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Junior Project Manager

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

Posted 10 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.

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.