Contingent Project Manager - ATLANTA

Company: Quality Staffing Of America
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Location: ATLANTA, USA
Job Summary Requires a moderate degree of PM knowledge, experience, skill & expertise.Addl. skills needed: comm, problem solving, managing for results, managing conflict, creativity & critical thinking.Operates in coordination with & takes direction from both the ePMO Lead/Proj Lead to ensure: All proj activities/outputs align with strategic objectives, deliverables, schedules, business case & expectations set with Sponsors & UPS senior leadership Support a combination of simple projs while facilitating/guiding team to adhere to the PM discipline This position will drive setting the team's cadence for planning, updates & status reviews with Sponsors.He/she supports the success of the proj by applying UPS PM principles, guidelines & standards.Travel may be required as needed. Job Duties Assists Proj Lead to Ensure Proj Output Meets Program Expectations (~ 15% of time) Facilitates all Proj Planning & Execution of PM Activities (~ 25% of time) Applies PM Processes/Tools Appropriate for Projs (~ 50% of time) dentifies/Manages Interdependencies with other Projs/Initiatives (~ 10% of time) Other Duties Manages proj scope, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building & deployment of projs from beginning to end Creates/manages PM artifacts while educating the team on their creation/proper use throughout the proj such as: o Project Charter o Project Plan o RACI o Risk/Issue identification & mitigation o Status report dev./updates appropriate PM artifacts, as needed Reviews deliverables & ensures quality Provides PM methodology/tools to ensure proper governance, oversight, strategic alignment & proj success Facilitates initiation/planning of proj scope (i.e. Objectives, resources, milestones, risks, comms, etc) Reviews funding, cost plans & actual expenses to verify projs are in line with funding parameters with Project Lead Proficient in PM discipline with emphasis on effective use of PM soft skills essential to his/her success Solicits/gathers info. via interviews with process owners to understand the "as-is" &" to-be" processes Identifies/communicates to the Project Lead
skill gaps & recommends improvement opportunities Provides Project Lead with thorough responses to problem resolution Identifies business areas/stakeholders impacted by issues Identifies root causes to ensure problems do not reoccur Able to: o Communicate processes to customers trained on process changes/enhancements o Dev/monitor process metrics to gauge health of a proj & identify process improvement opportunities o Observe a process & gather feedback/concerns from others for process improvement opportunities Required Qualifications Experience applying Stakeholder/Comm Mgmt. principles including governing bodies/ Owners/Sponsors/key senior stakeholders/Project Lead/team/SME's Able to plan weeks in advance to plan efforts & manage multiple projs Able to work full time (~40 hours per week with potential to work overtime if necessary); must be flexible to work occasional weekends, holidays & possible overnight stays depending on the assignment, as needed. Experience/expertise with Commercial PM Software (i.e. MS Project/Office, etc) & the ability to learn UPS Projects Website & other tools Experience with web-based remote meeting applications (i.e. Skype, Zoom, WebEx, etc) Willing to travel by plane or driving personal vehicle or rental car. [Note: mileage, airfare, rental car will be reimbursed] Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree (or int'l comparable degree) 3 years of PM experience 6 years as a proj team member Experience using MS Office including MS Project/SharePoint Willing to travel by plane or drive personal vehicle/rental car Preferred Qualifications PM Certifications: PMI PMP, Agile, LEAN Certified/Six Sigma, etc

Hours : 8:00am to 5:00pm
Education :
Additional Job Details : Please change minimum to preferred requirements Eliminate 6 yrs as a proj team member from job description Required- Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Work Day: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: No experience

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