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Sr. Project Manager
@ ICF Next, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world. Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo.
The position is in Chicago.
We’re currently hiring for a Project Manager.
As a Project Manager, you will:
Track contract, billing and financial details
Monitor invoice schedule and initiates client and vendor invoices
Monitor and drive project schedules
Ensure project financial close-out, reconciling OOP expenses
Raise and maintain awareness of all project issues and risks (including and especially those financial in nature), and work with appropriate personnel to develop solutions
Manage project financial lifecycle, including estimates, revenue forecasts, invoicing, payables, receivables, etc.
Project planning & execution
Manage for project intake, setup and scoping
Work with client team as well as any and all members of assigned project team to estimate costs and timing for tasks, utilizing established estimating process and tools
Coordinate activities of the project team and ensure that project tasks are completed by: scheduling and facilitating project-related team meetings (i.e. kick-offs, status, internal/client reviews, etc.), communicating action steps to team, and delivering weekly status reports to project team, the client and management
Develop, maintain, review and/or disseminate all project documentation including status reports, invoices, change orders, project schedules, budgets, and post mortem reviews.
Ensure that all project documentation is produced in the standard format, follows internal documentation processes and is reviewed and approved
Team management & support
Execute collaboration and admin tools across teams
Consult and execute training on financial processes
Act as day to day point of contact for account leads
Partner with finance and accounting
As a Project Manager, you will have:
5-7 years of experience managing relevant projects in a consulting or agency environment
Bachelor’s degree required
Competent knowledge of one or more of the following: PR and social projects, media and advertising projects, brand project, digital strategy projects
Competent understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, perform resource allocations and run team meetings
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Proven team-building skills; experience facilitating teams and clients
Ability to solve problems with keen instincts and organizational experience
Strong MS Office skills
Must have a focus on detail and driving results
Working knowledge of contract interpretation and negotiation
Strong attention to detail is a must
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.
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Chicago, IL (IL14)