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Global Web Application Project Manager - 12+ months // Chicago, IL

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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Modis Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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span Modis is currently seeking a talented B Application Development Project Manager /B for a 1+ year contract job with our global hospitality client located downtown Chicago.   Just blocks from Metra & CTA Transit, this is an ideal location for both city and suburban commuters! br   br Our client is one of the top hospitality chains in the world, with over 625 locations worldwide.  As part of a commitment to exceptional customer service, our client is creating a web-based application that will allow guests to access the WiFi network and manage their experience through a variety of smartphone, tablet and PC devices. br   br We are seeking a strong project manager who has participated in the full life-cycle of application development / testing / production and who can manage the roll-out of this home-grown application to 20+ countries and 600+ locations worldwide br B   /B br B DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES  MAY INCLUDE: /B br - Interfacing with web development teams here in the USA , and across the World, to coordinate the development of an in-house web application built using Java, JavaScript and custom JavaScript templates (Node.js, Angular.Js, etc). br - Scheduling development, testing and implementation work with global IT vendors. br - Coordinating and managing remote, off-shore development teams br - Working with teams at individual client locations to test, deploy and support this application in production br - Scheduling and hosting regular status meetings with global teams. br - As this position has significant interaction with global locations, there is some expectation for off-hours (typically early evening) support on a weekly basis. br - Using Project Management tools like MS Project and Clarity to track milestones and project status br B - Project Management deliverables will include /B br ul
li Defining project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders. /li li Developing and maintaining full-scale, detailed project plans to be used in tracking project milestones and deliverables. /li li Communicating project status to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. /li li Setting and continually managing project expectations with team members and other stakeholders. /li li Supporting the development and management of project business cases. /li li Monitor project financials and recommending budget changes where necessary. /li li Delegating tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.\ /li li Developing and delivering progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations. /li /ul
  br B REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & TECHNICAL SKILLS /B br   br - Bachelor Degree in a related field a plus br - 7+ years in AppDev Project Management (SDLC, Agile, Waterfall) br - Prior industry experience in travel, entertainment or hospitality a huge plus! br - Demonstrated experience coordinating with Global development teams br - Knowledge of Web Application Development br - Strong interpersonal & communication skills br - Exceptional organizational skills br   br B Hourly Rate: /B Negotiable based on experience br B Location: /B Downtown Chicago (Loop) br B Duration: /B 12 +Months br   br   br If interested in this or other Project Management jobs available through Modis in the Chicago area, please apply today with your most recent resume and contact information – or visit our website