IT Project Manager in Chicago, IL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

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IT Project Manager Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for an IT Project Manager. In this role the candidate will be responsible for the coordination and completion of 2-3 strategic and critical projects/programs simultaneously, within the IT Security, Risk and Compliance team. This role oversees all aspects of projects: planning, budget and resources. Also responsible for setting deadlines and milestones, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring/summarizing progress of project.


  • Manages the projects following the enterprise PMLC, a Waterfall framework
  • Delivers high quality artifacts and outcomes through all phases of the PMLC including Envision, Design, Build, and Activate (EDBA) as needed to realize measurable business results
  • Coaches, guides and trains project team members and other PMs on EDBA, PMLC and related artifacts and deliverables
  • Has discretion in making tactical decisions; provides input on strategic decisions to management as required
  • Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects
  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project
  • Provides direction, prioritization and structure to enable efficient implementation of assigned projects and initiatives


  • Undergraduate degree in business or technology
  • 8+ years work experience
  • 8+ years managing projects in large organizations
  • 5+ years' experience managing CyberSecurity projects. Special consideration for project experience implementing MFA, deep packet inspection or Security Control Pen Testing Automation
  • Experience managing multiple large, complex projects across multiple functions
  • Experience working directly with Senior Leadership
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills - able to communicate with and influence others at all levels of the organization to enact and embrace process changes that are not popular
  • Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating, delegating and motivating cross functional groups or activities
  • Exposure with change management/facilitation, enterprise communication and training
  • Highly organized, and the ability to multi-task competing priorities
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Microsoft Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project proficiency


  • Active PMP certification strongly preferred
  • Master's degree
  • Lean Six Sigma certification and demonstrated successful execution using DMAIC or DFSS methodology
  • Information Security certifications/training

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit