IT Project Manager IV

Alpharetta, GA 30004

Posted: 01/14/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Project Manager Job Number: 51927

IT Project Manager IV-

• Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
• Provide a complete view of the overall project to all stakeholders
• Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to: Defining the overall scope of the project; Creating and maintaining a consolidated timeline highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts; Putting mechanisms in place to set expectations and ensure on-going control of the project (E.g., Kick off meeting, overall Project Management Approach, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change Control, etc.);
• Define project governance outlining roles and responsibilities and decision rights
• Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes
• Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout project
• Proactively communicate the project’ s progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout project lifecycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions

• Bachelor degree in business or equivalent work experience
• 5 - 7 years of previous project management and/or relevant consulting experience
• Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in project management processes and methodologies, as well as, project lifecycle
• Experience in driving small – medium size projects within an organization
• Proficient with Project Management tools
• Processes the following key skills/behaviors:
• Stakeholder Partnership:
o Ability to establish and maintain relationships with project team members
o Ability to influence project team, internal, and/or external stakeholders
o Ability to understand project stakeholder needs, interests, and influence for project success
• Judgment:
o Ability to practically apply project management concepts to facilitate the achievement of project goals ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
o Ability to analyze the situation and leverages team to define an executable plan to meet project goals
• Team Leadership
o Ability to ensure team alignment on project goals, objectives and business outcomes
o Ability to lead with support from project sponsor, when needed
• Accountability & Commitment:
o Ability to meet project deadlines
o Ability to identify project obstacles, proactively mitigate risks and escalate and resolve issues effectively
• Learning Agility
o Ability to quickly grasps new concepts and translate to others
o Ability to respond effectively to new information, situations and individuals
• Business Acumen
o Ability to gather and analyze information needed to improve satisfaction levels of clients
o Ability to understand how project connects to broader company goals
• Problem Solving:
o Ability to effectively identify and communicate project problems to stakeholders
o Ability to proactively develop solutions to project challenges
o Ability to drive project problems to closure
• Process adherence:
o Ability to engage in project initiating activities such as identify stakeholders, identifying project management approach, defining roles and responsibilities, etc.
o Ability to use practically apply project methodologies and practices to execute project, manage changes, and facilitate achievement of project deliverables on-time, within budget and with quality

Preferred Qualifications:
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, not required
• Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
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