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Project Manager

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Code: 242
# of openings: 1

Description

Project Manager

The Project Manager is the forefront client-facing member of a cross-functional team and serves as the primary Web consultant and project lead.  The Project Manager is the primary project expert ensuring all business and project goals are met while also managing all aspects of the project schedule, resources and budgets. The right person for this job is attuned to anticipate and negotiate. Seeking Managers with "agile" methodology and someone who has participated, or even led, daily scrums.

RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                             

  • Serves as a consultant to clients on all project issues including Web and application design and development, collaborative models and software methodologies, and budget recommendations and negotiations
  • Creates organization methods and tools specific to individual projects as needed for project success
  • Leads project team to ensure deadlines are met, and within budget
  • Manages all activities within project team to ensure progress is sustained and project goals are fulfilled
  • Effectively communicates and controls project scope, schedules, assignments, and open issues both with the internal team and clients
  • Manages project finances; monitors and controls expenses and communicates variances with management and clients
  • Proactively predicts and communicates issues/risks and consults with clients and team leads to find creative solutions
  • Exercises authority to make decisions and resolve disputes; escalates issues to Engagement Director when necessary
  • Effectively leads and facilitates project meetings and presentations
  • Manages support contracts and issue tracking for clients
  • Acts as the project expert retaining and communicating all project history
  • Supports the development of Account Management programs and processes 

 REQUIREMENTS:                                        

 Education: Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent experience               

 Experience:Requires a minimum of 5 years of project management experience with a history in enterprise and mobile WCM implementations

  • Agile experience is preferred
  • Expert knowledge of Web practices and technologies
  • Independent thinking and decision making skills
  • Mastery of project management practices
  • Broad understanding of software development methodologies is preferred
  • Professional experience with industry standard project management tools including Microsoft Project, time tracking, and budget tracking
  • Strong analytical, planning, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic negotiation skills
  • Sales and consulting experience preferred
  • Capable of managing multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment
  • This position may require 25-50% travel

About us:

Siteworx is an award-winning interactive agency with deep roots in agile design, Web content management (WCM) and systems integration. For more than a decade, we’ve tapped an uncommon blend of technology and design know-how to discover, create and deploy best in class Web and mobile experiences that deliver business results. Siteworx was recently named to the IMA's Top 10 Agencies of 2011 and has been recognized among KMWorld's 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management for the last three consecutive years. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Siteworx maintains full-service offices in San Francisco, CA, Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Raleigh, NC, Rochester, NY and New York, NY. Learn more at www.siteworx.com.

Siteworx employees are a unique mix of creative and technical individuals whose skill and dedication have won acclaim and loyalty from our many high profile clients. We are passionate about our work and about our lives, and our culture emphasizes the need to balance them.

Siteworx offers competitive salary and benefits including health, dental and life insurance; 401k plan with employer contribution; vacation, holiday and sick leave; and education reimbursement plan. EOE/M/F/D/V





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