Senior Project Manager Position In Lincolnshire IL



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Lake Forest

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Chicago, IL - Metro - (USA) 525 West Monroe Street Suite 1500 IL Chicago , IL - 60661 Phone : 312-730-1940



Job Description

Manpower is currently hiring experienced project managers for our national client, one of the largest technology companies located in Lincolnshire IL!

The Senior Project Manager will Manage projects for a number of business areas including the Supply Chain, Service, Marketing, Sales and Human Resources organizations. Projects include manufacturing cost reduction, part cost reduction, Service Offering creation, Service Operations (Repair, Tech Support, etc), branding, Sales and Customer initiatives, and management of Mergers. This person will own and manage transformational projects designed to reduce costs, improve effectiveness and sustain Supply Chain, Distribution, Sourcing, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Culture, HR and corporate

* Research and identify Best-In-Class strategies, processes, and organizational structures to allow the organization to implement and maintain effective operations.
* Develop system requirements as needed to implement infrastructure to support the projects and processes
* Proactively manage major and minor projects, including hands-on management of cross-functional activities and deliverables, and management of inter-dependencies with other projects. Teams include Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, Service, Sales, Marketing, HR and corporate functions
* Manage cross-functional, diverse teams in a matrixed environment with participants in numerous locations, across multiple time zones, including overseas and third-party teams and individuals
* Manage light IT involvement in above projects, coordinating operational efforts with systems technologies
* Develop Project Plans including the key deliverables, resources and time lines required to achieve success
* Identify, secure and manage resources and budgets to effectively execute the project
* Perform Risk Management to identify and resolve Risks and Issues during Planning and as they arise throughout the project
* Drive the establishment of other worldwide organizational and physical infrastructure to support processes
* Capture and communicate project status to teams and management on a weekly basis


* Minimum 10 years of experience in Project Management in a matrixed, complex environment
* Ability to run projects in excess of $2M in budget and team size of 25+ participants and stakeholders
* PMI or similar Certification in Project Management preferred
* 5 years of experience with Microsoft Project or other tools, developing and maintaining project schedules and plans
* 5 years of experience managing projects in more than one of the following areas: Supply Chain, Service, Engineering, Marketing, Sales, HR and Corporate in a medium- to large-sized company
* 5 years of experience with tools and systems in a variety of applications
* Experience in outsourcing to and managing third-party Suppliers
* Ability to work with and manage senior personnel, directors and VPs to complete the project
* Ability to present at an appropriate level to a variety of audiences, including peers, managers and directors and VPs
* Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office
* Strong team building and Interpersonal skills
* Strong oral and written communication skills