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Project Manager

  • Location: Atlanta, 77037
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Traveling Project Manager 

Do you enjoy travel in the US?  Seeking a seasoned Project Manager to join our M&A team.  Travel will ebb and flow but will be realistically be 25% to 50% of the time.  The Senior Project Manager is a self-directed team leader that manages the more complex projects within the PMO.  They will lead planning and/or implementation of assigned enterprise IT projects through the full life cycle from project definition and approval through closing and all project deliverables in parallel.  This position requires plane travel throughout the US.

The Senior Project Manager will be a detailed oriented, pragmatic, analytical, professional with excellent communication skills. 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 5 years of enterprise project management including client facing experience
  • Experience working in Mergers and Acquisitions preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
  • Six Sigma, Lean or other TQM certification a plus
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Access
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Clarizen, Microsoft Project, etc.
This position requires domestic travel so must have willingness to fly as needed throughout the US.  Excellent opportunity to join global organization in a visible role with opportunity to convert to perm if desired.  Please send detailed resume & LI profile today!

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 consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

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 MatrixRes.com/Benefits for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would 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.