IL, Downers Grove
MS PPM Project Consultant
Downers Grove, IL
The IT Project Coordinator position provides support to the project management team through the delivery of services associated with project management. The position will focus on supporting our Project and Portfolio Management tool -Microsoft PPM (Project Portfolio Management). It will also provide administrative and technical support such as scheduling, monitoring time frames & deadlines, and other relevant information to project managers.
- Work with project team leaders to write user stories for PPM processes to be implemented in the PPM tool
- Perform setup and configuration functions for the PPM tool (Microsoft PPM)
- Identify opportunities to improve use and content of the PPM tool (Microsoft PPM)
- Develop and maintain reports and dashboards to facilitate data analysis
- Participate with other IT areas and project team members to coordinate and test functionality changes
- Create and modify procedure documentation, user guides and job aids as necessary
- Assist project team as needed to ensure project success
- Work through and resolve issues as needed
- Facilitate meetings as required
- Experience in IT
- 2-3 years experience in Microsoft PPM
- 1+ years of experience in a Project Management role or environment
- Strong aptitude for IT processes, systems/process improvement, quality assurance and/or project management.
- Candidate must be perceived as ambitious, enthusiastic, self-confident, versatile and willing to learn.
- Candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to work individually and in a team environment.
- Candidate must be able to communicate effectively, build credibility and trust, analyze problems and make decisions, and learn continuously.
- Candidate must possess leadership qualities (leading self and others)
- Must be proficient with MS Office tools, such as Word and Excel and PowerPoint
- Organized with an orientation toward details
- Ability to learn project process quickly
- This position requires individuals who are capable of coordinating multiple efforts simultaneously
- Requires an ability to deliver on tight deadlines