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Sr. Project Manager

Description:
Infrastructure Services – Senior Project Manager
The purpose of the Senior Project Manager’s job is to ensure predictable, consistent, and successful
project delivery. The Senior Project Manager will plan, coordinate, and monitor larger scale scope and
budget projects with a high degree of complexity and risk. The Senior Project Manager will partner with
key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project. Projects can span
multiple business units or functional areas. The Senior Project Manager is expected to work under
minimal supervision with oversight provided by the Portfolio Delivery Director within Technology
Services. This position will work with infrastructure technology and business application teams to
implement technology solutions.

Primary Responsibilities:
1. Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
2. Provide a holistic view of the overall project to the organization and all stakeholders
3. Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to:
Defining the overall scope of the project; Creating and maintaining a consolidated timeline/schedule
highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; Identifying and
communicating project dependencies and impacts; Putting mechanisms in place to ensure on-going
control of the project (E.g., Kick off meeting, overall Project Management Approach, Communication
Plan, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change Control, etc.)
4. Define project governance, outlining roles, responsibilities, decision rights and clearly defined
escalation path
5. Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project
outcomes
6. Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and
informed about what is occurring throughout project
7. Proactively communicate the project’s progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency
throughout project lifecycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues
to make effective, timely decisions
8. Facilitate alignment and approach for all related business areas to meet Company Objectives.
9. Knowledgeable about how the organizations work; knows how to get things done through formal
channels and the informal network. Understands the culture of organizations.
10. Drive problems to resolution; lead project teams through the problem-solving process, but outlining
options, presenting recommendations and ensuring timely implementation of the solution.
 
Minimum Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent work experience
8-12 years of previous project management and/or relevant consulting experience
Knowledge of- and demonstrated experience in multiple project management processes,
methodologies, and project lifecycles
Familiarity with both the Waterfall and Agile project management approaches
Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
Experience in driving large scale change efforts
Experience with matrix management of cross-functional processes and teams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Possesses the following key skills/behaviors:
Preferred Qualifications:
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, not required
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred, not required
Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
Familiarity with Project Management tools
 
 
Job Number: 2010120181
Job Location: Alpharetta, GA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 11/14/2020
Last Updated: 12/04/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Kate Burby
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003PAU7QAO&URLSource=cjhunter

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