Added Mar 21, 2024 Project Manager (26222) Central, 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 2 Project Managers for a contract to hire opportunity with our client in the Central, IL! 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 role:
In your role as Project Manager you have the authority to run projects on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the business sponsor and client's leadership. You will manage complex, interdisciplinary projects comprising experts from the business segments and the corporate functions. The Project Manager’s prime responsibility is to ensure that the project delivers to the agreed standard of quality and within the specified constraints of cost, time and benefit.

The main duties of this role will include:
  • Plan, manage and monitor the delivery of projects from project initiation to project closure
  • Define and implement overall project governance structure and provide clear roles and responsibilities for the project team and key stakeholders
  • Redefine and optimize business processes and organizational structures to support the implementation of the client's strategy
  • Manage mid- to larger scales acquisitions, joint ventures & divestments
  • Ensure that projects produce the required deliverables to defined standards of quality within agreed cost, time and other constraints
  • Identify and manage risks and issues, including the development of contingency plans
  • Manage 3rd party suppliers (where applicable)

Candidate must have the following experience:
  • 3+ years of professional project management experience with a proven track record of successful project delivery is a requirement. Relevant industry experience is an advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in driving or assisting process improvements initiatives is a requirement, whereby exposure to Lean, Six Sigma or similar methodologies is considered an advantage
  • Experience in managing or supporting M&A due diligence and integration processes is considered an advantage
  • Experience in managing or supporting CAPEX projects is considered an advantage
  • A PMP or PRINCE 2 certification or the willingness to obtain this certification is a requirement
  • International business engagement and change management experience
  • Working experience with MS Office (including MS Project)
  • Third-party candidates will not be considered.
  • Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the US without sponsorship.

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.