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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.

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 a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.