Randstad Project Manager (IT) in Chicago, Illinois

Project Manager (IT)

job details:

  • location:Chicago, IL

  • date posted:Monday, January 7, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:663558

job description

Project Manager (IT)

job summary:

Responsible for the coordination, oversight, and execution to agreed schedule of a program and/or assigned projects for the Capital Markets product group within Corporate & Institutional Services

Major duties include:

  1. Provide leadership of virtual team in all phases of the project: from initiation, during implementation, and through roll out. Establish effective working relationships with business, product, and IT partners to ensure efficient processes are followed.

  2. Engage appropriate management, partners and any other relevant parties necessary for successful completion of project as virtual team or ad hoc contributors during planning and implementation. Ensure dependencies are clearly understood, roles and responsibilities are defined and appropriately assigned to virtual team.

  3. Prepare documentation to support project goals, ensuring agreement among stakeholders, and justification for project expenditures.

  4. Facilitate program or project execution through proper communication and standardized documentation:

  • Design and maintain a project plan for execution and manage project to clearly-defined timeline

  • Prepare and/or delegate procedural documentation, flowcharts, etc.

  • Track all decisions, actions, risks and issues; work with relevant partners to resolve and escalate as needed

  • Regularly communicate project status, progress and updates to virtual team and any other stakeholders, through defined standard processes and ad hoc, as needed

  • Ensure impact to changes in cost or time are understood by virtual team and management

  • Proactively escalate any risks or issues to virtual team and management

  1. Ensures the Client methodologies and standards are followed on all change initiatives and in regard to risk management.

  2. Maintain accurate and timely budget forecast and actual spend.

Qualifications:

Requires significant experience in program & project management and change initiatives; covering such areas as product development, IT, client service, and operations. A proven track record of success managing programs/projects in a fast paced environment with challenging deadlines, multiple priorities and limited resources.

  • Must have strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills to manage complex projects.

  • Requires excellent communication skills (both written and oral) to consult with project stakeholders and management regarding status of projects.

  • Demonstrate ability to quickly establish credibility and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Experience in financial services, particularly asset servicing/custody desired.

  • Knowledge of Capital Markets Products (Foreign Exchange, Brokerage, and Securities Lending) is a plus.

  • PMI Certifications (PMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP) a plus

  • Agile certifications and/or experience in executing in Agile Scrum methodology a plus

location: Chicago, Illinois

job type: Contract

work hours: 9am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

Responsible for the coordination, oversight, and execution to agreed schedule of a program and/or assigned projects for the Capital Markets product group within Corporate & Institutional Services

Major duties include:

  1. Provide leadership of virtual team in all phases of the project: from initiation, during implementation, and through roll out. Establish effective working relationships with business, product, and IT partners to ensure efficient processes are followed.

  2. Engage appropriate management, partners and any other relevant parties necessary for successful completion of project as virtual team or ad hoc contributors during planning and implementation. Ensure dependencies are clearly understood, roles and responsibilities are defined and appropriately assigned to virtual team.

  3. Prepare documentation to support project goals, ensuring agreement among stakeholders, and justification for project expenditures.

  4. Facilitate program or project execution through proper communication and standardized documentation:

  • Design and maintain a project plan for execution and manage project to clearly-defined timeline

  • Prepare and/or delegate procedural documentation, flowcharts, etc.

  • Track all decisions, actions, risks and issues; work with relevant partners to resolve and escalate as needed

  • Regularly communicate project status, progress and updates to virtual team and any other stakeholders, through defined standard processes and ad hoc, as needed

  • Ensure impact to changes in cost or time are understood by virtual team and management

  • Proactively escalate any risks or issues to virtual team and management

  1. Ensures the Client methodologies and standards are followed on all change initiatives and in regard to risk management.

  2. Maintain accurate and timely budget forecast and actual spend.

Qualifications:

Requires significant experience in program & project management and change initiatives; covering such areas as product development, IT, client service, and operations. A proven track record of success managing programs/projects in a fast paced environment with challenging deadlines, multiple priorities and limited resources.

  • Must have strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills to manage complex projects.

  • Requires excellent communication skills (both written and oral) to consult with project stakeholders and management regarding status of projects.

  • Demonstrate ability to quickly establish credibility and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Experience in financial services, particularly asset servicing/custody desired.

  • Knowledge of Capital Markets Products (Foreign Exchange, Brokerage, and Securities Lending) is a plus.

  • PMI Certifications (PMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP) a plus

  • Agile certifications and/or experience in executing in Agile Scrum methodology a plus

qualifications:

Responsible for the coordination, oversight, and execution to agreed schedule of a program and/or assigned projects for the Capital Markets product group within Corporate & Institutional Services

Major duties include:

  1. Provide leadership of virtual team in all phases of the project: from initiation, during implementation, and through roll out. Establish effective working relationships with business, product, and IT partners to ensure efficient processes are followed.

  2. Engage appropriate management, partners and any other relevant parties necessary for successful completion of project as virtual team or ad hoc contributors during planning and implementation. Ensure dependencies are clearly understood, roles and responsibilities are defined and appropriately assigned to virtual team.

  3. Prepare documentation to support project goals, ensuring agreement among stakeholders, and justification for project expenditures.

  4. Facilitate program or project execution through proper communication and standardized documentation:

  • Design and maintain a project plan for execution and manage project to clearly-defined timeline

  • Prepare and/or delegate procedural documentation, flowcharts, etc.

  • Track all decisions, actions, risks and issues; work with relevant partners to resolve and escalate as needed

  • Regularly communicate project status, progress and updates to virtual team and any other stakeholders, through defined standard processes and ad hoc, as needed

  • Ensure impact to changes in cost or time are understood by virtual team and management

  • Proactively escalate any risks or issues to virtual team and management

  1. Ensures the Client methodologies and standards are followed on all change initiatives and in regard to risk management.

  2. Maintain accurate and timely budget forecast and actual spend.

Qualifications:

Requires significant experience in program & project management and change initiatives; covering such areas as product development, IT, client service, and operations. A proven track record of success managing programs/projects in a fast paced environment with challenging deadlines, multiple priorities and limited resources.

  • Must have strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills to manage complex projects.

  • Requires excellent communication skills (both written and oral) to consult with project stakeholders and management regarding status of projects.

  • Demonstrate ability to quickly establish credibility and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Experience in financial services, particularly asset servicing/custody desired.

  • Knowledge of Capital Markets Products (Foreign Exchange, Brokerage, and Securities Lending) is a plus.

  • PMI Certifications (PMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP) a plus

  • Agile certifications and/or experience in executing in Agile Scrum methodology a plus

skills: Responsible for the coordination, oversight, and execution to agreed schedule of a program and/or assigned projects for the Capital Markets product group within Corporate & Institutional Services

Major duties include:

  1. Provide leadership of virtual team in all phases of the project: from initiation, during implementation, and through roll out. Establish effective working relationships with business, product, and IT partners to ensure efficient processes are followed.

  2. Engage appropriate management, partners and any other relevant parties necessary for successful completion of project as virtual team or ad hoc contributors during planning and implementation. Ensure dependencies are clearly understood, roles and responsibilities are defined and appropriately assigned to virtual team.

  3. Prepare documentation to support project goals, ensuring agreement among stakeholders, and justification for project expenditures.

  4. Facilitate program or project execution through proper communication and standardized documentation:

  • Design and maintain a project plan for execution and manage project to clearly-defined timeline

  • Prepare and/or delegate procedural documentation, flowcharts, etc.

  • Track all decisions, actions, risks and issues; work with relevant partners to resolve and escalate as needed

  • Regularly communicate project status, progress and updates to virtual team and any other stakeholders, through defined standard processes and ad hoc, as needed

  • Ensure impact to changes in cost or time are understood by virtual team and management

  • Proactively escalate any risks or issues to virtual team and management

  1. Ensures the Client methodologies and standards are followed on all change initiatives and in regard to risk management.

  2. Maintain accurate and timely budget forecast and actual spend.

Qualifications:

Requires significant experience in program & project management and change initiatives; covering such areas as product development, IT, client service, and operations. A proven track record of success managing programs/projects in a fast paced environment with challenging deadlines, multiple priorities and limited resources.

  • Must have strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills to manage complex projects.

  • Requires excellent communication skills (both written and oral) to consult with project stakeholders and management regarding status of projects.

  • Demonstrate ability to quickly establish credibility and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Experience in financial services, particularly asset servicing/custody desired.

  • Knowledge of Capital Markets Products (Foreign Exchange, Brokerage, and Securities Lending) is a plus.

  • PMI Certifications (PMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP) a plus

  • Agile certifications and/or experience in executing in Agile Scrum methodology a plus

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