.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities :

- Performs a combination of duties in accordance with departmental guidelines:

- Directs, plans, and controls all activities and staff of a project support area and has full management

- responsibility for performance and development of subordinate staff in accordance with corporate strategic directions.

- Oversees scheduling, team building, and maintains working relationships with functional areas outside of IT.

- Develops, plans, and schedules projects, and coordinates the activities of the area with other managers in the IT function.

- Communicates with senior leaders across the company on the status of initiatives as well as requesting assistance in resolving issues that arise

- Prepares, manages and reports on annual budget.

- Prepares activity and progress reports regarding assigned projects.

- Participates in the identification of project management standards and other processes which assist

- the functional business areas meet their strategic objectives.

- Stays up to date on trends and developments within functional area of expertise and the insurance industry.

- Works with PMO and IT Q&G leadership to identify improvements to current processes and participate in initiatives to implement change

- Participates with the Agile methodology team to further define the future state of the company s project delivery

- May perform additional duties as assigned.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities :

- In-depth knowledge of business unit's functions and systems.

- Senior level knowledge of client area's functions and systems.

- Experience working in an Agile environment.

- Senior level knowledge of project delivery in an IT environment

- Excellent management skills and ability to organize and plan effectively to meet both short and long

- range goals and objectives.

- Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively wit h peers, clients, IT management and subordinates. Proven expertise in fostering teams.

- Proven ability to lead and motivate others in accomplishing goals.

- Ability to exercise professional judgement and assume responsibility for decisions which have an impact on people, quality of service, and costs.

- Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and other business related software systems.

Education & Experience :

- Master's degree or equivalent experience.

- Typically a minimum of nine years of experience project leadership and previous supervisory/management experience.

- Applicable certifications preferred including PMP, CSM

Dice Id : mitchmar1
Position Id : MITCA000J21567
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