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IT Project Manager 3-4 yrs Alpharetta GA 30004

PDS Tech is seeking an IT Project Manager 3/4 years of experience  for Alpharetta, GA 30004.  Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020
6 Months Contract with possible extension with possible extensions and Must be a US Citizen/ Green Card.
Projects can span multiple business units or functional areas. The Project Manager is expected to work under minimal supervision with oversight provided by the Manager.
3-5 years  of experience. Need to be a solid infrastructure PM. Need to have experience with infrastructure type projects and needs to understand the project lifecycle. Needs to have experience working with a PMO and working complex projects. Understanding WBS is also a nice to have.

Position Summary (Purpose of job):

The purpose of the Project Manager’s job is to ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery. The Project Manager will plan, coordinate, and monitor larger scale scope and budget projects with a high degree of complexity and risk. The Project Manager will partner with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project.

Primary Responsibilities:
Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
Provide a holistic view of the overall project to the organization and all stakeholders
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.)
Define project governance, outlining roles, responsibilities, decision rights and clearly defined escalation path
Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes
Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout project
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
Facilitate alignment and approach for all related business areas to meet company objectives.
Knowledgeable about how the organizations work; knows how to get things done through formal channels and the informal network. Understands the culture of organizations.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
BS degree in business or equivalent work experience
3-5 years of previous project management and/or relevant consulting experience
Knowledge of- and demonstrated experience in project management processes and methodologies, as well as, project lifecycles
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

Ability to practically apply project management concepts to facilitate the achievement of business objectives ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful program delivery
Ability to adapt to and work effectively within a variety of situations and with various individuals
Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders, mobilize and motivate project team, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace
Ability to lead and influence with minimal direction from sponsor or manager
Ability to achieve project outcomes and stakeholder satisfaction
Ability to identify project obstacles and proactively mitigate risks. Escalates and resolves complex issues effectively
Ability to quickly grasps complex concepts and conveys concepts in a way that is easily understood by others
Ability to incorporate feedback and adjust plans or approach
Ability to provide a holistic view by coordinating with and monitoring all impacted business processes from initiation to delivery
Ability to explain the business rationale and benefits of change to client, including impacts to project
Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems
Ability to effectively and quickly solve complex problems rather than symptoms
Ability to engage in project initiating activities such as identifying stakeholders, identifying project management approach, defining roles and responsibilities, etc.
Ability to use proven project management methods and practices to facilitate the achievement of project outcomes
Ability to provide a complete view of the overall project to the organization and all stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, not required
Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
Familiarity with Project Management tools
Job Number: 1910104379
Job Location: Alpharetta, GA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 07/10/2019
Last Updated: 08/16/2019
Attention: Elisabeth Laspe
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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