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Position

Senior Project Manager or - Junior Project Manager

Location

New York, NY or Chicago, IL – your choice!

Compensation

Base salary to $140,000 plus Bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K; Life and AD&D Insurance; Savings Accounts and much more!

The Firm

U.S. Global Law Firm

Summary &
Duties

  • Responsible for applying broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures in project and team management to Plan, Execute and Delivery business critical projects.
  • The Project Manager is expected to complete difficult and complex assignments with limited direction and has the latitude to make decisions and recommendations regarding assigned projects.
  • The Project Manager will have wide accountability to drive the performance of cross functional teams involved in the planning and delivery of projects.
  • Leads project planning, resourcing / staffing, progress reporting, people management, and troubleshooting for assigned projects.
  • Ensures project results meet requirements regarding technical quality, reliability, schedule and cost. 
  • Leads business-process analysis and process-improvement activities as part of every project when BA resources are not available
  • Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices.
  • Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.
  • The Project Manager proactively monitors and manages execution of deliverables through all program / project phases. 
  • Leading multiple simultaneous cross-functional programs from inception through to deployment
  • Interacting with a variety of business and IT stakeholders as a peer and trusted advisor
  • Leading business-process analysis and process-improvement activities as part of every project when BA resources are not available
  • Contributing to improvements in project management processes and operating mechanisms
  • Preparing, analyzing, and presenting requirements, design mockups and project dashboard

Experience & Skills
& Technology

  • 10+ years with a background in consulting, business analysis and process design.  Bachelor’s Degree in related field required.
  • Work on new software implementations, infrastructure efforts such as a server refresh, process reengineering and enhancements to current software already in production.
  • Acts as Project Manager on assigned project efforts in accordance with the Firm's project management methodology.
  • Leads project meetings, providing timely minutes and creating proper work breakdown structures (WBS) on which to execute; manages the work efforts outside of meetings.
  • Actively utilizes Firm's Eclipse PM system to timeline/hold WBS, issues/risks, financials and status message on a daily/standard basis to reflect current state as real time as possible.
  • Assigns and tracks resources by and across project/ project efforts in conjunction with functional managers.
  • Escalates known issues/risks to project success to manager as appropriate when at an impasse where time, cost or resources are affected.
  • Microsoft Project, Office, Outlook, Document Management System (DMS)
  • Proficiency with Visio diagrams and decision trees
  • Eclipse PM Software a plus; JIRA issue management software a plus
  • Enterprise Management Systems; Financial, Human Resources, Time Tracking, and Billing 
  • Experience with PeopleSoft a plus

    EEO EMPLOYER: Filcro Legal Staffing and the organizations we represent are equal opportunity employers, who recruit, employ, compensate and promote project managers and project manager jobs in law firms regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status and we comply with all federal and state laws.

To Apply

Shannon Kay
Assistant Vice President
Filcro Legal Staffing
295 Madison Avenue

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