Senior Project Manager (Contract)

Based in Chicago

About USAbility

USAbility is a leading, innovative and unique management consultancy with core expertise in the digital space of the betting and gaming sector. We work collaboratively with our clients to deliver large scale changes, integrations and complex expansions. Our team is diverse and made up of industry veterans and experts in their field. We believe in work life balance and looking after our people, because we understand there is no business without them. We encourage remote and flexible working and bringing your whole self to work. We work tirelessly to make sure we are competitive, fair and an employee of choice.

About the role

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to run projects across our portfolio of clients with a U.S. focus. The successful SPM will a seasoned professional with at least 3yrs previous U.S. iGaming delivery experience and have experience managing both the technical and operational sides of these projects. You will be a highly motivated, self-starting individual with in-depth knowledge of the U.S. iGaming regulatory landscape and the challenges it presents in delivering projects remotely with multiple vendors. As well as a proven track record of these types of implementations and be able to lead teams through the levels of detail needed to be successful. 

Day to day…

  • Manage the overall scope, schedule, budget and quality of a programme of projects with a U.S. focus
  • Deliver individual IT projects based on predefined process and strategy
  • Define scope of effort required to meet project objectives
  • Define activities, sequences of events, dependencies and duration of tasks required to complete the project
  • Manage resources and materials committed to the project
  • Facilitate team building and communication
  • Provide direction and decision making for problem resolution
  • Implement corporate operating procedures including communication, documentation, quality, and change control processes
  • Assess and manage risk of strategic, technical, financial, political and/or business factors facing the project
  • Coordinate all project matters and monitor daily; assign/delegate tasks as appropriate
  • Identify internal and external factors jeopardizing the project, escalate issues and recommend solutions to senior management
  • Analyze, review, forecast and report project spending
  • Coordinate post project review with a view to improve future projects performance

What we are looking for:

  • Extensive project management experience in the online gaming space, exposure to the U.S. market is a must
  • A solid understanding and experience in the use of Project Management principals and methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall and Lean
  • A consistent track record of delivering better customer experiences, whilst delivering major product improvements and supporting significant business growth
  • Superb interpersonal skills as cross team and department alignment is critical to delivery success and you will be at the forefront of making this happen
  • Strong leadership skills, ensuring that you are seen as a role model and able to influence teams with your knowledge and experience of delivery and Agile ways of working
  • Outcome focused with the ability to determine what contributes value and what does not

An equal opportunity employee

At USAbility, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do, after all our goal is to build happy and efficient teams. We strive to maintain a culture of inclusion, respect and trust and this starts with our hiring process. We respect and embrace opinions and encourage the fact we are not all the same. Whatever background you are coming from, we need your unique perspective to help us succeed and we can’t wait to hear from you. All applications will be managed in the strictest confidence.

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