Randstad Project Manager in Alpharetta, Georgia

Project Manager

job details:

  • location:Alpharetta, GA

  • salary:$75 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, March 12, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:607416

job description

Job Description

Senior Project/Program Manager ensures 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.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery

  • Provide a holistic view of the overall project to the organization and all stakeholders

  • Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to:

  • Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts;

  • Putting mechanisms in place to ensure on-going control of the project (E.g., Kick off meeting, overall Project Management Approach, Communication Plan, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change Control, etc.)

  • Define project governance, outlining roles, responsibilities, decision rights and clearly defined escalation path

  • Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in business or equivalent work experience

  • Experience rolling out Enterprise applications, specifically experience managing complex technology/infrastructure projects is highly desirable

  • 7-10 years of previous project management and/or relevant consulting experience

  • Experience with Data Center Migration and Office moves required

  • Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired