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Web-Based Systems Project Leader

Eingestellt von Synectics

Gesuchte Skills: Client, Css, Net, Sql


Ensure the successful delivery of web-based technology to satisfy intra-departmental business needs. Follow standard Project Management practices to ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget, in scope, and are relevant to the business unit objectives. Key customers include users of the solutions, the leadership of other departments and external partners such as agencies, or the governance/sponsorship group for a platform when applicable.

In addition to following policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
- Assembles the individual project teams and oversees the implementation of the project plans. This includes ensuring that the different project management disciplines are adhered to (eg, quality assurance, communications plan, change management plan, risk management, issue management, etc.).
- May participate in defining the project management standards/guidelines/discipline for the I/S department.
- Manages changes in project scope and resource requirements based on change requests and the decisions of the project decision-making body/group.
- Collaborates with key customers to ensure client expectations are in-line with project goals and objectives.
- Manages costs and resource allocation among projects in order to maintain overall project budgets.
- Collaborates with project team and/or Project Leaders to track the project's progress against the project plan and collectively adjust the project plan to ensure effective completion based on defined project success measures.
- Reports to client sponsors and I/S management the status of the project(s).
- Works with I/S Asset Management and Legal representatives to secure Letters of Agreement. May participate in the negotiation of contracts for I/T products and services. Ensures the business value of products and services is achieved (eg, SLA's, contracts).
- Strives to maintain an understanding of other technology and/or business initiatives outside of current projects to ensure alignment and integration where possible.
- Drives issue resolution through issue and risk management. Escalates issues to the decision making body appropriate.
- Facilitates an after action review of the project to gather lessons learned.
- Share lessons learned with other project managers, stakeholders and methodology owners.
- Collects and analyzes actual costs, time and scope delivered against the plan.

Project Planning
- Defines an approach for implementing the business case for a project, by translating the business case for a project into an implementation plan. This includes creating the project charter or statement of work, creating the schedule, the milestones, the scope, and the asset/resource requirements.
- Develops, and/or oversees the development of detailed project plans.
- Establishes ongoing criteria for project viability, as well as the points in the project plan where those criteria will be assessed.
- Completes a risk assessment/risk mitigation plan for the project.
- Specifies the quality assurance process that will ensure the overall quality and continual improvement of the project deliverables.
- Defines the rules of engagement for the project, eg, the standards used, the executive sponsorship/governance group and structure, team operating guidelines, issue escalation policies, etc.
- Develops the communication plan for key messages, project updates, and key decisions that will be used throughout the project.
- Depending on the scope of the project, ensures the introduction of the project to key stakeholders, key customers, and others who are impacted by the project.
- Defines and gains concurrence on both the success criteria for the delivery of the project, as well as the ways in which the success of the project will be measured.
- Works with the key project participants to develop the initial change management plan.

- Identifies the people requirements and skill sets required to meet project goals.
- Recruits, interviews, hires, motivates, rewards, recognizes and retains a diverse group of talented individuals based on project goals and objectives.
- May effectively supervise, manage performance, and ensure staff development for direct reports.
- Supports the succession planning process within their organization.
- Builds strong relationships between teams within I/S and between I/S and related business teams.
- Maintains professional relationships with peers in other corporations and outside organizations.


Minimum Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required
Minimum 6 years' experience managing development and deployment of web-based technologies within a global enterprise environment
Prior background working with web-based Servers, code and script languages (UNIX, SQL, LAMP, Java, JavaScript, CSS, .NET, etc)
Experience coordinating onshore/offshore resources in application development efforts.
Knowledge of software development life cycle with exposure to Agile methodologies
Strong communication skills and effective problem solving. Ability to communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
Demonstrated experience coordinating change management activities across cross-functional teams and in a globally diverse environment.
Demonstrated experience managing outside technical vendors during system deployment or integration projects
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
PMP/PMI Certification is a plus


  • Einsatzort:

    Oak Brook, Vereinigte Staaten

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