Randstad Sr. Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Sr. Project Manager

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job details:

  • location:Atlanta, GA

  • date posted:Friday, September 15, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:576730

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Role Summary:

Lead Project Manager for technology innovation trials, proof of concept and initiative discovery activities, supporting a nationwide staff of Sales Functions.

The individual will facilitate all business efforts and collaborate with Technology and other business functions to develop a tasks & deliverable plan, with defined success criteria for transitioning to a fully funded implementation effort. Primary deliverable include:

  1. Initiative Discovery Summary| overall scope, stakeholder matrix, hi-level cost estimates

  2. Trial/POC Plan: Tasks, Deliverables, Timeline and Success Criteria

  3. Stakeholder interviews & engagement, to define and manage the work

  4. Ongoing Status Reporting, including Milestone, Issues, Risks and Financial Tracking

Role Particulars:

  • Drive the definition of the business unit project plan, facilitating across the various streams of work

  • Execute the plan, employing standard professional practices such as;

  • Work plan management

  • Dependency management

  • Status Reporting, Issue and Risk Management

  • Change Control

  • Establish Configuration Management processes

  • Identify key impacted workgroups, facilitate Training & User Engagement activities, while producing and delivering the necessary end-user communications.

  • Help coordinate and run key internal and external facing meetings as required.

  • Prepare and maintain necessary documentation associated with projects and processes identified.

  • Prepare Senior Executive status and provide readouts

  • Report to the Senior Director, Business Process/Tools Management

Required Experience:

  • 7-10 years of experience in related role managing projects/multiple concurrent projects across multiple teams and under tight timelines in a matrixed environment

What I Look For:

  • Must have strong attention to detail, and be detailed oriented.

  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) experience

  • Must have a proven track record of active Project Management in both small and large teams that are geographically dispersed.

  • Must be capable of communicating complex concepts to various audiences

  • Must be adept at managing work efforts across multiple technical and business teams, ideally with a Sales/Sales Support organization.

  • Must be assertive, results driven and naturally possess a high sense of urgency at all times.

  • Must be as focused on the content domain being managed, as well as the core PM activities.

  • Must be analytical with problem solving skills.

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