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Added Sep 26, 2022 Project Manager (25058) Decatur, IL | Contract Apply

Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Project Manager for a 6-month contract opportunity with our client in the Central, IL or Kentucky area! Local candidates will be given preference.

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

The Project Managers will:

  • Direct large-scale, complex projects that may involve multiple internal and external partners
  • Develop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifacts
  • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
  • Validate financial forecasts and provide ongoing reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
  • Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects
  • Identify, assess and resolve project risks
  • Ensure projects adhere to methodology and compliance standards set by the company
  • Establish partnership with stakeholders continually influencing, communicating and aligning.
  • Define and track project achievements while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall and integrated delivery plan
  • Ensure end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit
  • Support, share findings, and mentor others within the PMO regarding standards, organizational understanding, and relationship building to promote the successful delivery of projects

Requirements:

  • 8+ years of diverse and/or large enterprise work experience in project management
  • 3+years prior experience in large scale global transformation programs with desired experience with ERP/SAP Deployments
  • Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
  • Deep understanding and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools
  • Experienced in working with partners/vendors to lead their expectations and engaging them to address project issues
  • Proven ability to manage projects in Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid methodologies
  • Organizational Change Management mindset and experience building stakeholder and communication plans

Desired Experience:

  • SAP S/4HANA implementation and/or deployment experience a plus

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.