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Junior Project Manager

  • Location: Alpharetta, 30009
  • Salary: $31.25 - $35.71 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Come work for this global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services to be a part of building a better working world for customers and communities.

Position: Junior Project Manager
Location: Alpharetta, GA 30009
Term: 3 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and manage multi-location engagements.
  • Proactively contribute to engagement/account team meetings with strategic client and industry insights.
  • Proactively identify project risks and opportunities for improving processes.
  • Act as the knowledge manager for the engagement team, managing internal databases and/or portals designed to facilitate global team communications and coordination of go-to-market strategy.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations, project plans and communications, and provide status updates as needed to continuously move forward in the service delivery process.
  • Complete ownership of engagement economics (e.g., hours/budgets/estimates to complete, fees, billings, Work in Process spreadsheets), proactively collaborating with relevant team members (e.g. Financial Management Associate) to resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Develop strong working relationships with external client personnel, anticipating client needs and communicating with the company’s account team leadership.
  • Act as a central point of contact for the assigned engagement(s).
  • Gain in-depth knowledge about the services the engagement provides and utilize that knowledge to recommend ways to improve the service offered.
  • Collaborate with the account team, business development and resource management teams as necessary to achieve team goals.
  • Coordinate risk management processes, such as engagement letters, client continuance, independence, family tree, pre-approval and other regulatory requirements.
  • Gain a strong knowledge of the service line and the engagement, and the company's structure, key personnel and firm policies/procedures.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience Project management training, including practical application.
  • A minimum of 5-8 years experience in a medium-to-large environment, performing business analysis, business development, and project management.
  • Direct experience in medium-to-complex management activities, such as business development, and application development and deployment.
  • Experience in business analysis, business development, or relationship management.
  • Excellent interpersonal, client service, communication, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with clients and team members.
  • Competent at working from diverse cultural backgrounds, considering all points of view before reaching a decision.
  • Adept at managing multiple, complex projects concurrently.
  • Influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities.

Even better if you have:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • Experience in business analysis, business development or relationship management.