Project Manager

Alpharetta, GA 30004

Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 123354

JobTitle:             Project Manager

Location:            Alpharetta, GA

Duration:            6 Months

About our Client : US provider of financial services technology. Domain include banks, thrifts, credit unions, securities broker dealers, leasing and finance companies, and retailers.

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Looking for someone that has good infrastructure project management experience, can walk through the project lifecycle, understands risk, has worked in a PMO before and knows WBS. 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. The Senior Project Manager is expected to work under minimal supervision with oversight provided by the Manager..

Primary Responsibilities (Include % of time spent on each responsibility):

  • 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

Minimum Job 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
  • Processes the following key skills/behaviors:
  • Stakeholder Partnership, Judgment, Team Leadership, Accountability & Commitment, Learning Agility, Business Acumen, Problem Solving, Process adherence:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, not required
  • Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

Contact:  

Monalisa   @    monalisam@askstaffing.com    -    678-686-9381

Arya          @    aryas@askstaffing.com              -    732-307-9855

Monalisa Mohanty
Team Lead – Client Services

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