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The Difference Engine | Chicago, IL
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The Difference Engine


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Published 4 months ago

Start Date

May 20, 2019

Schedule

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


We are building a team of Product and Project Managers to support our growing number of web development projects being built by our apprentice developers.

About the position

We are looking for a reliable Project Manager who will manage our client projects.

You should have a background in business, management or budgeting and possess strong analytical and team building skills. We expect you to be able to get the best out of the people and projects that they oversee. 

Here's what we need, really NEED (to some extent):

  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Organize and coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the execution of projects
  • Oversee the timely delivery of all projects
  • Allocate resource and ensure their availability
  • Prepare a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Monitor project performance
  • Manage changes in project scope and schedule
  • Prepare reports and present them to senior management as needed
  • Maintain relations with the client and all stakeholders
  • Analyze and manage risks in order to minimize the negative effect on a project
  • Prepare and review comprehensive project documentation

Who should apply?

The ideal PM volunteer is super organized, structured and able to organize unordered chaos of requirements! 

Other than that it would be nice to have the following:

  • Currently employed in a similar role
  • 6 months+ of experience as a project manager (any industry - we'll take care of the tech part)
  • Available at a minimum on Monday and Thursday evenings from 6-9 PM for on-site leadership
  • Available for some remote work
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills

We are building a team of Product and Project Managers to support our growing number of web development projects being built by our apprentice developers.

About the position

We are looking for a reliable Project Manager who will manage our…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided

How To Apply

Resumes and cover letters (optional) may be emailed with inquiry.

Resumes and cover letters (optional) may be emailed with inquiry.

Location

1871

222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212, Chicago, IL 60654

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