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Date Added: Fri 21/05/2021

Sr. Security Project Manager

Chicago, IL, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Sr. Security Project Manager Chicago, IL (REMOTE TO START) Contract For more information, please contact Jason Budd at POSITION SUMMARY Oversees all aspects of assigned projects andor programs. Responsible for the success of assigned projects. Ensures that all defined deliverables are completed on time and in budget. Collaborates with business unit sponsors and the various IT groups to ensure success. Ensures that projects follow appropriately scaled best practices and established processes, procedures and guidelines. Ensures that the 10 project management knowledge areas, as defined in PMI's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), are appropriately accounted for in project plans. Develops and establishes relevant standards, guidelines and procedures. Ensures that relevant standards are adhered to. Supports the development of project management skills throughout the IT organization and the business provides mentoring and guidance on the application of project management best practices. In depth experience executing Agile projects a plus. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Business Focus Supports and works on management directives, business re-engineering efforts, architectural development, andor data modeling efforts Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements Ensures project(s) meet all functional and technical specifications Ensures project(s) meet all quality requirements Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities Manages day-to-day operational aspects of project(s), including effective scope management Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to management Effectively applies methodology and enforces project standards Introduces relevant best practices to the organization Prepares project reviews and quality assurance procedures Minimizes exposure and risk on project(s) and their impact to overall program(s) Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately Ensures alignment with the Project Management disciplines defined in PMI's PMBOK Develops and maintains critical IT PMO processes Managing Resources Manages overall project budgets Assigns resources appropriately based on skill sets and availability Participates in preparation of cost benefit analysis and estimates Completes earned value analysis when appropriate Directs and delegates tasks effectively to others, balancing resources with skills and priorities Other AdministrationOrganization Understands the financial implications of decisions and requests as it relates to IT Communication Listens to others and accepts input from team members. Developing Others Trains and mentors new andor less experienced team members Relationship Building Builds and manages relationships between internalexternal customers and IT Work Quality Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions. Leads internal teamstask forces. Reviews the status reports of team members and addresses issues as appropriate. Complies with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures. Work Quality Develops, maintains and supports usability standards Supervisory role includes assigning work and reviewing work of others providing guidance and direction identifying growth opportunities for staff advising management regarding staffing issues may participate in staff performance reviews Works under minimal supervision, relying on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned goals Provides internalexternal customer interface Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required Advanced knowledge of project management methodologies, best practices, tools and techniques Advanced knowledge of systems development cycles, methodologies, and workflow diagramming Excellent analytical, problem solving, project management, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills Preferred PMP Certification Scrum Master Certification Education and Related Experience Bachelors degree in Business, Computer Science or related field A minimum of 8 years of in-depth business experience, with the most recent 3 to 5 years in a project management capacity, preferably within an IT environment EEO Employer Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. 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