Sr Project Manager

Atlanta, GA | Contract

Post Date: 06/22/2017 Job ID: 45842 Industry: Project Manager

 

Job Description and Notes:

Summary: Responsible for using best practice project management or project execution methodologies to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders/sponsor’ s needs and deliver on desired outcomes.

 

Education/ Experience

• Bachelor degree in an IT-related discipline

• PMP certification, CSM/CSP - preferred

• 8-10 years’ experience managing projects

 

Skills and Competencies

• Advanced verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals with offshore teams

• Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics

• Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis

• Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications

• Highly organized with good time management skills and comfortable working early morning/evening schedules to meet with offshore teams

• Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills

• Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail

 

Responsibilities:

• Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them

• Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues

• Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions

• Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis with execution and development vendors

• Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk

• Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them

• Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required

• Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis

• Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects

 
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