Kforce Senior IT Project Manager in Alpharetta, Georgia

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior IT Project Manager in Alpharetta, Georgia (GA). Overview:This position is responsible for managing and driving several concurrent portfolio projects. The position will project-manage cross-functional teams by working closely with all aspects of the product development community: Market Vertical, Product Manager, Engineering, etc. Additional responsibilities include building development road maps, managing project schedules, and collaborating to resolve issues in one or more Business Units. Key Responsibilities

  • Depending on scope and complexity, manage numerous projects a year

  • Identify and make recommendations for improvement to existing processes and procedures

  • Manage all phases of the project through the Product Development process

  • Define key performance parameters and create regular variance reports to track progress

  • Negotiate with Engineering Resource Managers for project resources

  • Maintain compliance with corporate and public regulations

  • Perform data analysis relevant to project tasks

  • Request resource demand and review resource allocation for projects

  • Maintain ownership of and accountability for the project schedule

  • Effectively communicate project status - including schedule variances and mitigation options

  • Identify and make recommendations for improvement to existing processes and procedures

  • All other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in technology, finance, business, or equivalent experience required

  • Project governance certification (PMP, PRINCE2, Agile, etc.) required

  • 10 years of IT PMO experience

Technical Skills:

  • Experience using MS Project, MS Office, and MS Visio

  • Experience coordinating team work flow in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Experience partnering with other project stakeholders to resolve issues and to mitigate project impacts

  • Experience delivering on projects of various size and duration

  • Experience collaborating with others in IT management roles to deliver shared results

  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle

  • Process improvement

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Understanding of corporate / public regulations

  • Data analysis skills

  • Strong Stakeholder relationship management skills

  • A results-oriented outlook with the ability to prioritize and deliver key initiatives

  • Ability to partner with other Project Stakeholders to resolve issues and to mitigate project impacts

  • Highly adaptable to changing needs within the organization - adapts to rapidly changing priorities

  • Strong professionalism and strong interpersonal skills required

  • Detail-oriented and the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities

  • Strong organization / project planning, time management, and change management skills across multiple functional groups and departments, and strong delegation skills involving prioritizing and reprioritizing projects and managing projects of various size and complexity

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.Compensation Type:Hours