Job Description

Ref No.:19-14345
Location: ATLANTA, Georgia
Hours:8:00am to 5:00pm
Interview RequiredYes
Work Week1 - Monday, 2 - Tuesday, 3 - Wednesday, 4 - Thursday, 5 - Friday
Description/Comment:Job Summary
Requires a moderate degree of PM knowledge, experience, skill & expertise.Addl. skills needed: comm, problem solving, managing for results, managing conflict, creativity & critical thinking.Operates in coordination with & takes direction from both the ePMO Lead/Proj Lead to ensure:
* All proj activities/outputs align with strategic objectives, deliverables, schedules, business case & expectations set with Sponsors & *** senior leadership
* Support a combination of simple projs while facilitating/guiding team to adhere to the PM discipline
This position will drive setting the team's cadence for planning, updates & status reviews with Sponsors.He/she supports the success of the proj by applying *** PM principles, guidelines & standards.Travel may be required as needed.
Job Duties
Assists Proj Lead to Ensure Proj Output Meets Program Expectations (~ 15% of time)
Facilitates all Proj Planning & Execution of PM Activities (~ 25% of time)
Applies PM Processes/Tools Appropriate for Projs (~ 50% of time)
dentifies/Manages Interdependencies with other Projs/Initiatives (~ 10% of time)
Other Duties
* Manages proj scope, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building & deployment of projs from beginning to end
* Creates/manages PM artifacts while educating the team on their creation/proper use throughout the proj such as:
o Project Charter
o Project Plan
o RACI
o Risk/Issue identification & mitigation
o Status report dev./updates appropriate PM artifacts, as needed
* Reviews deliverables & ensures quality
* Provides PM methodology/tools to ensure proper governance, oversight, strategic alignment & proj success
* Facilitates initiation/planning of proj scope (i.e. Objectives, resources, milestones, risks, comms, etc)
* Reviews funding, cost plans & actual expenses to verify projs are in line with funding parameters with Project Lead
* Proficient in PM discipline with emphasis on effective use of PM soft skills essential to his/her success
* Solicits/gathers info. via interviews with process owners to understand the "as-is " & " to-be " processes
* Identifies/communicates to the Project Lead skill gaps & recommends improvement opportunities
* Provides Project Lead with thorough responses to problem resolution
* Identifies business areas/stakeholders impacted by issues
* Identifies root causes to ensure problems do not reoccur
* Able to:
o Communicate processes to customers trained on process changes/enhancements
o Dev/monitor process metrics to gauge health of a proj & identify process improvement opportunities
o Observe a process & gather feedback/concerns from others for process improvement opportunities
Required Qualifications
* Experience applying Stakeholder/Comm Mgmt. principles including governing bodies/ Owners/Sponsors/key senior stakeholders/Project Lead/team/SME's
* Able to plan weeks in advance to plan efforts & manage multiple projs
* Able to work full time (~40 hours per week with potential to work overtime if necessary); must be flexible to work occasional weekends, holidays & possible overnight stays depending on the assignment, as needed.
* Experience/expertise with Commercial PM Software (i.e. MS Project/Office, etc) & the ability to learn *** Projects Website & other tools
* Experience with web-based remote meeting applications (i.e. Skype, Zoom, WebEx, etc)
* Willing to travel by plane or driving personal vehicle or rental car. [Note: mileage, airfare, rental car will be reimbursed]
Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor's Degree (or int'l comparable degree)
* 3 years of PM experience
* 6 years as a proj team member
* Experience using MS Office including MS Project/SharePoint
* Willing to travel by plane or drive personal vehicle/rental car
Preferred Qualifications
* PM Certifications: PMI PMP, Agile, LEAN Certified/Six Sigma, etc


Additional Job Details:About this Role Be a part of our expansive word of Information Technology! The Program Manager leads a groundbreaking strategic transformational initiative that affects the global enterprise. Is responsible for oversight and delivery of one or more projects consisting of several inter-related efforts with multiple deliverables. Provides leadership, guidance and direction to one or more project managers and additional project resources to ensure on-time, on-budget program delivery. Ensures all projects within the program are clearly defined, well-executed, and communicated effectively. Collaborates with stakeholders, facilitators and partners to develop creative solutions. Program manager may also act as project manager on one or more projects. Keys: Program Manager, PMO, Project Management Basic Requirements: * Broad experience in Project Management, Human Resources / Recruiting, Information Technology * 4 years leading and successfully delivering multiple concurrent complex programs * 8-10 years leading and successfully delivering complex projects * Experience as an operational team leader or manager Key Competencies: * Dedicated, motivated and creative * Ability to connect the dots through sound analysis * Proactive and displays initiative * Flexibility and agility to excel in a fast-paced environment * Results oriented with the ability to effectively prioritize * Strong organizational skills with attention to detail * Proven leadership experience in managing cross-functional teams * Strategic planning, risk mitigation, escalation and operational problem solving * Ability to effectively communicate - superior written and verbal communication skills * Process improvements * Proficiency in MS Office Suite, especially MS Project Preferred Requirements: * Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience * Project Management Professional (PMP) / Project Management Institute (PMI) certification a plus

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