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Contract sr. Project Manager

at Here in Illinois | IL Jobs

MS Project, Excel, Sharepoint, JIRA, Confluence, cross functional, matrix

Travel Req:


HERE, a Nokia company, is looking for a skilled Sr Project Manager to help drive the development efforts within an Automated Driving / Connected Driving initiative. The goal of this initiative is create revolutionary solutions in the Highly Automated Driving environments both as technology platform and product offerings.

The Automated Driving team develops massive real-time event processing and Big Data analytical systems in a data streaming environment. In this role, the successful candidate will be participating in and supporting all stages of the software development lifecycle in an Agile environment.

This is an exciting and influential role responsible for driving our data and personalization strategy to provide differentiated and relevant driving experiences. Our ability to integrate advanced data sources from vehicles with extensive commercial content and consumer data will be the key to that success.


Responsible for managing and executing programs and / or large projects within HERE Connected Driving.
Follows the HERE standards to ensure consistency in program deliverables and execution.
Develops a deep knowledge of all aspects of the program, defines priorities and effectively manages planning, execution, and monitoring to successful conclusion.
Works with Product Owners to assure requirements are captured and recorded using the appropriate methodology such as Agile or PMI PMP methods depending on the program/project.
Works with Scrum Masters and Agile teams to effectively fulfill product requirements.
Monitors program performance and takes corrective action as necessary to achieve program deliverables.
Identify program risk and mitigation plans to minimize impact on deliverables.
Manage changes to the program scope, schedule and costs in order to keep the program on track.
Effectively communicate program status to all key stakeholders and team members.


Undergraduate degree required.
6 – 9 years of successful management and solution delivery of cross-functional projects and programs
Strong project management and delivery process/methodology and project management tool experience (e.g. MS Project, Excel, Sharepoint, JIRA, Confluence).
Highly competent in product delivery life cycles and methods to optimize the life cycle for project needs via use of best practices
Strong technical aptitude
Good understanding of Waterfall and Agile program management methodologies.
Ability to work cross-functionally in a complex, matrix environment including business partners.
Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills
Capable of working independently
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Exceptional multi-tasking ability
Ability to travel


Previous experience in automotive industry is a definite plus.
Experience with ISO 9001, A-Spice, CMMI or similar process frameworks.
Experience with Requirements Management methods and tools.

425 W. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60606

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