Apex Systems, Inc. Enterprise PM Telecom-8051 in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6090860 THE EPM team is looking to fill two project manager positions. These positions are approved through the end of the year.nTop Skills:nEngineering project experience to help with TOPS billing system related work. a plusnOperations Product Management Implementation a plusnbusiness acumennability to drive accountabilitynstrong communicatornThis person will provide enterprise-wide project supportnTelecom experience is preferred and not requirednClear experience leading cross functionally across at least 5 functions (IT, MCSO, Marketing, Accounting, Supply chain) 20-30 points of the organization.nThe Project Manager will lead small to intermediate sized project teams and may occasionally act as sub-team lead for large projects. Ensures timely and accurate completion of assigned duties and responsibilities of the team members to meet the project and executive leaderships' expectations. Leads and/or participates in managing project integration, scope, time, costs and quality and communicates the status, risk and issues associated with each to the correct level(s) within the project structure and the organization to ensure that the project outcomes are achieved as defined, within budget and on time.nResponsibilitiesn•?Leads cross functional and consultant team members assigned during the duration of a project to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.n•?Provides leadership, coaching, and guidance on a continuous basis to project team members in the areas of project lifecycle, operating procedures, processes and practices.n•?Monitors workload of team members and provides feedback on individual and team performance.n•?Creates risk management plan to identify, analyze, monitor and respond to risks associated with the project to ensure ability to achieve expected outcomes, on time and on budget.n•?Leads activities required to complete project documents: project plan, project charter, scope, and project schedules.n•?Obtains appropriate level of approval for all project documentation and/or sub teams assigned to enusre appropriate understanding of expectations among all stakeholders.n•?Develops project cost estimates and budgets for assigned projects and initiates cost control measures to ensure projects budgets are met.n•?Communicates project status to team and business owners throughout the duration of the assignment and post implementation to make certain all impacted stakeholders have an understanding of risks, issues and activities related to the project.n• Occasionally assumes responsibility for procurement management related to the project to ensure proper selection, contract development and contract administration for vendors used during the project.n nThis associate will generally be responsible for managing projects with the following criteria:n• Revenue or cost responsibility between $250K to $1M per project;n• Typically last approximately 6 months to 1 year;n• Involve around 3-5 different departments within a functional area and may include multiple functional areas;n• Project teams are 10 to 20 associates;n• Lead 1-2 intermediate projects or track lead 1-2 large projects and may concurrently lead several small projectsnThe statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, abilities, and skills required of associates so classified. Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.nQualificationsn• Undergraduate degree or comparable experience required.n• Two or more years project management experience required.n• Three or more years of functional experience required.n• Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certificati n preferred.n• Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal and communication skills.n• Creates an environment that motivates, inspires and respects others.n• Ability to build team cohesiveness to achieve results.n• High organization and planning skills.n• Ability to self start and be versatile in a dynamic environment.n• Ability to promote a shared vision and customer focus.nEEO EmployernApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.nVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nati