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Project Manager(Infrastructure & Digital Conferences)

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Synergy Computer Solutions
Location
North Chicago, Illinois, United States
Rate
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Position: Project Manager(Infrastructure & Digital Conferences)
Duration: 12+ Months
Location: North Chicago, IL

Description:
Leads and Managers Mainstream III DII2 - TPM Conference Room & Video Upgrades

Primary Needs:
Position will reside within the Innovation, Architecture, and Infrastructure team at Client.
Technical Project Manager will drive 4 projects covering conference room & video upgrades and improvements over the duration of the engagement:
2020 Conference Room Updates (project in-flight): 56 conference rooms are in scope to upgrade, with roughly 5-10 targeted for completion prior to PM start date.
2021 Conference Room Updates: A continuation of the 2020 updates, with room counts TBD based on 2020 completions.
Commercial Video Expansion - Counts TBD.
Video Conference Room Improvements - Covers four Executive Conference Rooms (ECRs), which will include simplification of rooms for everyday use, standardization of equipment, as well as enhanced room audio.
Technical background for this PM is required along with previous Infrastructure PM experience; previous experience with digital conferencing technologies (Teams/Zoom/Webex with video integration - Cisco, Surface Hub, Microsoft Teams Rooms) a strong plus.
Specific responsibilities of this project manager will include:
Scheduling and facilitating planning sessions between Conference Room Services, Facilities, and other key internal stakeholders, as well as additional external parties as required.
Developing and managing schedules, tasks, and dates - by room.
Publishing and maintaining schedules for Leadership review and ongoing awareness.
Driving accountability for task delivery and closure, per the schedule.
Providing ongoing reporting using standard project management methodologies, and Client standards and requirements.
Strong collaboration, communication, organizational, and presentation skills are a must, given the high degrees of business strategic impact and Senior Executive interactions that will be required, in addition to managing medium levels of change and project complexity.
Given the high visibility nature of the work, should possess the understanding of and ability to link technical outcomes with business outcomes.
Will work with a matrixed team of Client staff and 3+ Client vendors, as the projects dictate.
Minimum of 8+ years of project management experience (with a focus on Infrastructure required).
Contract to run from candidate's start date through December 31, 2021, with potential for additional extension following proven performance.
May execute and deliver in line with below Project Management expectations as required.

Expectations:
Develop, execute, and manage project(s) within the defined scope.
Lead all aspects of the project lifecycle, working with project sponsors/key stakeholders, team members, and management to oversee all phases of project completion.
Build and manage project's work breakdown structure, milestones, risks, issues, and deliverables within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of the project.
Ensure transparent reporting of project status, issues, risks, and financials.
The individual will rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks.
May lead and direct the work of others.
Be able to work under general supervision.
A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Specific Project Manager Responsibilities May Include:
Initiate and Plan Project: Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives, financials, and deliverables.
Project Control: Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect the project, working with business and IT management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution. Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget.
Executing and Closing Project: Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed. Leads team in delivering project scope. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders.
Project Communication: Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to project teams, business, and IT management. Makes recommendations based on current project status to resolve issues and manage risks.
Resource and Team Management: Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities. Motivates project team to deliver project outcomes.
Quality Management: Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and functional policies and procedures.
Decisions: Make decisions that impact project level activities.

Qualifications:
Primary Needs outlined on page 1.
Technical background for this PM is required along with previous Infrastructure PM experience; previous experience with digital conferencing technologies (Teams/Zoom/Webex with video integration - Cisco, Surface Hub, Microsoft Teams Rooms) a strong plus.
PMP Certification.
Minimum of 8+ years of project management experience (with a focus on Infrastructure required).
PPM Tool experience a must.
Individual must be able to work full time; may initially work in a remote setting, with full time transition to on-site in Lake County (J41), at a date to-be-determined by manager.

Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity with Organization Change Management experience/knowledge.
Note: No requirement for Pharma experience for this role.

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