Randstad Project Manager, Infrastructure in Alpharetta, Georgia

Project Manager, Infrastructure

job details:

  • location:Alpharetta, GA

  • salary:$45 - $48 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, December 6, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:659911

job description

Project Manager, Infrastructure

job summary:

Our Client is seeking a Project Manager with heavy Infrastructure project experience for a special project in their Alpharetta office. The Senior Project Manager will plan, coordinate, and monitor larger scale scope and budget projects with a high degree of complexity and risk. The Senior Project Manager will partner with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project. Projects can span multiple business units or functional areas. The Senior Project Manager is expected to work under minimal supervision with oversight provided by the Manager.

location: Alpharetta, Georgia

job type: Contract

salary: $45 - 48 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure successful project delivery

  • Provide a complete view of the overall project to all stakeholders

  • Involvement in project planning activities, including but not limited to: Defining the overall scope of the project; Creating and maintaining a consolidated timeline highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts; Putting mechanisms in place to set expectations and ensure on-going control of the project (E.g., Kick off 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

  • Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout project

  • Proactively communicate the project's progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout project lifecycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions


Job Qualifications:

  • 5 - 7 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 - medium size projects within an organization

  • Proficient with Project Management tools

  • Processes the following key skills/behaviors:

  • Stakeholder Partnership:

  • 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

Education: Bachelor degree in business or equivalent work experience

skills: Job Skills:


  • 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 leverages 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

  • Business Acumen

  • Ability to gather and analyze information needed to improve satisfaction levels of clients

  • Ability to understand how project connects to broader company goals

  • 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 identify stakeholders, identifying project management approach, defining roles and responsibilities, etc.

  • Ability to use practically apply project methodologies and practices to execute project, manage changes, and facilitate achievement of project deliverables on-time, within budget and with quality

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