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IS PROJECT MANAGER

Post Date:  Jun 17, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60604

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition Number:  11126
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? 

 

At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.

 

Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine—including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses—deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway’s proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. Read more about the incredible recognition that we recieved!

 

If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around – GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! 

 

JOB SUMMARY

The IS Project Manager will direct the activities of a specified project team. Responsible for the successful delivery of a tangible product within an agreed scope, timeframe and budget; while using approved and appropriate project management methodologies.  The Project Manager must be able to develop partnerships with various business units and relationships which consists of management and team members. The IS Project Manager will be responsible for the work of others as it relates to project delivery but will not ahve any people management related responsibilities.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Manages and directs the activities of IS projects which includes the scope, budget, and resources.  Ensures a high degree of customer satisfaction and successful solution delivery.
  • Establishes project goals and success factors, develops project plans, budgets and schedules with input and buy-in from key stakeholders and team members.
  • Directs and monitors the work of team members involved in the project to ensure successful project completion as defined by the success criteria outlined in the project plan.
  • Leads the project teams to successfully achieve goals in the most cost-effective and time-saving manner possible.
  • Provides project management mentorship for project leads as requested, and works with team members to assist in their professional PM development.
  • Works with manager to develop and enhance Information Technology methodologies, processes and standards, create templates, and selects and implements project management tools.
  • Collaborates with internal groups and supervise processes in order to maintain integrity of organizational technology standards.
  • Completes all necessary project documentation in compliance with established project methodology.

 

KNOWLEDGE ,SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of computer systems, software applications and networks in order to effectively manage projects at a level normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in data processing/computer technology, or related field.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies at a level normally acquired through at least five years related Project Management experience; Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of MS Project, Visio, Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Demonstrated skills in designing, developing, implementing and managing technology solutions required.
  • Analytical skills necessary to understand and analyze business processes and the use of technology by different facets of the organization.  
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, both written and verbal, required to effectively oversee, direct, delegate and follow-up on the work of others.
  • Proven presentation and facilitation skills necessary to present information to the IS team and other  Gateway personnel.
  • Ability to create and work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Strong organizational skills necessary to effectively plan, organize and manage tasks. Must be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast paced, highly dynamic atmosphere and react quickly to changes.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to communicate with others in person or by telephone in order to gather and exchange information.
  • Ability to continually proofread, check and verify data from printed form and computer monitor display. 
  • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to enter, retrieve, and/or audit information, data and system application commands.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits: 

 

Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  •  Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
  • Catastrophic Absence Time (CAT) - Accrue up to seven days annually, to be used during an extended personal illness
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Commuter Accounts
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training & Development Programs

 

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.


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