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IT Project Manager IV in Alpharetta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 3/18/2019

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IT Project Manager IV

The purpose of the Senior Project Manager’ s job is to ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery. The Senior Project Manager will plan, coordinate, and monitor larger scale scope and budget projects with a high degree of complexity and risk. The Senior Project Manager will partner with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project. Projects can span multiple business units or functional areas.

Responsibilities
• 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

Qualifications
• 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
• Ability to establish and maintain relationships with project team members
• Ability to influence project team, internal, and/or external stakeholders
• Ability to understand project stakeholder needs, interests, and influence for project success
• Ability to ensure team alignment on project goals, objectives and business outcomes
• Ability to meet project deadlines
• Ability to identify project obstacles, proactively mitigate risks and escalate and resolve issues effectively
• Ability to engage in project initiating activities such as identify stakeholders, identifying project management approach, defining roles and responsibilities, etc.
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, not required
• Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired