Kforce IT Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

A Kforce client is looking to bring on an experienced IT Project Manager to help driver several new and existing enterprise initiatives. This position is located in Atlanta, Georgia (GA).

  • BA/BS degree with major in Business or Computer Science or 10 year's comparable business experience

  • Provide 7 years of work experience demonstrating strong problem solving skills

  • 5-7 years' project management experience effectively managing information technology projects from requirements gathering to close-out phases

  • 5 years' experience using an established project management methodology including managing standard deliverables, risks, issues and escalation

  • 5 years' project management experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience with asset management, systems integration, system upgrades and data migration will be required

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a background in the industries of transportation or utility

  • Project experience must include new development; hardware evaluation, installation and configuration and large scale external customers

  • Experience must also include enterprise -wide type projects, not only functional

  • Experience must include projects comprised of weak and balanced matrix team members who did not report directly to the PM

  • Well-developed communication skills - oral, written, listening

  • Good analytical and negotiation skills, and close attention to detail

  • Must have excellent leadership, interpersonal, and motivation skills

  • Knowledge of PMBOK and PMI principles

  • Expert level knowledge of standard PM tools (Primavera, MS Project, Visio, and MS Office Suite)

  • PM experience in the public/private sector dealing with Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Statements of Need (SON)

  • PMP Certification

  • Solid knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours