Data Analytics Project Manager

| Chicago

Responsibilities

  • Leverage Project Management processes, frameworks, and best practices to effectively execute key cross-functional projects from kickoff to completion. To include: initiating, planning, scheduling, estimating, forecasting, and coordinating all activities while diligently working to ensure all project deliverables are on track, on time, and in scope.
  • Create and maintain essential project management artifacts, to include: Business Requirements Documents, project plans, and timelines.
  • Demonstrate leadership by serving as a key liaison between our technical teams and business stakeholders; own all communication & reporting on project status, deliverables, key decisions, action items, and risks.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate inter-project and inter-team dependencies and risks.
  • Support the spirit of continuous improvement by defining new and/or augmenting existing processes across all functions.

Role Specific Skills

  • Innovative problem-solving skills - dissect and succinctly summarize roadblocks, identify and implement solutions
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects in cross-functional environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Point of view that is pragmatic, process-oriented, and unafraid of ambiguity
  • Self-driven motivation with a bias towards action; Strong sense of curiosity and adaptability
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and effectively deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Experience with Agile methodology and tools like JIRA, SQL, and project management applications

Professional Skills

These are the professional skills we would expect from an individual fully established in this role.

  • Customer Service - Advanced
  • Verbal Communication  - Advanced
  • Written Communication - Advanced
  • Teamwork - Advanced
  • Relationships - proficient
  • Negotiation - proficient
  • Organizational Awareness - Advanced
  • Learning Agility - Proficient
  • Problem Solving - Advanced
  • Process Orientation - Advanced
  • Prioritization - Advanced

 

Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier institution or with a distinguished academic record
  • 1-5 years of project management or relevant experience
  • Experience in a dynamic fast paced environment or startup

    Other Relevant Qualifications

  • Degrees or work experience in the following fields: Industrial or Systems Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Project Management, Product Management
  • Experience working alongside software developers or technical analysts
  • PMP certified or Six Sigma/Green Belt
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Location

875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611

What are SMS Assist Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Spending Plans. Prescription Drug Program. Free Fitness Center membership.

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