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Project Manager
Lake Forest, Illinois  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 24, 2021
Job Id #50163 Posted August 27, 2021


  • 5+ years IT experience using a standard IT methodology, with a minimum of 5 years in a project leadership role, performing project planning and implementation


  • Proven experience managing projects and leading cross-functional teams;
  • proven experience managing; and being accountable for several medium and small projects at a given time;
  • self-motivated with excellent planning, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • experience with MS Project, Excel, Word and Visio;
  • experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred;
  • ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment; ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment;
  • ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects; strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization;
  • multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner;
  • strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or related field;
  • Experience with healthcare applications is a plus


  • The Project Manager has overall accountability and responsibility to plan and manage the resources and processes used to develop and implement strategic and tactical application and infrastructure projects.
  • The Project Manager is involved in the management of all task activities and staff assigned to the project.
  • The position requires solid initiation, communication, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to create an effective team environment.
  • Plan and manage execution of IT projects: initial project investigations; requirements definition;
  • scope definition and management;
  • schedule and tasks;
  • issues management;
  • quality and budget; risk analysis and management;
  • contingency planning; change management;
  • overall project control and coordination;
  • monitor and report of project status; manage project teams, manage relationships, execute and improve IT processes; complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.
  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.


  • Strong communication and analytic skills.
  • Excel, Power BI and Microsoft Project skill are preferred.
  • Metric and report development skills are plus. (5 years).
  • B.S. in technical or engineering.

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

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