Technical Project Manager

$70,000 - $80,000 yearly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Remote

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Remote]

Job ID:125050

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Job Description
Our nonprofit client is dedicated to making a positive impact through education. As a Technical Project Manager at our nonprofit client, you will be responsible for applying industry best practices to oversee technology and digital transformation projects from initiation to closure. This role involves managing various project aspects such as work allocation, resource management, scope and timeline control, quality assurance, risk mitigation, communication and stakeholder engagement. By working collaboratively across teams, you will contribute to the realization of positive change and the successful delivery of organizational commitments.

Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Apply agile and traditional project management methodologies, customizing them to the company’s organizational context
  • Maintain a comprehensive view of assigned projects and monitor the status of all project components
  • Lead project team meetings, promoting coordination among technical and functional leaders, including experts from program, policy, research and operations domains
  • Ensure project goals are advanced, and all project aspects are on schedule, within budget, and within scope
  • Collaborate with project teams and external partners to ensure required resources are available for project success
  • Provide expertise in business analysis by collaborating with functional teams to implement technology and digital transformation solutions
  • Develop requirements documents and vendor selection processes
  • Research and evaluate new hardware, software and service providers
  • Assist teams in system implementation, upgrades and maintenance
  • Assist project leaders in overall project management, including anticipating deadlines, implementing change control measures, regularly reviewing scope, collecting project information and distributing status reports
  • Proactively identify challenges to project milestones and initiate resolutions
  • Develop and execute change management strategies and activities to ensure smooth adoption of changes introduced by projects
  • Introduce new processes or improve existing ones to optimize workflow and deliver value to internal and external stakeholders; define roles, decision sets and waste reduction strategies
  • Provide training and consultation to colleagues to enhance organizational proficiency in project, change and process management
  • Support PMO operations to optimize services for internal stakeholders

Project Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, particularly in technology and digital transformation initiatives
  • Familiarity with agile and traditional project management methods
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to analyze complex business problems and devise effective solutions
  • Proficiency in change management principles and practices
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational abilities
  • Salesforce experience preferred

Thank you,

Rachel Krauss
Senior Project Manager
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.