Project Manager Microsoft Infrastructure
Oak Brook, IL
Prestigious Microsoft Gold Partner is seeking a Project Manager to work on managing projects for their local client base. Managing projects pertaining to VMware, Azure, Citrix, Exchange, etc. is something we are looking for. Position of Project Manager is to manage project through full life cycle from initiation through project close. Plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of assigned projects. Work closely with client and internal team members to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on-time, within scope and meets client and project objectives.
Responsible for pre-sales proposal with clients and sales team
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Project scheduling - develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress. Coordinate internal resources and third parties/sub-contractors for the flawless execution of projects
Manage project team - provide leadership and direction to the onsite/remote project engineering staff. Conduct regularly scheduled project meetings with client and internal staff to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
Report and escalate to management as needed
Perform risk management to minimize a variety of risks
Managing projects within the corporate project management system (ConnectWise)
Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in the fields of business, computer science, or engineering
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.
Proven working experience in project management in the information technology sector
Various courses and certifications from key software and hardware providers, such as:
Microsoft, HP, Cisco Systems, Citrix, VMware, Veritas, Veeam
Technical writing, scheduling and budgeting.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Ability to work with a distributed team and communicate effectively
Proven management skills
Knowledge of technical skill sets or team members required to successfully complete a project - in depth understanding of information technology systems.
Understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development methodologies
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
Excellent organization and leadership skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
Interpersonal skills: such as telephony skills, communication skills, active listening and customer-care
Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly
Technical awareness: ability to match resources to technical issues appropriately
Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast moving environment
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, and regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and process/procedure documents.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public
Not at this time, however feedback on performance is relayed to President
Heavy communication with internal personnel as well as clients and vendors
Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time
Pay: $80,000 to $115,000 USD
Pay Period: Annual
Other Pay Info: bonus
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