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Posted:
2/15/2018
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Senior Project Manager
Resource 1 | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Resource 1 is in need of a Senior Project Manager for an opportunity in downtown Chicago (a block from Union Station). Because of the long-term need, client is open to either contract (plus extensions) or contract-for-hire for this position. Candidate will be responsible for partnering with the PMO Manager and other Senior Project Managers to maintain project alignment throughout the development life cycle, including managing scope, resources, budget, requirements, timeline and project plan. Environment is a mix of agile and waterfall depending on the project, so experience working with both methodologies is desired. Candidate must possess strong project management skills with a focus on application development projects, ideally having at least 5 years of experience managing custom application development projects in an enterprise environment. Candidate should also possess a technical background (at least 4 years) before moving into project management, which could include software development, QA or a similarly technical area. Ideal candidate will also have at least 2 years of experience working in the financial industry (trading, exchange, banking, brokerage, etc.). Prior BA experience, including working with users/stakeholders, maintaining requirements documentation and communicating with software engineers would be a plus. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Resource 1

Resource 1 is a privately held National Consulting firm established in 1982 with Corporate Headquarters and Technology Center in Oak Brook, Illinois. Resource 1 provides services to Banking/Finance, Retail/Distribution, Manufacturing and Telecommunication segment customers. We are a nationwide IS Technology firm that provides consulting and programming services on Compaq (Tandem), Solaris/UNIX and other platforms. During our eighteen year history, Resource 1 has provided over 3.5 million hours of application development, database design and project management consulting services in the United States to major clients. To review our list of clients, please view our Clients page. Resource 1's commitment starts with our consultants and ends with our clients. By setting higher standards and expecting more of our consultants, we achieve greater results and set ourselves apart from the competition. Continued dedication to quality and the experience level of our consultants have resulted in greater reliability and value for our clients. By focusing on specific systems and their integration into the total enterprise information network, we are able to provide better solutions to our client's business and technology needs. This commitment combined with our guaranteed work through replacement policy has allowed Resource 1 growth through providing quality service to thousands of satisfied customers. Not the lowest cost but the highest quality provider. "We decided that it would be better for our clients if we explained our pricing strategy once, rather than apologize many times for our lack of quality and value." Continued dedication to employ the highest quality individuals. "We believe the time spent screening and reference checking our candidates is very important to us and valuable to our clients." Providing a full range of benefits. "We expect total commitment from our staff, and to get it, we believe we have to be totally committed to them." Ongoing development and training to enhance skills and knowledge. "We believe that the only thing worse than losing our people because we haven't trained them in the most current technology, is not training and keeping them."

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