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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-03496
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Project Manager
Atlanta, GA
2.5 Year Contract

Job Description
  • Accountable for managing large volume of low and high complexity and high risk projects which may span multiple regions and/or functions with concurrent projects.
  • Overall accountability of project scope, project budgeting and cost reporting, and ensures completion of projects while meeting quality, schedule and cost objectives using the organizations standard processes.
  • Acts as project liaison between IT partners, client organizations and IT leadership.
  • May assist in supplier management of existing vendors.
  • Strong problem solving, negotiating, influencing, facilitation, organization, prioritization, decision making, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Responsible for estimating, scheduling, coordinating, assigning resources, ensuring project funding is secured, and assisting and recommending business solutions/alternatives for projects.
  • Issues reporting to all levels within the organization.
  • Effectively initiating, planning, scheduling, estimating, forecasting, coordinating, controlling, managing and delivering all activities for projects and related release initiatives.
  • Responsible for all aspects of technical projects/problems including but not all around production defects, enhancements, audit findings, reporting, requests, analysis and vendor management
  • Projects/Problems are typically high value short term strategic projects that involve defects or enhancing technology, are highly complex and require tight coordination and integration with multiple internal Cricket partners as well as multiple external organizations and suppliers
  • Responsible for providing overall direction and technical or analytical guidance of the project/problem to teams that span multiple internal and external organizations
  • Takes action to direct problem analysis to resolution
  • Works as a team member within Problem Management to (1) run individual small projects (2) complete those projects within an allotted/collaborative timeline and (3) understand/document initial description of the problem, impact(financial, fraud, customer experience etc), root cause analysis (RCA), resolution and validation
  • Identifies key internal/external partners and stakeholders necessary for project/problem completion and work with those partners to understand and document overall strategy for execution of the projects/problems
  • Be able to define scope and objectives, guide activities of a project team (ensure internal and external partners understand their tasks), identifies resources and establish master timeline for deliverables
  • Have basic analytical and technical skills in order to be able to define scope and objectives around complexity of the project/problem and efficient communication amongst internal and external partners working with you on the project
  • Conducts project/problem meetings and is responsible for project/problem tracking and analysis
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables

Education/Experience
  • Provide technical and analytical guidance to leadership team
  • Communicates to client/partners and vendors Job Contribution
  • Intermediate level technical professional
  • Technical and analytical knowledge in the IT discipline
  • Advanced skills/experience in Excel, Power Point, Visio and other various analytic applications
  • ¿3-5 years of experience of managing projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated and not afraid of conflict issues
  • Problem Solver / Self motivator
  • Ability to understand and work with other departments
  • Ability to meet deadlines and being accountable