Project Manager (279-901)

  • Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA
  • Sep 03, 2017

Job Description

Command Alkon, a global leader in integrated technology solutions to the concrete and construction materials industry for over 40 years, has a unique opportunity to fill a Project Manager role in our Oak Brook IL location. We are searching for a Project Manager that has experience with principles, techniques and tools to manage project schedules, plans, quality, communication, risks, and issues through delivery:
* Directs and coordinates activities of assigned project personnel to ensure project progress on schedule and within budget
* Create and maintain project documentation
* Develops and Maintains a detailed project plan, to include scope and implementation process
* Identify and schedule necessary internal and customer resources
* Identify, coordinate, and work with outside vendors related to the project to ensure on-site readiness
* Coordinate with internal company resources to determine technical environment readiness
* Monitor readiness of projects and adjust schedule as necessary, keeping all parties informed of project status
* Manage Project Schedule
* Manage Project Change Control
* Define and Manage Project Stakeholders
* Define and document customer requirements for modification requests, and propose solutions.
* Develop Project Communication Plan
* Monitor the service issues customers are having during the project life cycle
* Review with customer during Project Closure phase level of satisfaction and project success
* Work with Implementation Manager in determining accurate forecasting for the department
* Serve as a liaison between customer and internal resources during the project life cycle to resolve technical issues
* Facilitates meetings to discuss issues and implementation strategies and solicit alternative points of views, problem solving, and decision making
* Other duties as requested
Required Skills
* +/-25% travel required, domestic and potentially international.
* Bachelor's degree in IT or Business related field preferred
* 4+ years of experience in customer service and/or project management required
* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
* Strong organizational and time management skills
* Ability to remain calm and professional in hectic situations
* Ability to work in fast paced environment
* Ability to solve problems effectively and creatively
* Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
* Knowledge of the construction materials industry
* MS Office suite
* MS Server environments
* Microsoft Project preferred
* Some MS SQL knowledge preferred
* Citrix preferred
Why work for Command Alkon?
Command Alkon is the global leader for over 40 years in integrated technology solutions for the concrete and construction materials industry because of the committed relationship we have to our employees and our customers. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, Command Alkon has over 600 employees worldwide with offices in Kansas, Ohio, Illinois, Utah, California, Malaysia, Brazil, Canada, England, France, India and the Netherlands. For more information about us and our products, visit
Command Alkon strives to be an employer of choice and offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
* Employee Recognition Programs
* Casual dress code
* Generous family medical and dental insurance plans
* Company-paid life insurance, short term disability and long term disability insurance
* Tuition Reimbursement Program
* Free soft drinks and hot beverages
Command Alkon is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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