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Company: Cloud Data Systems Inc
Contact Name: Sri

Job Details: Project Manager - EPMO Date: Oct 15 2019

Job Reference: 357003
Job Category: IT Jobs [ View All IT Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Recruiter
Employment type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors
Experience: 4 years
Location: North Chicago, Illinois, 60064
Job Skills: Project Management experience
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* Work collaboratively with project stakeholders to develop a comprehensive project plan based on approved funding, and obtain commitment to the plan.
* Lead the effective and efficient delivery of technical projects, including: Scope, Schedule, Cost, Quality, Organization and Communications, Staffing and other resource needs, and Risk and Issue Management.
* Accountable for final delivery of all project deliverables – leverages business & technical understanding to ensure appropriate review and quality validation occurs for deliverables.
* Establish strong project governance from the outset of a project and ensure governance mechanisms are functioning properly.
* Create / build / update project schedules, Project Charters, Project Plans, and Status Reports, and work breakdown structures. Create the detailed project/program schedule. Realistically anticipate/identify resource needs, including artifact needs and project team and expertise. Set priorities, define dependencies, schedule activities, prepare acceptance criteria and organize work for one or more large projects.
* Develop and maintain relationships with project stakeholders and business leads in order to understand products/velocity and unique LOB items
* Support PDL (through matrixed reporting) to drive deliverables and activities, remove barriers, and escalate risks/issues (as required).
* Plan for and anticipate events outside of immediate responsibility. Anticipate problems and obstacles before they arise. Set priorities with a proper sense of urgency and importance. Develop creative ideas and take innovative action to achieve planned goals and objectives.
* Effectively manage project work within the stated scope. Implement and manage Scope Change Control processes and update project plans based on approved changes. Determine which changes are essential and estimate their impact on the project. Ensure changes do not expand scope beyond acceptable levels. Keep a change record and tracks progress.
* Manage assigned projects, subprojects / work efforts using appropriate HCSC internal processes and Project Management Lifecycle Framework standards, tools and processes. Monitor project documentation for quality and compliance. Create / implement remediation plans as necessary to return project to compliant status.
* Utilizing the company’s cost management techniques, efficiently and effectively track costs in time, resources and other factors that impact the approved budget of a project. Clearly communicate project variances related to actual project hours and costs against the project estimates and budget. Develop corrective action plans.
* Demonstrate resourcefulness and creativity in staffing with limited resources, budgets and / or time.
* Create / implement project organization and communication plans which enable the project team to effectively work together to meet project objectives. Communicate effectively with project stakeholders, staff and management on a timely basis on status, issues, risks, project goals, objectives, and any other relevant information. Schedule and lead project team meetings and steering committee meetings as required. Prepare meeting agendas and meeting minutes, distribute meeting documentation, and maintain and monitor Action Item listings. Compile information for presentations for Senior Leadership as needed. Assess and quantify project risks and document mitigation and contingency plans. Create and maintain project documentation library and project control book.
* Maintain control of all action items and issues with planned completion dates, and efficiently reports status and resolution to management.
* Perform the analysis, identification, planning and control of those elements of a project that might cause failure during its implementation, and develop plans that include prevention, contingencies and preparation of alternatives.
* Recommend alternative technical approaches, and direct cross-portfolio / product team efforts to meet aggressive timelines.
* Facilitate meetings and processes by focusing participants on meeting objectives, encouraging participation all attendees to explore all sides of an issue, and bringing discussions to a reasonable conclusion with consensus.
* Recognize and overcome obstacles which could delay or inhibit the accomplishment of team, project and personal goals.
* Understand, help refine, and apply project management standards and guidelines developed by the EPMO.

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