Project Manager in Alpharetta, GA at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Immediate need for a Project Manager for a position in the Banking & Financial Industry. This is a 12+ month’s contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Alpharetta , GA . Please review the job description below:

Job ID:18-00193

Key Responsibilities/ Key Requirements and Technology Experience:

  • Provide a complete 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: Defining the overall scope of the project;
  • Putting mechanisms in place to set expectations and ensure on-going control of the project (e.g., Kickoff 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
  • Proactively communicate the project’s progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Education:Bachelor degree in business or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 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
  • Possesses the following key skills/behaviors:Ability to establish and maintain relationships with project team members
  • Ability to influence project team, internal, and/or external stakeholders
  • Ability to understand project stakeholder needs, interests, and influence for project success
  • Judgment:Ability to practically apply project management concepts to facilitate the achievement of project goals ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
  • Ability to analyze the situation and leverage team to define an executable plan to meet project goals
  • Team Leadership:Ability to ensure team alignment on project goals, objectives and business outcomes
  • Ability to lead with support from project sponsor, when needed
  • Accountability & Commitment:Ability to meet project deadlines
  • Ability to identify project obstacles, proactively mitigate risks and escalate and resolve issues effectively
  • Learning Agility:Ability to quickly grasps new concepts and translate to others
  • Ability to respond effectively to new information, situations and individuals
  • Problem Solving:Ability to effectively identify and communicate project problems to stakeholders
  • Ability to proactively develop solutions to project challenges
  • Ability to drive project problems to closure
  • Process adherence:Ability to engage in project initiating activities such as identifying stakeholders, identifying project management approach, defining roles and responsibilities, etc.
  • Ability to practically apply project methodologies and practices to execute project, manage changes, and facilitate achievement of project deliverables on-time, within budget and with quality
  • Preferred Qualifications:Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, not required
  • Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
  • Familiarity with Project Management tools

Our client is a leading Banking & Financial Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.J2W:CB3