it project coordinator iii in chicago

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chicago, illinois
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Information Technology
job type
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job description

job summary:

Role: Project coordinator III

No of Openings: 2

Duration: 10 Months

Location:Chicago,Illinois

Description:

Key Duties, Responsibilities, and Activities

- Ensure proper capital forecasting for all projects in portfolio

- Meet with Infrastructure PMs to ensure proper forecasting of infra needs

- Present to IT PM the forecast to be made and seek approval

- Submit capital forecasts for all projects in portfolio

- Ensure all funding requests for portfolio are tracked (seed funding, primary funding, supplemental funding)

- For some projects (time and need dependent), manage the project budget

- Manage individual team to their estimates. This is driving the detailed budget / actual / forecast per project. Report to the IT PM all findings

- Review all time entries (for completeness and reasonableness)

- Weekly review of trends (based on time reporting)

- Review OBIEE Financial reports to compare Actuals to ensure they are as expected

- Identify anomalies, Report anomalies to the IT PM, Track down, with Finance, any anomalies to have them corrected

- Create weekly status reports for Key Initiatives (that they are involved with)

- Create other exec presentations, as needed

- Ensure process compliance of all projects

- Tool Administration (PWA, Confluence, TFS, Jira, ...)

- Resource Onboarding

- Finding meeting rooms

- Setting up meetings

- Meeting minutes

Education:

- Bachelor's Degree, in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience, education or training.

Experience:

- 3-4 years of experience in IT

- 2 or more years direct work experience in a project coordination capacity for Application Development projects

- Project coordination experience for multiple medium-large projects

- Experience in a big matrixed env - Fortune 500 companies

- Advanced Excel, MS project, Powerpoint experience required

- Financial tools experience a plus

- Previous airline or travel industry experience a big plus.

Behavioral Competencies:

- Adaptability -Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment.

- Follow-Up - Monitoring the results of assignments, or projects, considering the skills and experience of the individual and the characteristics of the work.

- Presentation - Presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups in a way that is suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.

- Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.

- Managing Work (includes Time Management) - Effectively managing one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

- Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; using newly gained knowledge on the job and learning through their application

- Negotiation - Effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.

- Quality Orientation - Showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks.

*** A face to face interview will be required. Please ensure all submitted candidates can commit to an in person interview. ***

 
location: CHICAGO, Illinois
job type: Contract
work hours: 9 to 6
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:

Key Duties, Responsibilities, and Activities

- Ensure proper capital forecasting for all projects in portfolio

- Meet with Infrastructure PMs to ensure proper forecasting of infra needs

- Present to IT PM the forecast to be made and seek approval

- Submit capital forecasts for all projects in portfolio

- Ensure all funding requests for portfolio are tracked (seed funding, primary funding, supplemental funding)

- For some projects (time and need dependent), manage the project budget

- Manage individual team to their estimates. This is driving the detailed budget / actual / forecast per project. Report to the IT PM all findings

- Review all time entries (for completeness and reasonableness)

- Weekly review of trends (based on time reporting)

- Review OBIEE Financial reports to compare Actuals to ensure they are as expected

- Identify anomalies, Report anomalies to the IT PM, Track down, with Finance, any anomalies to have them corrected

- Create weekly status reports for Key Initiatives (that they are involved with)

- Create other exec presentations, as needed

- Ensure process compliance of all projects

- Tool Administration (PWA, Confluence, TFS, Jira, ...)

- Resource Onboarding

- Finding meeting rooms

- Setting up meetings

- Meeting minutes

 
qualifications:

Education:

- Bachelor's Degree, in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience, education or training.

Experience:

- 3-4 years of experience in IT

- 2 or more years direct work experience in a project coordination capacity for Application Development projects

- Project coordination experience for multiple medium-large projects

- Experience in a big matrixed env - Fortune 500 companies

- Advanced Excel, MS project, Powerpoint experience required

- Financial tools experience a plus

- Previous airline or travel industry experience a big plus.

 
skills: - 3-4 years of experience in IT

- 2 or more years direct work experience in a project coordination capacity for Application Development projects

- Project coordination experience for multiple medium-large projects

- Experience in a big matrixed env - Fortune 500 companies

- Advanced Excel, MS project, Powerpoint experience required

- Financial tools experience a plus

- Previous airline or travel industry experience a big plus.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

skills

• 3–4 years of experience in IT 
• 2 or more years direct work experience in a project coordination capacity for Application Development projects 
• Project coordination experience for multiple medium-large projects 
• Experience in a big matrixed env - Fortune 500 companies 
• Advanced Excel, MS project, Powerpoint experience required 
• Financial tools experience a plus 
• Previous airline or travel industry experience a big plus. 

qualification

Education: 

• Bachelor's Degree, in a technical or scientific field or equivalent experience, education or training. 

Experience: 

• 3–4 years of experience in IT 
• 2 or more years direct work experience in a project coordination capacity for Application Development projects 
• Project coordination experience for multiple medium-large projects 
• Experience in a big matrixed env - Fortune 500 companies 
• Advanced Excel, MS project, Powerpoint experience required 
• Financial tools experience a plus 
• Previous airline or travel industry experience a big plus. 

responsibilities

Key Duties, Responsibilities, and Activities 

• Ensure proper capital forecasting for all projects in portfolio 
• Meet with Infrastructure PMs to ensure proper forecasting of infra needs 
• Present to IT PM the forecast to be made and seek approval 
• Submit capital forecasts for all projects in portfolio 
• Ensure all funding requests for portfolio are tracked (seed funding, primary funding, supplemental funding) 
• For some projects (time and need dependent), manage the project budget 
• Manage individual team to their estimates. This is driving the detailed budget / actual / forecast per project. Report to the IT PM all findings 
• Review all time entries (for completeness and reasonableness) 
• Weekly review of trends (based on time reporting) 
• Review OBIEE Financial reports to compare Actuals to ensure they are as expected 
• Identify anomalies, Report anomalies to the IT PM, Track down, with Finance, any anomalies to have them corrected 
• Create weekly status reports for Key Initiatives (that they are involved with) 
• Create other exec presentations, as needed 
• Ensure process compliance of all projects 
• Tool Administration (PWA, Confluence, TFS, Jira, …) 
• Resource Onboarding 
• Finding meeting rooms 
• Setting up meetings 
• Meeting minutes 

educational requirements

Bachelors