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IT Project Manager 5-7 yrs, Alpharetta GA 30004

PDS Tech is seeking a Project Manager 5-7 yrs 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
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 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 Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:
Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
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 lifecycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions
Minimum Job Qualifications:
BS 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
Experience in driving small – medium size projects within an organization
Proficient with Project Management tools

Ability to establish and maintain relationships with project team members
Ability to influence project team, internal, and/or external stakeholders
Ability to understand project stakeholder needs, interests, and influence for project success  
Ability to practically apply project management concepts to facilitate the achievement of project goals ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
Ability to analyze the situation and leverages team to define an executable plan to meet project goals  
Ability to ensure team alignment on project goals, objectives and business outcomes
Ability to lead with support from project sponsor, when needed  
Ability to meet project deadlines
Ability to identify project obstacles, proactively mitigate risks and escalate and resolve issues effectively  
Ability to quickly grasps new concepts and translate to others
Ability to respond effectively to new information, situations and individuals         
Ability to gather and analyze information needed to improve satisfaction levels of clients
Ability to understand how project connects to broader company goals
Ability to effectively identify and communicate project problems to stakeholders
Ability to proactively develop solutions to project challenges
Ability to drive project problems to closure          
Ability to engage in project initiating activities such as identify stakeholders, identifying project management approach, defining roles and responsibilities, etc.
Ability to use practically apply project methodologies and practices to execute project, manage changes, and facilitate achievement of project deliverables on-time, within budget and with quality

Preferred Qualifications:
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, not required
Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
Job Number: 1910104374
Job Location: Alpharetta, GA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 10/01/2019
Last Updated: 10/17/2019
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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