Program/Project Manager in Atlanta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 6/24/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/24/2020
  • Job ID:
    5141463

Job Description


Program Manager

The Program Manager is a vital member of the team responsible for successful execution and delivery of projects across the IT organization and company wide using SDLC (Waterfall) and Agile/Scrum methodologies. Provide technical and professional assistance/guidance in the overall execution of the project. Including project planning, scope management, risk management, change management, budget and resource planning, cost estimation, tracking and issue resolution throughout the lifecycle of the project. Manages multiple projects at one time.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage multiple complex, technology projects using SDLC (Waterfall) and Agile/Scrum methodologies.
  • Rigorously mange scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters.
  • Develop and maintain cost-conscious and detailed project plans that meet organizational objectives and timelines for both technology solutions and business process improvement.
  • Identify key project stakeholders both internally and externally, including vendors, and managing those relationships in support of a comprehensive approach to each project.
  • Manage organization resources efficiently -time, people, and budget.
  • Mange and communicate the status of active and pending projects to all stakeholders on a regular basis, including business stakeholders and technology teams.
  • Successfully manage the delivery of projects including end-to-end management, from needs analysis and requirements gathering through development and user acceptance testing and training.
  • Coordinate the work of technical professionals and other staff across other functions and disciplines.
  • Establish work standards/procedures for project execution.
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Mentor managers and team members in aspects of leadership, methodology, tools, and people skills.
  • Develop Request for Proposals (RFP) and Return on Investment (ROI) documents.

Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of related experience in program, project and/or product management
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including establishing credibility and trust with cross functional team.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of project management techniques and tools.
  • A problem-solver and decision maker with flexibility to adapt project scope to changing requirements and priorities.
  • Ability to thrive in time sensitive, high energy, demanding environment.
  • Mange project scope and deliverables through a structured change management process to ensure customer expectations are met.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Agile
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to solve complex technical and business problems.
  • Ability to influence, coach and transfer knowledge to key stakeholders across the company, in a number of technology disciplines.
  • Oversee completion of project tasks, manage conflicts within group and escalate risks/issues as needed.
  • Monitor and report on project budget.
  • Lead post-mortem project reviews.

Education/Experience:
  • Batchelor’ s degree (preferably in Computer Science, Business Administration, or Statistics) or equivalent education and work experience
  • Minimum of 10 years project management experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience as relevant to Technology.
  • Experience with standard software packages, such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project.
  • Participation in full life cycle product development including design, development, documentation, training, and on-going support.
  • Participation in packaged application implementation and integration.
  • PMP Certified (preferred)
  • Multiple Project Management certifications (preferred)
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems, driving solutions to completion.
  • Ability to lead individuals of all levels and varying technical skills.
  • Team player
  • Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demand with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, while meeting demanding timelines.