Talent Technology Project Manager in Chicago, IL at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

I have a wonderful contract Project Manager opportunity with a well known consulting firm! This role provides an opportunity to sharpen your project management skills, work for a large and well established consulting firm, and would look great on a resume.

This role will directly support the Strategic Digital Initiatives Leader with a focus on the technology solution to support a firmwide skills strategy and framework. Project deliverables include:
* Technology visioning materials
* Documented system requirements
* Vendor analysis and scorecard to facilitate vendor recommendation
* Implementation roadmap

Key Responsibilities:
Collect requirements and assess technology needs to recommend a future state skills platform. Activities to include:
* Create stakeholder interview guides and vendor assessment questionnaires
* Facilitate end users interviews to understand system needs, pain points and areas of opportunity
* Create materials for technology visioning session
* Document system requirements
* Conduct vendor interviews to document fit against requirements
* Document vendor tool selection analysis
* Support materials creation to outline implementation roadmap and timing options
* Draft an operations, support, and maintenance plan
* Update project plans, track action items, and conduct follow up activities

Qualifications:
* 8+ years of experience with talent technology implementations or enhancing other enterprise digital talent solutions
* Ability to translate functional requirements and identify, with subject matter expert support, dependencies, and downstream implications of new technologies
* Proven experience of documenting workflow and system integrations in order to make recommendations for streamlined future-state - keeping user experience and on-going management at the forefront of design
* Works well in a dynamic, complex, client- and team-focused environment with minimal oversight and an agile mindset
* Strong project management and stakeholder management skills
* Previous experience collaborating with a cross-functional team in a Professional services environment (preferred)

Job Requirements

Qualifications: • 8+ years of experience with talent technology implementations or enhancing other enterprise digital talent solutions • Ability to translate functional requirements and identify, with subject matter expert support, dependencies, and downstream implications of new technologies • Proven experience of documenting workflow and system integrations in order to make recommendations for streamlined future-state – keeping user experience and on-going management at the forefront of design • Works well in a dynamic, complex, client- and team-focused environment with minimal oversight and an agile mindset • Strong project management and stakeholder management skills • Previous experience collaborating with a cross-functional team in a Professional services environment (preferred)