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Project Manager

Chicago, IL · Information Technology
 IT Project Manager  
ID:  NRB-1502209
Location:  Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary:
  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of 2-3 strategic and critical projects/programs simultaneously, within the IT Security, Risk and Compliance team. 
  • Oversees all aspects of projects: planning, budget and resources. 
  • Sets deadlines and milestones, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. 
  • Manages the projects following the enterprise PMLC, a Waterfall framework. 
  • Delivers high quality artifacts and outcome through all phases of PMLC including Envision, Design, Build, and Activate (EDBA) as needed to realize measurable business results. 
  • Coaches, guides and trains project team members and other PMs on EDBA, PMLC and related artifacts and deliverables. 
  • Has discretion in making tactical decisions; provides input on strategic decisions to management as required. 
  • Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. 
  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. 
  • Provides direction, prioritization and structure to enable efficient implementation of assigned projects and initiatives. 
  • The Senior PM is expected to work independently and be able to drive successful project execution and delivery with minimal supervision. 
  • The Senior PM will deliver impactful projects/programs as assigned, and serve as change agent driving adoption of PMLC (Project Management Life Cycle) across the organization. 
Desired Skills/ Experience:
  • Undergraduate degree in business or technology 
  • Active PMP certification 
  • 8+ years work experience 
  • 7+ years managing projects in large organizations 
  • Experience managing Information Security or Compliance projects 
  • Experience working on projects related to CASB or DLP. 
  • Experience managing multiple large, complex projects across multiple functions 
  • Experience working directly with Senior Leadership 
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills. Able to communicate with and influence others at all levels of the organization to enact and embrace process changes that are not popular 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating, delegating and motivating cross functional groups or activities 
  • Exposure with change management/facilitation, enterprise communication and training 
  • Highly organized, and the ability to multi-task competing priorities 
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities 
  • Microsoft Suite -Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project proficiency 
  • Masters degree 
  • Lean Six Sigma certification and demonstrated successful execution using DMAIC or DFSS methodology 
  • Information Security certifications/training
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