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Project Manager

Posted about 2 months ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Project Manager
Location: Atlanta, GA 30328
Term: 4 Months Contract to hire

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Leads, plans, and administers the operational and tactical activities of IT and Business project teams related to medium complexity projects
  • Will act as ‘right hand’ on some initiatives so must be able and comfortable meeting and talking with executives both verbally and providing presentations
  • Projects could include ERP, Engineering, and Supply Chain initiatives
  • Responsibilities will include any or all aspects of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, closing, and managing a project using many different development methods (Agile, Waterfall, Spiral, etc)
  • Forms a collaborative relationship with the project stakeholders, partnering to resolve project related issues, provides project status updates, and escalates issues and concerns appropriately
  • Projects will support one or more of our IT imperatives of complexity reduction, digital transformation enablement, or technology disruption
  • Responsible for overall project management, including cost, schedule, and technical performance
  • Manages issues, risks, and changes using appropriate and agreed upon processes and tools
  • Develops and implements detailed project plans
  • Accountable for driving open issues through closure
  • Facilitates escalation as needed to Director Program Operations
  • Continuously analyzes project risk, develops mitigation strategies and drives resolution of issues
  • Prepares and delivers project status reports
  • Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks
  • Strong facilitation skills, communicates effectively with the stakeholder to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Project/Portfolio management experience
  • Risk and Opportunity Management experience
  • Risk Mitigation Plans experience
  • Project Charter Development experience
  • Business application project schedule; plan development experience
  • Solution Development; Bringing the right team together and asking the right questions
  • Prioritizing and gathering information
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field (Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline/equivalent)

Demonstrate competency in:

  • Project delivery
  • Portfolio management
  • Technology and Innovation

Preferred Skills:

  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)
  • Manufacturing industries experience
  • Agile experience or certification a plus

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!