IT Project Manager

Spectraforce

North Chicago, Illinois


21 days ago

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IT Project Manager
Spectraforce
North Chicago, Illinois

21 days ago

Job Description

Title: IT Project Manager
Location: Chicago, IL Hybrid (2-3 days a week)
Duration: 6months
 
Description:
Top 5 Skill sets
1. Finance Projects
2. Agile Project Management and Portfolio Management
3. Data warehouse, Analytics, Oracle EPM, Data Governance
4. Can handle multiple projects
5. Strong Written and Verbal Skills, Executive presence
 
The Project Manager will play a critical role in leading technology projects focused on finance transformation. This individual will be responsible for managing projects related to data and analytics, including Data Warehouse, Data Hub, Data Governance, Analytics, and Predictive Analytics. Familiarity with Oracle EPM (Enterprise Performance Management) is advantageous. The ideal candidate will have a background in corporate financial systems and experience managing finance projects. Additionally, expertise in Agile methodologies, Agile portfolio management, Agile funding, and executive presence are essential for success in this role.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead technology projects related to finance transformation, with a focus on data and analytics initiatives such as Data Warehouse, Data Hub, Data Governance, Analytics, and Predictive Analytics.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including finance, IT, and business stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Develop project plans, timelines, and budgets, and effectively manage project resources to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Monitor project progress, identify risks and issues, and implement mitigation strategies to keep projects on track.
  • Communicate project status, milestones, and key decisions to stakeholders, including executive leadership.
  • Manage Agile portfolios and funding allocations for technology projects, ensuring alignment with business priorities and objectives.
  • Provide executive presence and leadership in project governance forums, steering committees, and executive briefings.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement within the project team and across the organization.
Knowledge:
  • In-depth knowledge of data and analytics concepts and technologies, including Data Warehouse, Data Hub, Data Governance, Analytics, and Predictive Analytics.
  • Familiarity with Oracle EPM (Enterprise Performance Management) is a plus.
  • Understanding of corporate financial systems and processes, with experience managing finance projects.
  • Proficiency in Agile methodologies and Agile portfolio management.
 Skills/Abilities:
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to lead complex technology projects from initiation to completion.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to effectively engage with diverse audiences including technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker, with the ability to align technology initiatives with business objectives and priorities.
  • Analytical mindset, with the ability to analyze data and metrics to drive informed decision-making.
  • Leadership presence, with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams towards project goals.
  • Adaptability and resilience, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
 Qualifications/Certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Finance, or related field.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent.
  • Certification in Agile methodologies (e.g., Certified Scrum Master, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner) is preferred.
  • Experience with Oracle EPM (Enterprise Performance Management) is advantageous.
 Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Finance, or related field.
 
Experience:
  • Minimum of 7-8 years of experience in project management, with a focus on technology projects related to finance transformation.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and Agile portfolio management.
  • Experience managing data and analytics projects, including Data Warehouse, Data Hub, Data Governance, Analytics, and Predictive Analytics.
  • Familiarity with corporate financial systems and processes, with experience managing finance projects.
 
Competencies:
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Financial Acumen
  • Data and Analytics
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $59.33/hr.

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