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Project Manager Downtown Chicago

Location: Chicago Salary: $80000 - $90000 per annum + competitive
Sector: Banking and Finance Type: Permanent
Interested in a new project management role?

A client in downtown Chicago is looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for the execution of complex programs and multiple projects. This Project Manager will working in an agile environment, and is responsible for accountability on the success of the program, maintaining the budget, and meeting business requirements. This Project Manager is responsible for meeting key performance objectives, managing risk, and seeing processes through. This Project Manager will interact with project managers, developers and quality assurance teams.



Day-to-Day responsibilities:

* Develop and monitor plans and project schedules
* Provide full life-cycle project management support from project initiation through project completion
* Monitor key deliverables
* Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
* Report and escalate to management as needed



Requirements:

* 3+ years as a technology project manager
* Experience in an iterative software development methodology (Agile, RUP, or SCRUM)
* Strong communication skills - oral and written
* Well versed in best-practice project management techniques
* Understanding of Jira
* Ability to identify, report, and attack risks to project delivery
* Detail oriented and self-motivated
* Understanding of finance, capital markets, and/or trade lifecycle

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