North Highland Senior Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia
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Program and Project Management
Join a team that delivers program leadership, PMO and portfolio management, and project management services that address the unique culture and objectives of clients. On our Program and Project Management team, you’ll manage end-to-end scope and schedule, cost, quality and assessment that helps clients achieve their desired goals. We tailor solutions for projects of all sizes and levels of complexity.
Why North Highland? Our employee ownership model enables you to grow through your choices and build the firm. We’ll provide challenging opportunities to learn, and we’ll coach you as you grow personally and professionally. We offer an array of resources and training (both on- and off-the job) to help our people expand their knowledge, sharpen their skills and aim for the next level.
At North Highland, you’re not a number. Our firm is large enough to scale up and tackle the most complex challenges, but small enough where we can each quickly make our mark for our clients.
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This is a Project Manager role with responsibility for leading our clients' efforts in implementing multiple IT project initiatives.
Exciting work you will do:
Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of Information Technology and Business project teams which are assigned to a related set of medium, large and more complex projects, following the defined processes of the Program Management Office (PMO). The Project Manager will work across multiple business areas to manage both IT and business deliverable. Forms a strong relationship with the business stakeholders, partnering to resolve project related issues, provides project status updates and escalates issues and concerns appropriately.
Responsible and accountable for delivering large projects on-time, on budget, and meeting functional and quality specifications.
Forecasts, manages, and reports on project financials, planned vs actual project schedule, and resource utilization.
Understands basic revenue models and cost to completion projections.
Identifies resources needed to complete work and collaborates with resource manager(s) to assemble appropriate skills/teams.
Manages issues, risks, and changes using appropriate and agreed upon processes and tools established within the PMO.
Provides weekly status reports and can communicate to executive leadership.
What you will need:
Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks at various stages of completion.
Strong facilitation skills; communicates effectively with the business to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions as required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Understanding of various technologies including applications and databases.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent
Project Management Certification (CAPM or PMP)
Preferred: MBA or related advanced degree
Expert knowledge in Agile/Scrum methodology.
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suites of products, (i.e. Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
Project Management training and/or project lead experience of 3+years
Demonstrated proficiency in use of project planning tools (MS Project, Jira, Version One, etc.)
Familiarity with Clarity, Ehour, or other Portfolio / Program Management Software
10+ years of experience in a Project Management role with a strong background in team development.
Proven leadership experience with the ability to mentor/coach team in senior or lead capacity.
Proven success delivering projects in Agile/Scrum environment.
Experience with multiple project streams and leading teams of 5+
Large enterprise project experience ranging from $1million+
** Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship by North Highland. Work visa sponsorship will not be provided, now or in the future, for this position.
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North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, and transformation. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real. North Highland is an employee-owned firm, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordenceworldwide.com), a global management consulting alliance. For more information, visit northhighland.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
North Highland is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.