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IT Project Manager

Description:
Position Summary (Purpose of job):
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 their Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:
Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
Provide a complete view of the overall project to 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 highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts; Putting mechanisms in place to set expectations and ensure on-going control of the project (E.g., Kick off meeting, overall Project Management Approach, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change Control, etc.);
Define project governance outlining roles and responsibilities and decision rights
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 life cycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions
 
Minimum Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent work experience
5 - 7 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 lifecycle
Need to be a solid infrastructure PM. Need to have experience with infrastructure type projects and needs to understand the project life cycle. Needs to have experience working with a PMO and working complex projects. Understanding WBS is also a nice to have
Experience in driving small – medium size projects within an organization
Proficient with Project Management tools

Processes the following key skills/behaviors:
•Judgment:
o Ability to practically apply project management concepts to facilitate the achievement of project goals ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
o Ability to analyze the situation and leverages team to define an executable plan to meet project goals

Preferred Qualifications:
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, not required
• Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
 
 
Job Number: 1910106843
Job Location: Alpharetta, GA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 09/16/2019
Last Updated: 10/22/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Timothy Glapa
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=a1i1T000002fK1XQAU&URLSource=cjhunter

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