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IT Project Manager

Reference Number: JPILPM1356

IT Project Manager
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Chicago, IL
duration  13.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Education
Job Description

Description :


IT Project Manager Department IT Services (EAS)

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Program Director for Financial Systems Transformation, this person will be a member of the FST team and act as project manager supporting project leads in various workstreams, including retrofits, conversions, and related technical areas.

Responsibilities :

Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation including detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
Set up and maintain documentation and deliverables, etc. in central repository as needed.
Support project management through planning and communication with cross-functional teams across administrative and academic units.
Manage stakeholders and unit requirements through development of process flows.
Monitor and track project progress; escalating risks and issues to management as needed
Gather and analyze data from multiple sources across campus to inform decision-making (i.e., define and quantify the impact of various options for senior leaders)
Collaborate on development of communications, presentations, or special events as needed.
Coordinate events, research logistics, assist with planning and preparing presentations, event outreach, and post-event write ups.
Assist with other administrative projects as needed and acquire higher level guidance and skills.
Co-develop. manage and maintain the project plan
Manage risks and issues
Manage quality
Assign responsibilities
Deliver status reports to upper management
Escalate project issues and risks to the Project Steering Committee

Minimum Qualifications


Tier 1 ERP experience.
Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.


Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 3-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
Certifications: NA or None - None

Preferred Qualifications


Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Project Management Institute
MBA Experience
Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 3+ years of work experience in a related job discipline
Experience managing professional staff
Experience in establishing teams to achieve objectives
Experience with senior executive stakeholder management
Experience in higher education or nonprofit industry
Experience coordinating activities in complex projects from conception through successful conclusion
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio

Preferred Technical Experience

Experience with Oracle Cloud ERP
Experience working with Senior stakeholders (e.g., CIO) Preferred Competencies
Ability to manage individual and team assignments to deliver a defined outcome
Ability to manage competing priorities, work simultaneously on multiple initiatives, and meet deadlines
Strong project management, organizational and written and verbal communication skills
Ability to participate as a team player and positively influence a group
Demonstrated ability to utilize spreadsheet software and analyze data to interpret financial data, produce reports, and present statistical information
Experience with Microsoft Project or similar including, estimating of tasks, scheduling of tasks, juggling resources and priorities, Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Box Working Conditions
Ability to sit for short or extended time periods
Ability to stand for short or extended time periods
Ability to extensively use computer
Ability to make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements Application Documents

Note :

Travel? 50%
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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