Associate Project Manager

Project Management | Chicago, IL, United States | AMERICAS
The Associate Project Manager will be part of Mattersight’s Implementation Services organization, responsible for leading and managing customer facing projects through the entire project lifecycle. Mattersight’s project delivery methodology emphasizes the customer experience and satisfaction while focusing on high quality and timely delivery.
This role demands effective communication with customers and internal stakeholders across concurrent projects. Project Managers must be highly organized, articulate, detail-orientated, and able to lead effectively.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead and manage complex customer facing software delivery projects from initiation through closure
• Take ownership of project planning, resource management, scope and budget management to deliver profitable projects in a timely manner
• Manage project scope, schedule, risks and issues to ensure smooth delivery of projects.
• Provide accurate and timely communications to project stakeholders with an emphasis on customer satisfaction
• Provide regular updates on internal project management IT systems and use of project management tools
• Proactively provide feedback on lessons learned and contribute to the development, maintenance, and enhancement of all project management processes and tools
• Analyze and troubleshoot technical product and client-specific issues

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES
• 1-3 years of experience managing projects using established project management disciplines and methodologies
• 2+ years of experience in a business and/or information technology environment and setting
• Customer service experience and the ability to build and forge strong relationships
• Detail oriented and ability to manage several concurrent initiatives
• Able to lead meetings and communicate materials clearly (status, open issues, risks, delay, defects reporting) to broad groups of stakeholders
• Ability to push resources forward and escalate to internal leadership when appropriate

NICE TO HAVES
• PMP certification or certification process in-flight
• CSM certification or certification process in-flight
• A bachelor’s degree or greater from an accredited university
• Knowledge of call center and telephony infrastructure and/or software
• Creative problem solving ability and comfort with ambiguity

WHO IS NICE-MATTERSIGHT
Have you ever spoken with someone and felt as though you just clicked? The magical feeling you get is the result of a personality connection. NICE-Mattersight creates that feeling every day, in call centers and companies around the world, through a unique suite of enterprise software solutions.

We have analyzed over a billion interactions for leading healthcare, travel and hospitality, financial, insurance, tech, telecom, utilities and other clients, and built more than 10 million (and counting) behavioral algorithms that leverage a world-renowned personality model. The resulting products help employees and customers have smoother, faster, more productive conversations with each other—in short, better chemistry.

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