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IT Project Manager

Alpharetta, Georgia 30004

Job ID: 11410 Category: Technology

Job Description

  • The purpose of the Project Manager job is to ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery. The Project Manager will plan, coordinate, and monitor medium sized scope and budget projects. The Project Manager will partner with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project. Projects typically impact a single business unit or functional area. The Project Manager is expected to work under moderate supervision.
  • Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
  • Provide a complete 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 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., Kickoff 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 the project
  • Proactively communicate the project’s progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout the project lifecycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions

 

Qualifications:

  • Required:
    • Bachelor 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 lifecycle
    • Experience in driving small – medium size projects within an organization
  • Preferred:
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
    • Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
    • Familiarity with Project Management tools
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