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Project Manager

  • Location: Atlanta, 30303
  • Salary: $68.08 - $68.08 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Location: Atlanta, GA

Type: Contract

Our established client is looking for a Project Manager to join their team for a long-term contract opportunity. You will be responsible for coordinating and working with other Project Managers, OIT teams, business leads, and vendors throughout assigned projects and initiatives.  Candidate should have experience with coordinating and managing multiple complex project activities following widely recognized industry standards and methodologies for completion of work in project management.

Your Role: 

•    Manage project tasks (gathering requirements, facilitating design discussions, managing application development, testing, training, and implementations/roll-outs) as required to keep projects on track. 
•    Build and track a project schedule with key milestones, critical path dependencies and resource tracking. 
•    Provide customer service responsibilities, including managing expectations, communicating project status, and reporting on lessons learned and retrospective findings. 
•    Manage communication of status, issues, and project budget to teams, clients, vendors, and management to ensure key deliverables are met.
•    Plan, organize, and integrate cross-functional project deliverables. 
•    Manage issue, risk, action, and decision logs and documents key business decisions for projects and initiatives.
•    Manage strategies and response plans for risk mitigation and contingency planning 
•    Escalate key issues, risks, and problems to leadership with response plans to address 
•    Manage and maintain project status and resource forecasts current in reporting tools. 
•    Create and present project status reports/dashboards and presentations. 
•    Maintain technical and project documentation related to projects. 
•    Work flexible schedule to allow for special tasks that require after hours implementations, updates, or testing. 


Is this a fit ? (Requirements)  

•    5+ years experience performing in a project management role overseeing IT projects 
•    Experience working in a State Government environment deploying or maintaining IT systems 
•    Experience with Response for Proposal/Request for Information analysis and response
•    5+ years documenting systems, standard operating procedures, and/or governance documentation related to IT systems 
•    3+ years experience business process improvements and performance business analysis  
•    PMP Certification 
•    Ability to consistently deliver results 
•    Solves complex problems and drives action across the organization 
•    Ability to clearly define system requirements 
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills 
•    Experience writing/interpreting business requirements documents and design documents
•    Highly organized, effective prioritization skills
•    Strong analytical abilities
Education Required:   
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in computer science, engineering, or related field. 


If this sounds like a fit please apply today! 

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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