Job Listing Description

Contingent Project Manager

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Contingent Project Coordinator in Sandy Springs, GA.

Requires at least introductory/basic PM knowledge, skill & experience. Additional skills needed: communication, time mgmt., organizational skills & attention to detail
Operates in coordination with, & takes direction from both the Project Lead/Project Manager. He/she takes direction & supports the Project Manager/Project Lead to ensure:
  • All project activities/outputs align with strategic objectives, deliverables, schedules, business case & expectations set with Sponsor & the client's senior leadership
  • All project documentation is organized, managed & properly distributed (i.e. project plans, etc)

This position will work with Project Manager/Project Lead for planning, updates & status reviews with Sponsors. He/she needs to understand & apply the client's PM principles, guidelines & standards. Travel may be required as needed.

Job Description:

  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead to Ensure Project Output Meets Program Expectations (
    25% of time)
  • Facilitates all Project Planning & Execution of PM Activities (
    15% of time)
  • Utilizes Defined PM Processes & Tools Appropriate for Projects (
    60% of time)
  • Assists the Project Manager/Project Lead in the mgmt. of project lifecycles, including project scope, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building/deployment of projects from beginning to end
  • Assists the Project Manager/Project Lead in the PM artifacts & proper use throughout project such as:

            -Project Charter
            -Project Plan
            -RACI
            -Risk/Issue identification & mitigation
            -Status report dev./updates appropriate PM artifacts, as needed
  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead with documenting/reviewing deliverables to ensure quality
  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead with PM activities related to scope, funding, cost plans, planned vs. actual expense, etc
  • Must have knowledge of PM discipline with emphasis on effective use of PM soft skills essential to his/her success
  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead with communications, scheduling meetings, conference rooms, WebEx, etc
  • Assists Project Manager/Project Lead with providing internal/external customers & stakeholders thorough responses to problem resolution

Skills/Education/Experience:
  • Communicate processes to customers trained on process changes/enhancements
  • Dev/monitor process metrics to gauge health of a proj & identify process improvement opportunities
  • Observe a process & gather feedback/concerns from others for process improvement opportunities
  •  Experience applying Stakeholder/Comm Mgmt. principles including governing bodies/ Owners/Sponsors/key senior stakeholders/Project Lead/team/SME's
  •  Able to plan weeks in advance to plan efforts & manage multiple projs
  •  Able to work full time (
    40 hours per week with potential to work overtime if necessary); must be flexible to work occasional weekends, holidays & possible overnight stays depending on the assignment, as needed.
  •  Experience/expertise with Commercial PM Software (i.e. MS Project/Office, etc) & the ability to learn UPS Projects Website & other tools
  •  Experience with web-based remote meeting applications (i.e. Skype, Zoom, WebEx, etc)
  •  Willing to travel by plane or driving personal vehicle or rental car. [Note: mileage, airfare, rental car will be reimbursed]
  •  Bachelor’s Degree (or int’l comparable degree)
  •  3 years of PM experience
  •  6 years as a proj team member
  •  Experience using MS Office including MS Project/SharePoint
  •  Willing to travel by plane or drive personal vehicle/rental car
  •  PM Certifications: PMI PMP, Agile, LEAN Certified/Six Sigma, etc

 
Job Number: 1910108460
Job Location: Atlanta, GA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 11/07/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Earl Sawyer
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745
Email: southeastjobs@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002fRgGQAU&URLSource=cjhunter

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