Under Development Features: Talent Bank/Pool, VMS Intigration, Analytics, Social Integration, Reports, API Integration, Resource and Timesheets Management, Company Admin

Under Development Features: Talent Bank/Pool, VMS, Analytics, Social/API Integration, Company Admin

Project Manager (848 views)

Kennesaw, GA
March 3, 2020

*** Direct Client Requirement ****

Title: Project Manager

Location: Kennesaw, GA

Duration: 12 months

Rate: DOE

Interview Type: Skype or Phone

Work Status:  Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Job Type: C2C,C2H ,W2,

Experience: 4 YEARS

Description

Position Description – Atrium Project Manager

JOB PURPOSE:    The Atrium Project Manager will assume the responsibility of managing the project to implement the Atrium transaction system including a new POS system for the KSU Dining group. The Atrium Project Manager works with functional and technical leadership to identify and coordinate project resources engaged with the project, coordinate, manage, and provide support for the tasks assigned to the project team, maintain the project plan, identify risks and mitigations, communicate project health to all stakeholders, identify and track issues and resolutions, help project team achieve consensus, make recommendations and provide direction to achieve project goals, and utilize ethical means to foster collaboration, resolve conflicts, and achieve project goals.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: High school diploma or equivalent

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 5 years direct project management; implementation of transactional systems or point of sale systems, basic understanding of higher education organizational and operating structure and business units

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW OR INSTITUTION:      N/A 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)

PMP Certification, 2 years IT experience, direct implementation experience with Atrium and/or Blackboard Transact system, experience with project management software solutions; direct experience in a university or higher education environment; direct Auxiliary Services/Campus services knowledge (Copy/Print services, student dining hall operations, other campus dining operations, bookstore operations, campus ID card production/encoding systems)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES*:

Project Management:

Demonstrate and cultivate a project-management oriented culture and mindset within project team

Manage project using project management tool (TeamDynamix) and best practices

Responsible for project plan maintenance and follow-up

Responsible for continuity of process flow and action items from project meetings

Responsible for continuity of process flow and actions items with various vendor (non-KSU), functional, and technical teams

Analyzes and develops strategy for scope changes, including specific support requirements, risks, timeline adjustments, and approvals for additional work

Review and provide guidance for scope changes by ensuring project documentation is accurate and complete

Provide advice, guidance, and support to project team managers stakeholders

Project Review, Reporting and Communications:

Conduct regular meetings with project leadership and team members to inform and alert them of any issues arising from the performance of the team with regards to the project plan

Coordinate reviews of tasks, action items, and resources experiencing challenges, and provides recommendations for corrective action.

Coordination of dependencies across the plans and resources, including presentation of resolutions and escalation of conflicts.

Support and advise leadership on actions required to correct project course

Development and maintenance of communications and reporting around the project status to stakeholders and/or leadership teams

Creation and maintenance of project documentation and artifacts

Continuous Improvement: Perform retrospectives at project milestones to determine ways to improve performance for remainder of the project

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES*:

Demonstrable blend of business, IT and communication skills

Leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate the portfolio objectives, inspire and motivate team members

Knowledge of Campus Services (Auxiliary Services) systems and support needs

Knowledge of technology integration processes.

Knowledge of the relationships of relational data stores and applications.

Knowledge of information technology (IT) security principles and methods (e.g., firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption).

Knowledge of information technology (IT) architectural concepts and frameworks.

Knowledge of the type and frequency of routine maintenance needed to keep equipment functioning properly.

Exercise political sensitivity, astuteness, and the ability to achieve success

Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means to non-technical audiences.

Ability to lead discussions and prepare and present briefings to diverse audiences

Ability to resolve conflict within teams and produce workable resolutions to achieve project goals

Strong business acumen and familiarity with higher education trends and innovation.

Highly empathetic and able to vary styles of interaction to match the needs of a variety of business and technical audiences, as well as temperaments and personalities.

Effective influencing and negotiation experience and skills in a higher education environment where the project manager does not directly supervise resources

Effective in setting and managing stakeholder expectations

Effective in prioritizing and organizing project deliverables

Ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information

Ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions

Ability to cope with complexity and change

Strong analytical, planning and execution skills.

Familiarity with the use of reporting tools to monitor portfolio activities and analyze portfolio performance.

Familiarity with one or more project/program management methodologies (such as PMI PMBOK, PRINCE2, Agile and MSP) and across a range of projects and programs.

Estimated Duration

04/01/2020 – 03/31/2021

Position Keywords: PMI PMBOK , KEY , POS , leadership , lead discussions , PMP Certification , MsoHyperlink

Pay Rate: DOE

Job Duration: 12 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: 55488

Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

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