Sr. Software Project Manager in Alpharetta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

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Job Description


Our Atlanta based client is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Project Manager to lead software and solution deployment efforts. Has demonstrable experience executing multiple complex projects within a stage gate/PMI centric methodology to ensure that all deliverables are completed and approved by project stakeholders. The Senior Project Manager works with cross functional teams across the globe to ensure products are completed on time, within budget and scope.

 

• Plans, executes, controls, and coordinates the activities of a project core team to produce deliverables agreed upon with executive and/or functional management.

• Manages the project(s) and executes activities around the boundaries of scope, schedule, and cost. Utilizes the Project Management Office' s (PMO' s) deployment methodology procedures and processes to implement software projects and/or services for the Company.

• Reports project status to the PMO and customer stakeholders. Manages external, internal, and capital project costs.

• Has strong interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with customer relationships at all levels of an organization

• Shows strong leadership skills for both their projects and as a senior member of the PMO.

• Works within a stage gate methodology for the project including applying techniques for planning, tracking, change control, risk management, communication management and escalations.

• Supports and adheres to Company' s core values.

• Performs other duties or responsibilities as required.

• Supports and adheres to Company' s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.

• Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers.

• Role requires up to 50% travel.

 

Required Skills:

• Excellent understanding of project management scheduling SW tools (Microsoft Project, Visio, Daptiv PPM or similar PPM solution).

• A deep understanding of PMI related project management methodologies.

• Comfortable learning new technology/software, usage, configuration & change control methodologies.

Understands the utility industry specifically meter to cash (meter reads, processing, and billing), distribution, outage management, meter technology.

• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presenting & listening).

• Understands how to measure audience and craft communications to meet their needs.

• Uses listening skills to completely understand tough situations and help resolve them.

• Excellent leadership qualities and the ability to make decisions without perfect information.

• Ability to positively influence others without direct authority in efforts to move assigned projects forward.

• Strong ability to resolve conflicts between members of project team or as needed throughout the organization.

• Excellent organizational abilities needed as multiple projects will be assigned.

• Excellent change management skills.

• Ability to accept change and respond to setbacks with minimal disruptions.

• Strong negotiating skills for working with stakeholders.

• Ability to travel as needed to support project activities.

• Experience managing remote teams in different time zones.

• Regular contact with employees, external customers, and/or industry contacts.

Required Experience:

License / Certification Requirements

• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

 

Required Experience:

• Bachelor' s Degree

• 7+ years’ experience in project management

• Experience in the utility or similarly regulated industries is a plus.

• Experience in software/system deployment projects.

• Strong working knowledge of stage gate methodology.

• PMP Certified or on track to get within the next year preferred.