IT Project Manager - Military veterans preferred

2022-07-25
WALGREENS
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chicago
Illinois
United States

Job Summary:

Responsible for managing smaller projects or aspects of a larger project. Manages schedule, progress, and provides feedback to the project team and project leadership.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages small projects, or aspects of larger ones. May participate in team members formal assessments.
  • Creates, monitors, and updates a detailed project plan. Helps establish work plan and assists with the staffing for each phase of project, including recruitment / assignment of personnel.
  • Provides management and strategic direction to a team and is responsible for the project development, budget and schedule. Establish goals, negotiates project commitments and develops project plans.
  • Reviews and provides input into the project scope definition. Coordinates development and approval of the business and technical requirements documents.
  • Coordinates the formulation and definition of technical scope and objectives in collaboration with technical subject matter experts.
  • Assists with the resolution of issues and escalates those that may not have an established precedence.
  • Represents the company with contractors, suppliers, customers, departments, and other parties as required.
  • Coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure projects progress on schedule and within budget.
  • Recommends and makes adjustments to the project plan and staffing.
  • Monitors, measures, and reports on project progress to management and clients.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years of experience leading complex business and/or technology projects, or High School diploma/GED and at least 5 years of experience leading complex business and/or technology projects.
  • At least 2 years of experience developing a project plan including the charter, scope, project management approach, management plans, statement of work, cost estimates, schedule.
  • At least 2 years of experience in working with cross-functional teams and staff of all levels
  • Experience managing a project budget of up to $250,000.
  • Knowledge of project management best practices, including knowledge of PMBOK or knowledge of waterfall or agile methodologies.
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Project (for example: reorganizing large or complex projects into master and subprojects, optimizing resource assignments across projects, tracking schedules for completeness and/or budget on complex, connecting project managers, teams and data across the organization).
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: adding developer tab, creating a macro, formatting table style, inserting comments and/or creating a mail merge).
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).
  • Advanced level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: changing picture styles, customizing animation and/or setting automatic slide timings).
  • At least 1 year of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross-functional team leadership.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of COBIT, Planview, and ITIL.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 5 years’ experience leading complex business and/or technology projects, or High School diploma/GED and at least 8 years’ experience leading complex business and/or technology projects