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Jr Project Manager

Location : Springfield, Il
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No


The Jr Project Manager leads all aspects implementation which includes supporting, organizing, deployment, coordination, and management. Reports up to Program Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities
· Manage all aspects of network/telecom equipment deployment from: customer relationship, project plan of record, project schedule, cost, and inventory.
· Direct or complete equipment deployment activities
· Ensure that quality of the work is within client standards.
· Maintain a good working relationship with the customer's representatives and all disciplines involved in the project.
· Ensure proper records are maintained for all equipment deployment.
· Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
· Attend internal coordination and progress meetings, providing updates as needed.
· Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
· Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
· Perform on-going status checks with the program team, and periodic reviews with upper management
· Manage integration of third-party technical partners with internal team
· Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
· Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
· Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
· Lead and facilitate project activities with the sales agent and client.
· Oversee the project timeline


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred in the field of Computer Information Science.

  • 1-3 years of direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of strategy development and execution.

  • Solid working knowledge of current IT technologies, across a wide variety of areas.

  • Ability to deal tactfully with vendors, suppliers, and contractors who provide a broad spectrum of software application products and services.

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Adept at conducting research into software-related issues.

  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.

  • Customer service skills an asset.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

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