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Project Manager - Data Center

Rosemont, IL, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

We currently have a 6 month contract available for a Data Center Project Manager. The director wants someone with data center relocation, construction, building management experience. This is an opportunity for an impact and service focused individual who has a passion for non-profits and the success of its growing mission. The position manages the delivery of our IT and program-area projects through the oversight of resources, quality, scope and timeline, utilizing tools and techniques for the implementation of deliverables such as software, hardware, events, and process updates. Coordinate and direct project related work of our team members according to set forth our project management methodologies. Foster relationships with the community to collaborate individually and in teams regularly on our business standards and best practices for project solutions. Communicate, align and engage with project sponsors and key stakeholders on progress, risks and issue resolution. Execute and monitor the work necessary to ensure a high quality of interaction, information and value is delivered from the appropriate system including analysis, testing, queries, reports, entry protocol, operational procedures and additional functionality. Create and maintain project charters, project plans and constraints (time, cost and scope). Schedule and manage detailed requirements and design sessions. Review requirements and specifications with sponsors to identify risks and minimize scope creep to the completion of the project. Work with designated persons on leadership teams/committees to recommend and implement steps to mitigate anticipated issues and identified risks. Creates the business case with project initiator to define project goals, objectives and scope for feasibility that impact the organization as a whole; and communicate with cross-unit team members and other project-related groups to ensure project scope is met. Lead change management initiatives as necessary for successful post-implementation adoption and success into operations. Acts as a liaison and coordinator between project vendors and consultants and relevant employees, program areas and offices. Monitors budget and target date constraints and keeps projects on track financially. Required Skills: Proven ability, vision, and communication skills to work across our teams to help meet specific project and strategic goals and objectives even if they evolve rapidly and change over time Proven organizational skills and time management Excellent verbal and written communication skills to conduct multifaceted meetings as well as manage project documentation. Ability to articulate complex technical issues into commonplace language to a diverse audience. Excellent change management skills Ability to prioritize work tasks for self and others Vendor and Budget Management 7 years project management experience. Experience or strong knowledge of project management methodologies. Proven skills to drive project results crossing between business and technology requirements. Working within an environment of changing time and response demands. Working with diverse teams to achieve objectives. Experience in teaching, mentoring and/or staff training. Design, electrical, data, layout, A/V, decommissioning Preferred: PMP Certification The director wants someone with data center relocation, construction, building management experience. Below I have listed projects that they will be on as well. 1st floor o Visitor system Currently evaluating and demoing Process flow for employees and tenant visitors o Reception Desk Purchased desk Location identified Need electrical and data o Kiosk relocation Re-think integration and onscreen layout Need location, electrical and data o Turnstyles Need design, electrical, data, etc Work with Advent on security considerations How should visitor system work with them Process for staff, tenants and visitors? o Collaboration room decommission Need to pull old cabling, access points, etc. 4th Floor o Training Room Finalize technical design & sign off Finalize floor plan Construction bids o Planning Finalize technical design Finalize floor plan Construction bids o Company Collaboration Layout Technical design o Closet for Company Technical needs analysis o Closet Complete buildout 6th Floor o Lunch room Design, electrical, data, layout, A/V, Vending IT implications and recommendation APs Displays, Sound, Streaming, Cable Network access for vending Data ports, USB ports o Leadership Lab / Innovation - Design, electrical, data, layout, A/V Technical considerations 11th Floor o Office Refresh Displays, Sound, Streaming, Cable Data ports, USB port - provided by Dice