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Sr. IFS Project Manager

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  • ID: 494327
  • Posted: 10/19/2021
  • Location: St Charles, IL
  • Category: IT - Project Management/IS
  • Job Type: Temp to Direct
  • Duration: 3 - 6 Months

Description

Acara Solutions is seeking a Remote - Sr. IFS Project Manager for one of our Global Manufacturing clients!
Compensation: $100+/hr DOE 
Description:
The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Senior Project Manager will also define the project"s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle. Project Manager will follow Clients' IT PMO processes.

Responsibilities:
Planning
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
 
Acquisition & Deployment
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitment if necessary during project cycle.
 
Operational Management
  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify risks and develop mitigation.  Escalate risks as needed.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.  Escalated issues as needed.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
 
 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 10 years' work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • IFS ERP implementation experience is required.
  • PMP Certification is required.
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or related field.
  • Flexible during times of change. 

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Experience in Aerospace & Defense industry is highly preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/French) is preferred.
Additional Information:
  • Must be a U.S Person



Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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