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Project Manager

Company: Ascent
Location: Hoffman Estates
Posted on: November 10, 2019

Job Description:

Job Req #: ?19-11773Job Description: ?Project Manager???????????Location: ?Hoffman Estates, ILJob Type:? Contract?Our client is a fortune 500 organization that provides digital products and services to the automotive industry.? They have major IT offices in Chicago, Seattle, Portland, San Jose, and Austin.? In 2019, they brought in a new CEO that is technology-focused and believes it?s important to keep custom development in house.?Key Responsibilities:?

  • Organizes and manages projects across multiple Product and Business functions, adhering to budgets, developing project plans, scheduling work assignments and monitoring progress
  • Manages the creation, approval of and adherence to detailed work plans across Product and Business groups and resources
  • Coordinates and interfaces with other internal and third party/vendor resources to manage dependencies and successful execution of the project
  • Defines and manages the execution of cross-functional, integrated testing plans involving Product and Business teams
  • Manages contact with stakeholders and team members through the completion of the project;
  • Manages changes to scope, schedule and project costs
  • Provides status reports, tracking and managing risks and issues, and escalating where necessary
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. ?Qualifications:?
    • Strong communication skills; verbal, written and presentation
    • Experience managing large cross functional business and Product teams and/or multiyear projects. Experience with project management tools and structured methodologies;
    • Expertise with standard software products for project management including MS Office Suite, MS Project, Confluence and Visio.
    • Ability to interface effectively with multiple functions/organizations to identify and negotiate project required resources;
    • Strong team leadership and ability to provide day-to-day task direction to team members;
    • Ability to conduct effective team meetings both onsite and virtual;
    • Detail oriented with good time management and organizational skills to meet critical deadlines;
    • Flexible with regard to changes in project requirements and shifting priorities;
    • Ability to interface and present to all levels of the organization;
    • Ability to effectively multiple projects at the same time;
    • Ability to manage across formal organizational lines;
    • Ability to assign responsibility to all levels of the project team and hold team accountable for deliverables.?Samuel KellerTechnical Recruiter303-694-5497?About Ascent:The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences.? As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve.? Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization.? Become one of ASG's candidates and experience the difference!?

      Company Description:

      About Ascent:Ascent is a leading national technology consulting and professional services firm that focuses on tactical and strategic consulting. Ascent---s fundamental business is providing staffing services to Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, and Life Sciences. We focus the majority of our efforts in Staff Augmentation support of Large Enterprise Clients who utilize a Vendor Management System. Ascent works as both a reliable supplier in support of programs, as well as a Strategic Advisor in support of enterprise efforts to establish best in class preferred vendor programs. Ascent was ranked in the 2007 and 2008 Inc. 500 and recognized specifically for its innovative work in staff augmentation support of Large Enterprise preferred vendor accounts.If you are ready to propel your career to new heights--- read on. We are looking for talented and dedicated colleagues to join our phenomenal team. At Ascent, we have created an environment where culture, commitment and opportunity converge to yield a truly unique place to work. We know that every employee has something important to say and that every employee is integral to our success. Where else can you walk over to a founder and talk about your ideas to help build our business and have that idea implemented in 48 hours? More importantly, we do everything we can to make sure our employees not only have great jobs, but great lives.

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