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Project Manager

Job Description

Job Description | Project Manager


Strive Consulting offers the opportunity for top business and technology professionals to determine how and where they work by partnering with an award-winning consulting firm. Strive is a national business and technology consulting firm, that is consistently named one of the best places to work by Glassdoor and Best & Brightest.  


As a Strive Affiliate, you will work on a contract-basis and will have access to fixed duration, project-based opportunities. You will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations. In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Strive’s clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today’s biggest business challenges.  



Responsibilities 


  •             Lead direct reports, providing coaching and development and ensuring objectives are aligned with     strategic goals and business initiatives.

•       Ensure area projects are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget and executed based on defined project management.


•       Collaborate with business executives, business stakeholders, IT Leaders and other IT functions to ensure technology(ies) needs are acceptable, successful and align cross functions.


•       Responsible for managing third party vendor relationships and ensures vendor performance meets company deliverables.


•       Responsible to maintain technology, ensuring systems are stable to support business operations.


•       Work with team to minimize and negate disruption to the business.


•       Manage and adhere to IT Service Level Agreements (SLA) through scorecard reporting and data analysis.


•       Responsible for ensuring employees are compliant with defined IT standards, policies, and processes.


•       Establish and manage relationships with stakeholders by attending meetings, establishing a cadence of communication, and meeting commitments.


•       Understands business and strategic initiatives and provides innovative solutions that add value to the current and future business.


•       Leverages emerging technologies and industry best practices to ensure optimum support of technologies.


•       Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.


•       Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.


•       Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions.      

  •              Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures.

Job Requirements

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of project management / program management experience required.
  • Has managed budgets more than $3M.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.
  • Strong knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment and computer hardware and software.
  • Strong knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Strong knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods.
  • Strong knowledge of computer software, such as Visual Basic, Java, SQL, etc.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • MBA or other related advanced degree
  • PMI or PMP certification
  • Agile background
  • Experience working in healthcare, retail, pharmacy

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Greater Chicago Area
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate $50.00 - $60.00 /Hour
Store Type IT & Technical
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Company Overview

Strive Consulting

We accomplish this through a unique, multi-disciplinary approach that blends top talent, creative problem-solving and the expertise needed to deliver highly effective solutions. What sets us apart is the depth of knowledge across our Management Consulting, Data & Analytics, and Technology Enablement practices, combined with a flexible model that enables us to meet your specific needs – from advisory and solution delivery to strategic staffing. Learn More

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Strive Consulting
Company:
US-IL-Greater Chicago Area
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Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
$50.00 - $60.00 /Hour
Pay Rate:
IT & Technical
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Job Description

Job Description | Project Manager


Strive Consulting offers the opportunity for top business and technology professionals to determine how and where they work by partnering with an award-winning consulting firm. Strive is a national business and technology consulting firm, that is consistently named one of the best places to work by Glassdoor and Best & Brightest.  


As a Strive Affiliate, you will work on a contract-basis and will have access to fixed duration, project-based opportunities. You will apply your skills and experience to help drive business transformation for leading organizations. In addition to delivering innovative solutions for Strive’s clients, you will work with a highly skilled, diverse network of people who are using the latest emerging technologies to address today’s biggest business challenges.  



Responsibilities 


  •             Lead direct reports, providing coaching and development and ensuring objectives are aligned with     strategic goals and business initiatives.

•       Ensure area projects are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget and executed based on defined project management.


•       Collaborate with business executives, business stakeholders, IT Leaders and other IT functions to ensure technology(ies) needs are acceptable, successful and align cross functions.


•       Responsible for managing third party vendor relationships and ensures vendor performance meets company deliverables.


•       Responsible to maintain technology, ensuring systems are stable to support business operations.


•       Work with team to minimize and negate disruption to the business.


•       Manage and adhere to IT Service Level Agreements (SLA) through scorecard reporting and data analysis.


•       Responsible for ensuring employees are compliant with defined IT standards, policies, and processes.


•       Establish and manage relationships with stakeholders by attending meetings, establishing a cadence of communication, and meeting commitments.


•       Understands business and strategic initiatives and provides innovative solutions that add value to the current and future business.


•       Leverages emerging technologies and industry best practices to ensure optimum support of technologies.


•       Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.


•       Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.


•       Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions.      

  •              Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures.

Job Requirements

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of project management / program management experience required.
  • Has managed budgets more than $3M.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.
  • Strong knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment and computer hardware and software.
  • Strong knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Strong knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods.
  • Strong knowledge of computer software, such as Visual Basic, Java, SQL, etc.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • MBA or other related advanced degree
  • PMI or PMP certification
  • Agile background
  • Experience working in healthcare, retail, pharmacy
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