Project Manager

Chicago, IL


Pay: $90/hr

Project Manager

The Project Manager will oversee the management of a data engineering project within the hospitality industry. This role will serve as the primary point of contact for our valued clients and collaborate closely with our architecture and consulting teams to ensure successful project delivery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and external vendors to ensure seamless project execution
  • Ensure projects are completed on time, within scope, and budget
  • Assist in defining project scope and objectives in collaboration with stakeholders, ensuring technical feasibility
  • Manage resource allocation and availability
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Agile methodologies
  • Handle changes to project scope, schedule, and costs using appropriate verification methods
  • Evaluate project performance using approved tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate issues to management when necessary
  • Foster positive client and stakeholder relationships
  • Implement risk management strategies to mitigate project risks
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with external vendors
  • Identify, track, and address project issues
  • Monitor project performance to analyze successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Manage, track, and report project billing milestones and completion schedules
  • Develop comprehensive project plans for client and internal team review
  • Demonstrate and refine leadership skills
  • Create and maintain documentation, including spreadsheets, diagrams, and process maps
  • Forecast project revenue and ensure commitments are met

Required Qualifications

  • 4-8 years of project management experience
  • 2+ years of experience in a professional services environment
  • Experience managing data engineering projects
  • Proficiency with AWS and Microsoft product lines
  • Proven track record of delivering complex solutions with multiple cross-team dependencies
  • Strong performance history with increasing levels of responsibility and independence
  • Experience developing and maintaining project plans, issue logs, risk registers, and status reports
  • Strong technical aptitude, organization, analytical, and project management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with executive-level management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills tailored to the audience
  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership, with a willingness to adapt to change in a fast-paced environment

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Continuous Improvement Initiatives
  • Data analysis and business intelligence skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint and/or SmartSheets
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, project management, MIS, computer science, or a related field

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