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Sr. Project Manager

  • Location: Atlanta, 30354
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

We are looking for a Sr. Project Manager to join our team for a long-term contract opportunity!

Position: Sr. Project Manager
Location: Atlanta, GA
Term: 12 months


Your role:

  • Leads project planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting activities for small to medium projects.
  • Facilitates needs assessment and the development of recommended project control solutions to be used for planning, scheduling, and tracking projects through integration of various PM tools.
  • Determines, monitors, and reviews all project economics to include costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources, and risks.
  • Plans, schedules, monitors, and reports on activities related to the project.
  • Controls project requirements, scope, and change management issues.
  • Establishes appropriate metrics for measuring key project criteria.
  • Manages changes in operational plan.
  • Develops project control and reporting procedures and manages changes in operational plan.
  • Undertakes status review meetings among project team members and clients.
  • Typically manages a project with a team size of approximately 7 FTEs.
  • Determines client requirements and translates requirements into operational plans.
  • Identifies and assembles the appropriate blend of resources to meet project needs and requirements; manages sub-contractors.
  • Creates communication plans, ensuring that appropriate information is exchanged key stakeholders.
  • Typically manages a project with a team size of around 15 FTE.
  • Assess dependencies amongst the projects in the program and monitor the progress of projects to ensure continuous alignment with program objectives.
  • Develop and maintain all project deliverables throughout the project lifecycle and review the deliverables with IT Program Managers and Leadership.
  • Identify project risk, develop a risk management plan and actively manage risk throughout the project lifecycle.

Is this a fit:

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience managing multiple medium/high complexity projects in a matrix resource environment, working with diverse project sponsors across multiple business units.
  • Experience influencing and managing project teams without formal direct reporting relationships.
  • Experience managing System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) projects using an iterative methodology preferred Comprehensive knowledge of PMI based project management competency areas and methodologies and experience applying these methods to manage successful projects.
  • High-level of proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Project Serve as a communication clearing house for all formal project status reporting.
  • Master's degree in Project Management or related technical field required
  • Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies and methods.
  • Experience mentoring, coaching and developing rising talent in the technology department.
Desired Skills:
  • Bachelors degree in related field highly desirable Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Possess high technical expertise and technical project management experience preferred.
  • High-level understanding of IT infrastructure and application architectures is desired.
  • Professional Project Management Certification from accredited intuition preferred
If this sounds like you, please apply to MATRIX today!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA) by emailing To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.