Manager: Technical Project Managment

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Schaumburg, IL


<strong>Founded in 1982, Connection delivers valuable IT services and advanced technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare markets. Today, we serve our customers through our staff of highly trained Account Managers, our team of on-staff experts, and our efficient procurement websites. We are also proud to offer custom-configured computer systems from a ISO 9001:2015 certified technical configuration lab at our distribution center in Wilmington, OH.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Our company has over&nbsp;<a href="">2,500 technical certifications</a>&nbsp;that ensure our experts can solve any customer need, no matter how complex. Additionally, our GlobalServe offering delivers global procurement solutions through our network of 500 suppliers in 174 countries.</strong>

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Overview: Connection has a fantastic opportunity in Schaumburg, IL. We are looking for a Technical Project Manager. This is a full-time permanent opportunity with an immediate start.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Oversees portfolio of projects and project lifecycles through project managers or directly as a project manager as required.</li> <li>Provides support and guidance to the team of project managers and project coordinators on project management skills, techniques, concepts.</li> <li>Manages key service delivery projects as required</li> <li>Monitors the project health and risk profiles for all active projects across the project portfolio to ensure successful delivery</li> <li>Manages the project portfolio by implementing governance processes</li> <li>Creates and distributes performance reports</li> <li>Provides technical guidance and oversight with project delivery.</li> <li>Review draft project schedules with the project managers and project coordinators to ensure tasks required to deliver technology solutions are define in the project schedules</li> <li>Act as a technical subject-matter expert to assist all PMO project managers with understanding the technology solutions they are responsible for delivering</li> <li>Act as a technical point of escalation to assist with project scoping, project delivery, or to identify opportunities for providing additional technical training for the team</li> <li>Manages team of project managers and coordinators, providing guidance, support and administering employee policies and procedures related to time management, performance management, compensation, and staff development.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent combination of education and work experience</li> <li>Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills with ability to create complex spreadsheets using formulas, including v-lookup, and pivot tables.</li> <li>Technical aptitude with ability to absorb and apply newly learned technical skills</li> <li>Previous experience managing external-facing projects required</li> <li>Experience managing a team of project managers desired.</li> </ul>