Kelly Services IT Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

IT Project Manager- Chicago, IL

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Length: 10 months W2 Contract

Pay: $60.00 to $70.00 /hour

Top 3 Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of ITIL process

  • Knowledge of application deployment and decom

  • Manage multiple small projects simultaneously .Work with global teams

  • Ability to independently plan and execute project schedules

  • Ability to drive & lead meetings independently

  • Effectively communicate the objectives and goals of the Project strategy

Top 3 Non-Technical Skills:

  • Focus on details

  • Tenacity and perseverance

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Problem Solving/ Multitasking

  • Ability to lead & drive the teams with focus on results

Education : PMP Certification Preferred . Minimal 6 years IT PJM experience

  • They are looking for Drivers not someone that assisted. This person needs to have Excellent communication skills both spoken and written.

  • Cost saving planning exp required

  • Google Apps: Sheets (good with pivoting and charting in excel then they can learn google sheets pretty quickly ), Drive, Hangout, email

  • IT and Infrastructure exp is a plus

  • PMP Cert a plus

  • Testing is a plus


  • Planning and execution Cost Savings Opportunities related to application rationalization

  • Planning and managing hardware decommissioning

  • Manage and coordinate with application and infrastructure track leads, outsourced managed service partners and business/functional SMEs (as needed) required to drive projects targeted as cost savings opportunities


  • Experience Project Managing - managing IT Infrastructure Projects

  • Facilitate and Drive Meetings based on the Meeting Purpose and Objectives

  • Develop project schedules based on project template and input from stakeholders

  • Review project schedule with stakeholders on a regular basis

  • Track Milestones and activities within the project schedule to closure

  • Manage project schedule throughout the project lifecycle

  • Host project status meetings and other meetings as needed (Additional meetings associated with every project include Project Kick-off, Go / No Go, Rollout Planning, and Deployment Checkpoints)

  • Capture and Distribute meeting minutes and action items

  • Strong written and verbal Communication skills

  • Comfortable with communication to all levels of management

  • Manage project decision tracking and communicate to stakeholders

  • Manage project issues, risks, and action items and drive to completion

  • Manage and/or track all project communications as required

  • Create weekly status report; present status at project review meetings

  • Develop and coordinate project production cutover plans

  • Support the Program Test Lead in issue escalation

  • Coordinate creation of change requests; submit for governance review

  • Ability to create charts or Reports in Google Applications based on the metrics needs

  • Comfort with new Technologies (Google Apps: Slides, Docs, Sheets, Hangout, Drive )

  • Manage project artifacts in Google Drive

  • Collect and review lessons learned / Issue PM Survey

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