PROJECT MANAGER Legacy.com
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We have a diverse and talented team of employees who come to us from many kinds of backgrounds. We have an immediate need for a talented, experienced Project Manager who will report to our VP of Product Strategy and Development in our Naperville, IL office.
The Project Manager is responsible for working with Project Management, Technology Development, Operations, and Senior Management stakeholders to develop and execute the strategy, scope and implementation plans for small to large projects that directly impact our customers' online experiences and company objectives. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to lead multi-functional teams in a fast paced, growth-oriented and dynamic environment. The candidate will be required to utilize core project management, communication, presentation, and creative problem solving skills to deliver projects on time and within budget.
General Project Management
Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of a portfolio of projects across all pertinent departments with a sense of urgency and efficiency.
Effectively apply standard project management methodologies across product development and launch efforts. This includes but is not limited to developing and managing MS Project schedules to plan and deliver to critical milestones.
Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills and the ability to identify and resolve issues.
Demonstrate ability to not just follow but help implement project management best practices.
Provide project level status to senior and executive stakeholders regarding portfolio product status.
Work across departments to build cross-department project schedules to prepare for effective product market launch.
Constructively interface with Project Management, business analysis, and development team members on software/website development and release plans.
Accountable for delivering projects on time and within budget.
Track and manage all project related issues.
Must have good judgment and the ability to think clearly and decisively when solving issues related to project launches.
Efficiently facilitate internal team meetings across the entire organization.
Hold regular status meetings with project team to ensure projects are meeting specified timelines.
Effectively communicate relevant project information to senior-level managers and stakeholders.
Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion to reduce risk and escalate when necessary to bring about resolution.
Understand how to communicate difficult and/or sensitive information tactfully and with conviction.
Consistently display a positive attitude especially when solving issues and/or difficult project situations.
Possess general understanding of SDLC, database, system design, and web-based architectures preferably in an ecommerce, media or consumer web environment.
Maintain awareness of new and emerging technologies.
5+ years of project management experience.
Experience in an online media, ecommerce, or other web-based environment.
Bachelor of Science in Business, Computer Science, or related field.
Experience owning projects from analysis to development to delivery of solutions.
Excellent documentation skills and attention to detail.
Must be able to communicate well at all levels of the organization as well as externally to customers.
Excellent verbal and written communication required.
Legacy.com offers a very generous and comprehensive salary and benefits package, including:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Life and Accident Insurance
Short and Long Term Disability
Paid Time Off
Medical, Dependent Care, and Transit Flex Spending Plans
RTA and CTA pre-tax payroll deductions
Employee Assistance Program
Casual dress every day
Daily, company-provided coffee, tea, soda, and snacks
Friendly, team-oriented, open environment
||820 Davis Street |
Evanston, IL 60201
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED