Project Manager II

Location: Illinois, USA Salary: competitive
Sector: IT Type: contract

A fast growing life sciences company in Lake County, IL is looking for a Project Manager to join their expanding team.

Are you an experienced Project Manager looking for the next challenge? Then this could be what you have been looking for.

What will you be doing?

The role of the Sr. Manager, IT Service Management is to ensure that all global divisional needs, either for application solutions or infrastructure are documented, reviewed and submitted to be implemented per the user expectations. This position manages requests from the IT infrastructure organization on their user base, coordinating all projects and programs that extend to division users.

This position also monitors that these solutions are performing on a day-to-day basis as designed and as required. This includes monitoring and tracking the deployment, implementation, and post-implementation effectiveness of applications solutions through SLAs and other key performance metrics.

This position is also the global point of contact for all Suppliers focused on all application and infrastructure programs that are part of the division portfolio. This includes helping to identify issues and assisting in the management of their resolution through management of expectations of the suppliers, and communication with the user community within the division.

This position plays a key role in planning and orchestrating business demand in harmony with Corporate BRMs and Digital Technology Solutions delivery leadership, as well as managing the overall financial portfolio of the Digital Technology Solutions organization.

You must be able to …

Primary responsibilities of this position are related to the management of all application solutions delivered and utilized for all programs within the Client organization globally. Some of the specific responsibilities of this role include:

- Operating as primary point of contact with regional ADM vendors for day-to-day interactions on solution delivery

- Understanding and communicating to between division/corporate BRMs and Digital Technology Solutions delivery leaders regarding demand forecasts for solution delivery services for application and infrastructure programs

- Providing information to the Supply Management team on longer term (more than six months) demand forecasting

- Monitoring and tracking application solution delivery execution (quality, cost, milestones) for key programs

- Monitoring compliance and utilization of project management process

- Assisting with new investment application budgets as approved by project prioritization process

- Identifying root cause/corrective actions for systemic operating model issues and escalating them as appropriate for resolution as necessary

- Participating in measuring project benefits achievement for key programs

- Ensuring compliance with key quality metrics and practices

- Provide performance dashboards/reports to depict a "balanced scorecard" of operations, quality, financials, benefits realization, milestones, and variances

- Serve as a key liaison and partner to BTS Finance on ownership and management of both operating and capital budget management for Digital Technology Solutions, as well as annual Division Showback and related financial processes

What skills/experience should you have?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field.
  • 7 years' experience as project manager

Why work with us?

  • Medical Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Health Advocate
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dependent care flexible spending account
  • Commuter benefits
  • Life AD&D Insurance
  • Short-term disability coverage
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Group accident
  • Group Critical illness
  • 401 (k) retirement plan

Who will you be working for?

You will be working within a life sciences company out of Lake County, Illinois.

With such diverse environment, you will be supported whilst working for an equal opportunity employer. You are sure to be working for a company who will recognise and reward you for your talent and commitment.

If you have ability and desire to work among a community of professionals who will both challenge and develop your skillset, then we want to hear from you.

Get in touch, today!

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