Project Manager

$60 - $70 hourly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Remote
Location: Chicago, IL
Job ID: 135132
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LaSalle Network had partnered with a leading medical organization dedicated to advancing medical research, education and practice. They are seeking a skilled Project Manager to join their team on a contract-to-hire basis. The successful candidate will play a key role in managing custom product development projects and integrating AI solutions into their environment. They follow agile methodologies and utilize tools such as and MS Project to streamline project workflows and ensure successful outcomes. This Project Manager position is a remote contract opportunity with the potential to convert.

Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Lead the planning, execution and monitoring of custom product development projects from initiation to delivery, ensuring adherence to project scope, timeline and budget
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including software developers, data scientists, subject matter experts and stakeholders to define project requirements, objectives and success criteria
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, schedules and resource allocations using agile methodologies and tools such as and MS Project
  • Facilitate daily stand-up meetings, sprint planning sessions and retrospectives to track progress, identify blockers and prioritize tasks
  • Manage project risks and issues proactively, develop mitigation strategies and escalate as necessary to ensure timely resolution
  • Coordinate user acceptance testing (UAT) and gather feedback to drive continuous improvement and ensure alignment with stakeholder expectations
  • Monitor project performance metrics, analyze trends and provide regular status reports and updates to project sponsors and stakeholders
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, transparency and accountability within the project team, promoting effective communication and knowledge sharing
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and trends in AI, healthcare IT and project management methodologies to drive innovation and process improvements
  • Transition successfully managed projects to internal teams or external vendors for ongoing maintenance and support as needed

Project Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Healthcare Administration or related field
  • 5+ years proven experience as a Project Manager managing complex software development projects, preferably in the healthcare or medical association sector
  • Strong understanding of agile methodologies and experience with tools such as and MS Project for project planning and management
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams, drive collaboration and achieve project objectives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence diverse audiences
  • Solid organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks and resources effectively
  • Experience integrating AI solutions or machine learning algorithms into software applications is a plus
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Professional Scrum Master (PSM) is preferred
  • Flexible and adaptable mindset with a proactive approach to problem-solving and continuous improvement

If you are interested in this opportunity and qualify per the requirements, please apply today.

Thank you,

Emily Burkhardt
Sr. Project Manager – Technology Services
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.