Project Manager, Infrastructure

  • location: Alpharetta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $56 per hour
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Project Manager, Infrastructure

job summary:
Our Client is seeking a Senior Project Manager with an Infrastructure background, to work an exciting project in Alpharetta. 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. The Senior Project Manager is expected to work under minimal supervision with oversight provided by the Manager.

location: Alpharetta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 56 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Job 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

Job Qualifications:

- 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

Education: Bachelor degree in business or equivalent work experience

skills: Job Skills:

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

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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