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Brunswick IT Project Manager in Mettawa, Illinois

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Position Summary

The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of IT projects from request to completion. The IT Project Manager ensures that established processes and methodologies are followed to ensure that projects are completed according to the needs of the business.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Given a set of customer requirements, prepare project charters defining project objectives, deliverables, scope, schedule, risks, assumptions, constraints and financial impact.

  • Given a project charter, define project resource needs, timelines and project methodology necessary for successful project completion.

  • Following an established project methodology, manage a portfolio of projects from inception to successful completion.

  • During the course of each project, manage the project resources, identify and mitigate risk, document and resolve issues, and take the necessary actions to accomplish project objectives and meet project schedules.

  • Form and lead project teams consisting of a diverse group of committed resources including employees, vendors and other external parties.

  • Prepare, manage and publish all relevant project documentation including project charters, meeting minutes, issues lists, budget reports, work breakdown schedules and status reports in a timely manner.

  • Effectively communicate organizationally the status of all assigned projects, identifying any risks to deliverables, schedule or budget.

  • Participate in the management of the Brunswick IT PMO (Project Management Office).

  • Participate in developing the project management skills of the organization by supporting a continuous improvement environment. Provide assistance to other project managers when possible, identify opportunities for process improvements, and regularly enhance skills through continuing education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The ability to lead or manage teams is required.

  • Excellent customer service skills are required. Must be able to deal effectively with a variety of customers in a demanding and service-oriented climate.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are required.

  • Must be organized, detail oriented and able to complete work in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Must work with little or no supervision and be able to use common sense to make decisions within area of responsibility.

  • Knowledge of the PMI project management standards is required.

  • Experience using ServiceNow is required.

  • Experience using Microsoft Azure DevOps is required

  • Knowledge of both Waterfall and Agile project management is preferred

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor Degree or higher is preferred.

  • Previous project management experience is required.

  • Previous IT experience is preferred.

  • Advanced education and certification in relevant fields is beneficial.

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