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Project Manager

Pyramid Consulting, Inc - Alpharetta, GA

Job Description Immediate need for a Project Manager\u00a0 for a position in the Banking & Financial \u00a0Industry. This is a\u00a0 12 \u00a0 month\u2019s contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Alpharetta , GA . Please review the job description below: Job ID:18-00193 Key Responsibilities\/\u00a0Key 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\u2019s 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 \u2013 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\u00a0 Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.

9 days 7 hours ago

Pyramid Consulting, Inc


Project Manager Pyramid Consulting, Inc - Alpharetta, GA, United States


Location: Alpharetta, GA

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