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Senior Project Manager

Posted about 2 months ago

Senior Project Manager with travel  - Atlanta, GA

Fortune 500 firm seeking a Senior Project Manager that is a self-directed team leader that manages larger and more complex projects within the PMO.  This Senior Project Manager will lead planning and/or implementation of global transformation project across the enterprise. This position requires travel throughout the US which will ebb and flow but could be as high as 50% at times.

The Senior Project Manager will be a detailed oriented, pragmatic, analytical, professional with exceptional communication skills and executive presence. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can drive, influence and collaborate with a multitude of stakeholders, sponsors and technical teams to meet project goals. He/she is a well-rounded, Senior Project Manager with proven experience in managing multi-year, multi-phase enterprise software development projects.

Key Responsibilities 

· Work on pre-close activities to include Finance ROM building/modeling, budget tracking and budget forecasting.
· Coordinate with IT Product Management to ensure that all program/project deliverables align with and support the strategic business goals of the applicable products.

· Plan, schedule and track project timelines, resources, milestones and deliverables using program/project management tools and best practices.
· Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
· Develop and manage full-scale project plans and associated communications documents for all assigned projects.

· Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path issues/risks.
· Identify any issues/risks to program/project success and develop mitigation plans to manage them throughout the project life cycle.
· Coordinate the efforts of all project team members and contractors, influencing them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.

Ideal Profile: 

  • Minimum of 6 years of enterprise project management including client facing experience
  • PMP and CSM
  • Experience driving global projects with multiple workstreams
  • Executive presence, poise and savvy
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
  • Six Sigma, Lean or other TQM certification a plus
  • Microsoft Office and Clarizen is a plus
  • Experience with ERP and/or cloud transformation at the enterprise level a huge plus
This is a long term project with Atlanta roots and requires domestic travel in the 25-50% range so must have willingness to fly as needed throughout the US. Send your detailed PM resume and LinkedIn profile today!