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Technical Project Manager

Company: Aura Innovative Technology
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Technical Project ManagerWHO WE ARE:We are a diverse, innovative, and scientific technology consulting company that drives our efforts towards supporting females in Technology, diversity, inclusion, and work-life balance. http://www.aurachicago.com/Aura Innovative Technology (AIT) is seeking an experienced Project Manager with a strong client-facing background to join its dynamic team. Successful candidates should demonstrate leadership and flexibility, as well as the ability to build rapport with clients, team members, managers, and senior executives. The individual in this role must be able to deftly apply skills and methodology to a variety of project-types, while effectively communicating with project resources and stakeholders.DESCRIPTION:

  • Understand the client's business to design effective processes, organizations, and change and learning programs to drive real business benefits.
  • Create and execute improvement plans adapted to the client environment.
  • Mentor clients, work on projects independently, participate as a team member, or lead teams of less experienced consultants, and/or clients to successful project delivery.
  • Work in multiple disciplines and build client knowledge and credibility quickly (projects vary in length, lasting anywhere from a few weeks to several months).
  • Design and conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results, and present findings in a logical and easy-to-understand manner.
  • Support the execution of plans by employee-facing managers and business leaders.
  • Demonstrate a logical, rigorous, and analytical problem-solving approach, leading requirements gathering sessions and preparing and delivering client presentations and work products/prototypes.
  • Manage release schedules, prioritize projects, and ensure adequate resources are available.
  • Attend and lead meetings; provide project status reporting to management; assist with testing scenarios; and validate results.
  • Perform technical analysis to determine present and future business performance.
  • Occasionally lead direct or indirect employees for specific projects or objectives.
  • Create and execute system test plans.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems (or comparable field of study)
    • 3 + years of requirements documenting experience in a client-facing environment.
    • Skilled at analyzing complex issues and distilling concepts to clients.
    • Able to serve as a liaison between both business and technical stakeholders to drive effective, timely solutions that fulfill both strategic and operational needs.
    • Skilled at defining and documenting business processes and requirements for ongoing system enhancement initiatives.
    • Able to create and execute testing plans.All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States.AIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.Job Type: Full-timePay: $85,000.00 - $125,000.00 per yearBenefits:
      • 401(k)
      • 401(k) matching
      • Dental insurance
      • Employee assistance program
      • Flexible schedule
      • Flexible spending account
      • Health insurance
      • Health savings account
      • Paid time off
      • Parental leave
      • Professional development assistance
      • Retirement plan
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay:
          • Bonus payExperience:
            • IT project management: 3 years (Required)Work Location:
              • One locationWork Remotely:
                • YesWork Location: One location

Keywords: Aura Innovative Technology, Chicago , Technical Project Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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