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IT Project Manager

  • Location: Atlanta, 30328
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 months ago

Position: Technology Project Manager
Location: Atlanta, GA 30328
Term:  3 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
Project Delivery
  • Manage scope, schedule, and cost for assigned technology projects; may be responsible for one or more simultaneous projects.
  • Forecast monthly spending throughout the life of projects.
  • Develop project management deliverables, within compliance with approved methodology requirements.
  • Communicate a clear vision of the project’s objectives, and motivate the project team to achieve them.
  • Organize the work into manageable work packages or phases and determine an effective approach to completing the work.
  • Manage relationships with project stakeholders, including Technology and Business partners.
  • Establish and publish clear priorities among project activities.
  • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles to ensure the project team can make progress.
  • Effectively coordinate the activities of the team to meet project milestones.
  • Provide performance input to team members’ functional managers.
  • Proactively manage change to baselined scope, schedule, and cost variables, communicating impacts and facilitating decisions.
  • Develop accurate estimates for effort, budget, and schedule.
  • Develop resource plans, including the skills required.
  • Work with Technology and Business Partners to procure resources, both internally and externally.
  • Manage the financial aspects of the project: budgeting, estimate to actual variance, etc.
  • Develop and maintain all project management documentation.
  • Analyze the actual performance against the plan and adjust consistency with plan objectives
Risk, Change, and Issue Management - Communications
  • Analyze risks, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibility for initiating mitigating action.
  • Provide tracking and reporting on progress to plan, cost and schedule reporting, and change control.
  • Resolve issues that impact the project in a timely, effective manner.
  • Manage vendor relations and procurement related to the project requirements.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical, business, or management discipline; or equivalent professional experience.
  • 5+ years of professional Technology experience, 3-5+ years of project management experience in technical projects.
  • Knowledge of and competency in PMI-based project management processes, including planning tasks and allocating resources, risk management, issues management, time management, and financial management/programs.
  • Demonstrated experience running multiple technology projects.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent meeting planning and facilitation skills.
  • Experience with business support software applications such as MS Office. (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Visio, and Access)
  • Experience with Telecommunications, Infrastructure, and Automation projects.

Even better if you have:
  • PMP certification
  • ACP or SCM skills.
  • Experience with agile methodologies.
  • Experience managing projects in corporate technology environments.