Project Manager

Our client, the largest Managed Healthcare, for profit firm, is currently seeking a Project Manager position for a 6+ month contract position with the opportunity for extension. This position is located in Chicago, IL (60606).

 

By working for our client, you will be exposed to a large company (listed on the NYSE), work for a leader in health care solutions, work in a fast-paced corporate environment and be an integral part to the team.

 

In addition to working with the world’s most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:

 

-     Competitive pay

-     Paid holidays

-     Year-end bonus program

-     Recognition and incentive programs

-     Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

 

Work schedule:  M-F; 40 hours a week

 

Pay range - $42.00 - $45.55/hour

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Summary:

Works with business partners to identify and implement small to medium projects that support achievement of simple to complex unit or corporate goals. Works with moderate guidance and is responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems. Operates within defined parameters using project management methodology.

 

Primary duties:

  • Manages the development of a prescribed planning document; develops project charter; partners with sponsors to secure project approval
  • Develops communication management plan; defines project team roles and responsibilities, develops work plan structure and project schedule; develops deployment plan; leads project meetings; identifies, documents and prioritizes scope changes and facilitates approval process; maintains and updates all project documents
  • Secures the appropriate skill sets for project; sets and manages expectations with resource managers and team members; provides performance feedback to team members and resource managers
  • Maintains issue log; facilitates resolution of issues; executes communication plans; regularly reports status of reports; manages and monitors ROI throughout the project lifecycle; tracks and manages time and budget against plan
  • Develops testing strategy; conduct project close-out activities; prepares and participates in quality review checkpoints; obtain/secure and archive necessary approvals; manage and update project plan.
  • Ability to create an effective team environment, build strong relationships, solving problems and issues in a matrix environment and communicating effectively at all levels of an organization.

Education/Experience:

  • Requires a BA/BS in a related field; 3 years professional project management experience required during which at least 2 years are spent leading and directing project tasks.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Experience working in a lead role on one or more projects required.
  • Very strong at organization, documentation and communication.

 

 

**Important information:  This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.  Please submit your resume to be considered for this position by pressing the “SUBMIT RESUME” button below.  If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position (jesb917@kellyservices.com), however, your resume should be uploaded via the “SUBMIT RESUME” button included within**

 

 

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