Project Manager
Business Consulting | Lisle, Illinois

Who We Are

We’re a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection and collaboration and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in the industry and we work hard to maintain a culture that our people can be proud of.

Working For Primera

Our Business Consulting division is a talented team of experts working together to deliver consulting solutions that keep our clients’ businesses moving forward. As if we are an extension of their team, we provide full-service planning, design and implementation business services on everything from Project Management Office organizations to Gap Analysis and Process Improvements, including Reporting Systems and Risk Management for infrastructure systems and assets.

Who You Are

• Knowledge of consulting approach to assisting clients with their needs
• Knowledge of project delivery process
• Able to effectively manage projects
• Able to manage/coordinate consultant team
• Skilled in MS Office and MS Project
• Skilled in data management and reporting
• Utility or other regulated environment experience
• Good delegation, mentoring, and team skills
• Good presentation, written and verbal communication skills
• Strong project manager to coordinate with individual or multiple implementation teams and provide consolidated progress and information to all project participants
• Ability to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Possess strong and collaborative leadership skills
• Ability to navigate different projects and schedules
• Experience with managing and escalating (as applicable) Risks/Issues, as well as developing mitigation plans
• Minimum 10 years of experience, with at least 2 years of relevant Project Management/Consulting experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or technical field
• PMP preferred

What You'll Do

• Provide Management and Executive level status and metrics reporting
• Document and maintain complex project plans
• Manage scope with stakeholders
• Manage the work/tasks of various types of resources on the project team
• Lead or assist in business development efforts
• Lead or assist in the development of proposals
• Lead or assist in the review and execution of project agreements
• Lead or assist in the procurement and management of all prime and sub-consultant services
• Manage project delivery and submittal of project deliverables. Ensures the projects are completed on schedule and under budget for both the client and Primera
• Develop and implement project plans
• Ability to travel for client engagements, up to 80%
• Provide direction to project team on projects they are managing
• Represent Primera at client meetings
• Implement the quality management system for project delivery

Some of What You'll Enjoy

  • An excellent benefits package including 401K match, gym and transit subsidies, continuing education reimbursement and much more
  • A fun, inclusive, and collaborative environment
  • The fruits of our employee-led committees focused on offering engaging social, wellness and community service activities all year long

Equal Employment Opportunity
Primera is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Primera’s practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion and compensation, shall not be based on any person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, physical handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group as defined by law.

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