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Senior IT Project Manager- Infrastructure & Voice

Company: Precise Solutions
Location: Vernon Hills
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

At Precise Solutions, we are looking for top talent consultants to bring on as employees of our organization and service our clients in the various Life Sciences Industries. We are much more than a consulting firm! Precise Solutions provides competitive compensation packages with great salaries, benefits, health insurance, paid time off and employer-based 401k contributions.

We currently have an immediate need for the following:

Job Title: Senior IT Project Manager- Infrastructure & Voice

Location: Remote until virus restrictions are removed. Onsite in Lake County, Illinois after restrictions.

Compensation: $75.00 per hour, Paid Time off, Company 401k contributions, Health, dental, and vision insurance. Total Annual Compensation including benefits is $173,000.00

Note: Please do not submit resumes with candidate photos, they will not be considered.

Senior IT PM Qualifications
Prior Infrastructure project management experience required to lead a Global Voice project, dealing with Microsoft Teams Voice Deployment.
Will be expected to lead projects dealing with replacing and/or upgrading AbbVie Voice/Telephony systems globally, while accounting for different requirements by site.
Will work directly with our business customers in developing, deploying, and supporting Telecom/IT solutions. As such will need to understand customer requirements, as well as manage customers' changing needs throughout installs, while also maintaining technical alignment with key stakeholders.
Candidate will need to be onsite in Lake County, IL for this role.
Candidate should possess knowledge of the following:
Global Voice and Data Networks.
Network and Session Border Controller (SBC) equipment design.
Design and support of diverse business networks, including Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), and networking with Microsoft Windows Server.
Firewall Security & Configuration/Implementation of both VoIP and Private Branch Exchanges (PBX).
Specific duties and tasks of the role may include:
Review and submission of all Letters of Authorization and copies of bills necessary to proceed with Porting Process.
Ordering all necessary equipment needed to complete the Installation based on Sales Order.
Working with the team to troubleshoot network issues that arise and review Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) traces.
Strong project management skillset needed, including proven ability to lead and drive project success.
Should be well organized with the ability to review and track the project schedule end to end.
Provide execution coordination during cutover events, including planned sequence tracking, issues/risks, and escalation where required.
Must be a self-starter, able to manage a variety of projects, and be able to communicate to leadership.
Will conduct meetings with project team members and key stakeholders, publishing meeting minutes.
Will manage weekly and monthly progress reporting, as well as tracking project financials for budget adherence.
Candidate must possess strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills given the high degrees of strategic impact, change, project complexity, and potential senior executive interactions.
Will work with a matrixed AbbVie team and multiple vendors.
Candidate should be an experienced (12+ years required) Project Manager with a focus on Infrastructure project management (with voice project experience as outlined above).
Important to note: while the position will begin remote on Day 1, expectations are that it will be a fully onsite engagement in Lake County, IL immediately after start date (i.e., Day 2 and beyond, dependent on exact date of space assignment). Do not submit candidates who desire to work remote. This is non-negotiable for this role.
Contract to run from candidate's start date through June 30, 2022, with extension available following proven performance.
Applicants must be U.S.-based and able to work full time.
Will execute and deliver in line with below expectations.

Expectations:
Develop, execute, and manage project(s) within the defined scope.
Lead all aspects of the project lifecycle, working with project sponsors/key stakeholders, team members, and management to oversee all phases of project completion.
Build and manage project's work breakdown structure, milestones, risks, issues, and deliverables within the constraints of human and financial resources and changing priorities to ensure the successful completion of the project.
Ensure transparent reporting of project status, issues, risks, and financials.
The individual will rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks.
May lead and direct the work of others.
Be able to work under general supervision.
A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Specific Responsibilities:
Drive Project Success and Completion: Understand and drive leadership of the project to success. Build key relationships with stakeholders, mentor team members and demonstrate leadership at all levels.
Initiate and Plan Project: Works with business and IT management to establish and gain consensus on project goals, objectives, financials, and deliverables.
Project Control: Assess the degree to which changes to scope, issues and risks will affect the project, working with business and IT management and sponsor to gain agreement for resolution. Measure performance to assure the project is progressing as compared to original plan and budget.
Executing and Closing Project: Develops and executes a work plan obtaining authorized resources to ensure all activities are performed. Leads team in delivering project scope. Gather lessons learned and obtain final project approval from sponsor and stakeholders.
Project Communication: Communicate project progress by producing project reports to provide timely and accurate project status and decision support information to project teams, business, and IT management. Makes recommendations based on current project status to resolve issues and manage risks.
Resource and Team Management: Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members based upon their abilities. Motivates project team to deliver project outcomes.
Quality Management: Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and functional policies and procedures.
Decisions: Make decisions that impact project level activities.
Drive Continuous Improvement of Project Process and Governance: Will continually examine Plans/Risks/Issues to identify gaps in project communication or process, and holding project team accountable for improvement, to drive proactive solutions as the project is ongoing. Escalate issues that need Permanent Process changes.

Requirements
Candidate should be an experienced (12+ years required) Project Manager with a focus on Infrastructure project management (with voice project experience as outlined above).
Applicants must be U.S.-based and able to work full time.
Experience with using Clarity PPM.
Familiarity with Organization Change Management experience/knowledge.
PMP certification preferred.

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