Chicago Suburbs, West
The IT Project Specialist will manage projects to implement new or updated systems into the production environment. He/she will follow IT project methodology to manage project plans that change the production environment by adding or modifying systems. This individual will take the initiative in the development of project charters; project plans, identification of tasks, and is able to drive projects through to completion, reporting on issues that could impact operations or the progress of a project.
The IT Project Specialist will be responsible for assisting in all phases of the IT Project Life Cycle for varying size projects. This person will work directly with IT management to understand and monitor the project road map, from discovery through delivery, while communicating progress to key stakeholders. A key part of this job will be acting as a liaison between many different departments such as marketing, finance, operations, construction and outside vendors. The IT Project Specialist will also assist in measuring performance of the various projects to better enhance the project process.
The position will take direction from the Information Technology Manager to advance the IT systems to meet the organizations objectives. Maintains a positive work environment and works well with staff members at all levels.