Project Manager

3+ months agoChicago, IL


Kforce has a client in search of a Project Manager in Chicago, IL.Summary:The candidate will be supporting several key initiatives to, with an emphasis on improving our end-to-end process, driving automation and enhancing stakeholder experience. We are searching for an articulate, highly organized, resourceful and self-motivated associate who has both project management and data management experience. The individual must be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment, quickly establishing strong relationships with key partners and have excellent communication skills. This is a minimum 9-month assignment, expected to run through mid-2021.Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinating activities across multiple partner groups and regions to successfully transition from our current tools to a new project management tool (Workfront) across the team
  • Enhance current reporting by identifying gaps and recommending improvements to satisfy stakeholders and leaders; Maximizing efficiencies and consistency across our team; Increasing accuracy and controls; Incorporating established KPIs
  • Support 2021 project intake process by coordinating xLOB investment pipeline discussions across multiple groups and regions; Organizing and documenting project pipeline, and establishing book of work in current tools
  • Provide project management support as needed for several key initiatives across the RTL team


  • Bachelor's degree with three years of project management experience in the financial services industry
  • Basic project management skills, including the ability to coordinate across multiple groups and deadlines
  • Expertise in Microsoft applications (Power Point, Excel, Word) and experience using SharePoint
  • Experience with Workfront is a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize critical deliverables
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a thorough knowledge of the English language, grammar, spelling, punctuation and usage
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Self-starter who is comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Adept at working with colleagues at all levels, including senior management
  • High level of independence, energy and integrity; Demonstrates respect for a diversity of opinions and styles
  • General knowledge of Wholesale Payments products
Can you picture yourself working for one of -America's Ideal Employers-? Our client has received numerous awards and accolades due in part to their commitment to diversity, veterans, and fostering innovation. They've been named one of Fortune Magazine's -World's Most Admired Companies- of 2018 and are included in the -Top 50 Most Innovative Companies- named by Boston Consulting Group. With on-site training and mentoring, they are committed to your professional development as well.Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."