Project Manager - SharePoint Project Leadership Associates
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Project Leadership Associates (PLA) is currently recruiting an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our Software Development Practice Group. This role will work as a client facing focal point for our SharePoint development team. A background in enterprise level implementation is a key factor in success in this role. Below is a list of key attributes that will be required for this role.
Manage architects and developers in a very technical environment.
Must have managed and been involved in selling Custom Application Development and SharePoint solutions to prospective clients.
Has a well-defined understanding of the pros and cons around SharePoint solutions
Ensures project scope and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
Ensures that the developed solution successfully passes through assigned quality gates from requirement, through design/architecture, development and deployment.
Work well and foster positive working relationships with other practice groups within the organization.
Participates in presales, proposal development, solution cost and timeline estimation and other sales support activities related to SharePoint projects.
Tracks customer satisfactions on a continuous basis throughout the project. Participates on weekly status meetings with clients ensuring project, budgetary, and delivery expectations are consistently maintained throughout the project.
Develops project plans and maintains project documentations of all assigned projects.
Ensures successful project completion within assigned timelines and budgets. Maintains budget control and keeps client informed on the same throughout the project.
Set proper client expectation. Continuously ensure solution deployment, project schedules and personnel performance meets the client expectations.
Works well with highly technical personnel in a multi-cultural environment. Ensures proper management of personnel schedules and commitments.
Prior work experience as a senior developer or architect is desirable.
Strong background and knowledge of Solution Development Life Cycle (SDLC), and it?s appropriate implementation in a wide variety of environments in the mid-market.
9+ years of experience as a technical project manager with Custom Application Development and SharePoint background/experience.
Bachelor?s degree in technology focused major.
Experience in managing multiple projects, in a matrix management scenario.
Experience in managing offshore development ? cultural familiarity, etc. a plus.
Experience working in a fast paced and demanding work environment
Hands-on experience and/or strong familiarity with the Custom Application Development and SharePoint projects.
Experience in client and employee retention to ensure repeat business for the group and other practice groups within the firm.
PMP, ITIL, or other certification preferred.
||120 S LaSalle Ave |
Chicago, IL 60603
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|Headquarters:||120 S LaSalle Ave|
Chicago, IL 60603
|Industry:||Business Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||Project Leadership Associates (PLA) is a business and technology consulting firm that empowers small, mid-market and enterprise organizations with services across four core solution groups: 1) Strategy & Execution, 2) Business Operations, 3) Applications and 4) Infrastructure. We focus on delivering all of our services with industry leading thought-leadership, seasoned senior consultants and strong business understanding. As our name suggests, we hire experienced consultants with strong business and technical backgrounds, capable of leading projects to successful completion.
PLA has been consistently ranked among Crain's Chicago Businesses' Fast 50 and Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 List as an annual recognition of our growth, performance, and for maintaining profitability since its founding in 1998. With headquarters in Chicago and branch offices in Houston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC, PLA is uniquely poised to offer a broad array of business and IT consultancy services that work collaboratively with clients to help them realize substantial results. Project Leadership Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds.
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