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Project Manager
Lake Forest, Illinois  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 20, 2021
Job Id #50811 Posted September 22, 2021


  • This position is NonExempt.
  • Hours over 40 will be paid at Time and a Half.
  • Manages/directs the activities and people associated with small to large scale projects with a focus on any or several non-IT business applications and disciplines.
  • Manage/direct all facets of single or multiple, multidimensional, mission-critical projects through the Full Project Life Cycle. Collaborate/work with project sponsors, business units and users to identify project scope and focus, develop or monitor project initiatives, implement project requirements/plans/processes/tools, assign/guide/monitor project staff, and assure project success.
  • Deliver quality project solutions to business problems or issues within defined budgets and/or timelines.
  • Provide expert project guidance/support proactively through project completion.
  • Provide tracking, reporting, and presentation to management and users.
  • 1-6 years experience


  • WHAT YOU’LL DO This position will manage, review multiple, diverse and global project Request for Capital Expenditures (RCEs), supporting summary documents, Supplemental Requests etc. with critical milestones including responsibility for the first gate keeper to continue smooth RCE process flow as well as the tracking and trending of capital related metrics within the capital planning group.
  • Estimates Capital project levels of effort and resource requirements by using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff to understand scope of effort for Front End Planning (FEP) process.
  • Consults with key stakeholders to develop project requirements, Capital spending, Project closure, tracks performance to project plans.
  • Support the team for project execution with Global Regions by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing contingency plans.
  • Manager Capital spending expenditures, identifies systemic problems, and makes recommendations for resolution.
  • Reports and communicates project requirements, status, and performance to Capital Planning/Sr. Leadership team(s) by preparing standard reports and participating in departmental and cross-functional project status reviews.
  • Regularly meets with teams to identify and plan continuous improvement initiatives, hold project status reviews, and participate in the execution of local initiatives.
  • Support project closure process and asset lifecycle management as business need.
  • Support creation of shopping cart and Purchase orders as needed.
  • Must have proven ability to participate in team atmosphere, exhibit and create a sense of appropriate urgency and maintain working relationships, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to leadership.
  • Training and Guide others as needed as far as RCEs write ups and requirements for summary document creation and rational documentations.
  • Remains current on developments in field(s) of expertis

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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