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Project Manager - IT

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by ESG Consulting

Atlanta, GA 30301
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The IT Project Manager aligns business goals with technology solutions to drive process improvements, competitive advantage, and bottom-line goals. The IT PM uses in-depth project experience and tools from traditional and agile project management methodologies to lead teams to successful outcomes.

Additional Responsibilities of the IT Project Manager include:

  • Provides coaching and guidance to the team members about every aspect of the project so that the team members can understand their tasks fully and act on them efficiently.
  • Manages stakeholder expectations and achieves certainty around the work product deliverables and outcomes early in the project and communicate progress throughout the project confidentially
  • Wear multiple hats on a project when required easily adjusting and adapting different project roles to meet project goals.
  • Business and IT Planning
  • Selects the best methodology to follow for achieving a project's goals.
  • Leads projects, develops and manages project plans.
  • Leads work effort to identify scope and project parameters. Prepares and gets the approval of project charter and scope statement.
  • Build and maintains the schedule
  • Monitors performance of the project to success criteria and makes adjustments when required
  • Build and perform status reporting to all stakeholders
  • Provides for deliverable verification
  • Plans and facilitates meetings and maintains minutes.
  • Maintains all project documentation in a repository
  • Performs Costing and Budgeting
  • Focuses team on business objectives and tracks progress to ensure project milestones are completed on time, on budget and with the desired results.
  • Prepares risk assessments and develops strategy and actions to minimize risks.
  • Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model, coach, and mentor.
  • Manages the development of team by ensuring, when possible, that project tasks are in line with each Innovator's career interests.
  • Inspires coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change.
  • Manages the process of innovative change effectively.
  • Remains at the forefront of emerging industry practices.
  • Act as a change agent
  • Take steps to ensure user acceptance and adoption of new solutions.

Required Skills/Experience of the IT Project Manager:

  • BS Degree and five years recent experience preferred
  • Professional certifications such as PMP, CSM or CSPO preferred
  • Verifiable experience leading all phases of diverse business and technology projects that span an enterprise.
  • Very strong experience with the use of traditional and agile project management methodologies
  • Experience acting as a liaison between the business units, technology teams, and support teams.
  • Vendor management experience.
  • Well versed in the Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project, and Visio
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, subject matter experts, and frontline users.

Reference: 668328438

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