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Chicago, Illinois Bayforce
Our direct client in Chicago has an immediate need for a SharePoint Project Manager. MUST BE LOCAL TO CHICAGO (NORTH CHICAGO) Primary Function Develop, execute and manage project(s) within the defined scope. Lead all aspects of the project life-cycle, working with project sponsorskey stakeholders, team members, and management to oversee all phases of project completion. Build and manage projectrsquos work breakdown structure, milestones, risks, issues, and deliverables within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of the project. Ensure transparent reporting of project status, issues, risks, and financials. Emphasis on expertise in following Tools ndash MS Project, SmartSheet, Clarity, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint. Key Responsibilities Initiate and Plan Project Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives, financials and deliverables. bull Project Control Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect the project working with business and IT management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution. Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget. bull Executing and Closing Project Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed. Leads team in delivering project scope. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders. bull Project Communication Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate program status and decision support information to project teams, business, and IT management. Makes recommendations based on current project status to resolve issues and manage risks. bull Project Team Management Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities. Motivates project team in order to deliver project outcomes. bull Quality Management Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and functional policies and procedures. bull Decisions Make decisions that impact project level activities. Qualifications bull Bachelor degree in Business, Information SystemsComputer Science or related discipline, or equivalent experience. bull Demonstrated experience in managing projects. bull Expertise in Microsoft Project bull Expertise in Excel bull Expertise in PowerPoint bull Expertise in MS Word bull Expertise in Requirements Gathering bull Expertise in Documentation bull Excellent Verbal and Written Communication bull Expertise in using and configuring Clarity andor SmartSheet Tools bull Expertise in SharePoint bull Expertise in creating Dashboards (Using Excel, SmartSheet and or other similar tools) bull General expertise in Tools, Technology and Software bull At least 4 years experience in project management, business systems analysis, or software development, with a minimum of 3 year experience managing projects bull Individual must be able to work full time on-site Preferred Qualifications bull PMP Certification bull Pharmaceutical experience