Senior Project Manager
Project Leadership Associates 10 reviews - Chicago, IL

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PLA is seeking a Project Manager - Senior Consultant at our Chicago (HQ) office to help us to grow our Managed Solutions Practice Group. Senior Consultant is responsible for managing client engagements involving teams from Project Leadership, third-party vendors, and clients. Projects include IT infrastructure implementations and upgrades, infrastructure assessments, Managed Services, and Business Operations.

  • Technical project management. Must have at least general working knowledge in the following technologies:
    • Microsoft PC and Server Technologies
    • Exchange & Lync, Telecommunications, Unified Messaging
    • Enterprise Networking
    • Microsoft System Center
    • Virtualization: VMWare & Hyper-V, SANs, Disaster Recovery, etc.
    • Assessments, Designs, Implementations, Migrations, Upgrades
  • Lead organizations through project initiation and planning processes; Developing Project Charter, Scope, Budget, Resource Planning, Schedule, Overall Project oversight and governance
  • Manage Large Implementation/Upgrade Programs with budgets of $1M or larger
  • Develop and manage project plans
  • Develop Presales proposals/scopes of work
  • Handle Hardware & software quoting, procurement, tracking and inventorying as needed
  • Lead and Manage project teams (both internal and client)
  • Facilitate required status and other meetings with executive level committees, client management, project teams and staff
  • Change/Issue/Risk Management, Project budget tracking/reporting
  • Develop and ensure consistent documentation deliverables to client
  • Manage projects to closure with a high level of client satisfaction, delivering projects in-scope, on-time, and in-budget
  • Identify other business opportunities primarily through the creation and delivery of “High Level Technology Plans” (sales influenced), Network Assessments and updating our CRM and Pipeline
  • Manage existing account reviews and new account launches
Experience Requirements:
  • 4-year Degree: BA or BS
  • 5-10 Years’ experience in the IT field – Consulting experience required
  • Legal Market experience a plus
  • Strong background in Project\Program Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
  • Excellent typing, grammar and spelling skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, self-management and communication skills
  • PMP certification required
  • Knowledge of MSF and MOF methodologies

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