Kforce

Senior Project Manager

3+ months agoAtlanta, GA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in Atlanta seeking an experienced Sr Project Manager in Atlanta, GA. This Project Manager will be helping build/create a PMO and prior experience with this is required.Responsibilities:

  • Monitor programs and projects from initiation through delivery, including project management plans and schedules, scope definition and risk management plans within ITC Operations to meet business goals
  • Define, manage and draft, if necessary, program and project scope and objectives
  • Create process standards (including recommended tools) and provide delivery oversight for programs and projects
  • Manage communication plan including setting expectations, internal communications and external communications with stakeholders, partners, and vendors
  • Hold regular project status and planning meetings with internal and external stakeholders to assess the program and/or project health
  • Provide strategic leadership and mentor and lead internal and external resources from multiple departments and multiple vendors to successful project delivery
  • Identify and manage potential risks and issues and anticipate points of resistance and develop specific plans to mitigate or address concerns
  • Become knowledgeable of information technology and company business operations
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned by direct Manager


Skills

  • PMP required; other related certifications strongly preferred
  • 10+ years of enterprise IT Project Management and Program Management experience and delivery oversight of large scope implementations, upgrades, and/or managed services
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Experience with planning, creating project plans, and execution of projects within medium to large Infrastructure and Application Development environments with distributed applications
  • Experience in leading delivery teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and MS Project or Smartsheets and Service Now a plus
  • PMO experience a plus
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."