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Project Manager - 53014

at Avacend, Inc.

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 4334

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Project Manager - 53014
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  • Run a complex project/programs from design and development to production.
  • Assisting in the translation of that vision into business requirements
  • Synthesizing the business and technical landscape into a sound project strategy and execution plan
  • Managing multiple key projects with significant scope and complexity simultaneously
  • Extremely strong verbal and written communication skills, partnered with an ability to collaborate and build effective interpersonal relationships
  • Expert knowledge and experience managing essential risk mitigation activities including identification, tracking, follow-up, escalation, and contingency planning on risks, issues.
  • Critical thinking skills that result in innovative problem solving and decision making.
  • Advanced in use of project management tools to effectively manage schedules and sub-projects interdependent milestones. Ability to analyze and strategically leverage project data to ensure key risks and issues are identified and resolved.
  • Develops training and development strategy and curricula, partnering with senior management. Ensures training programs support the changing needs of the business and address new initiatives.
  • Will coordinate with cross-functional teams in defining application requirements and resolving project issues.
  • Participates in project design, contributing insights and ideas. Helps formulate project scope and objectives, and contributes to project plans, RFP's and RFI's.
  • Works directly with users in defining new application requirements and resolving project issues, responding to user problems to explain new technologies and present deliverables.
  • Creating a communications process to ensure stakeholders are aware of status, risks, and opportunities
  • Synchronizing and managing cross-project interdependencies
  • Driving execution of project and program deliverables
  • Oversee QA activities to ensure project deliverables meet / exceed established standards
  • Interacting with senior leaders across a highly matrixed environment and cultivating trust with all program stakeholders
  • Preparing and delivering presentations regarding program status to key stakeholders


  • BA/BS degree
  • 5+ years of project management experience
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Project, Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong and trusted relationships with business
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Ability to operate independently with minimal guidance
  • Comfort operating in a very fast paced environment with aggressive timetables
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently.
Job Location
Decatur, Georgia, United States
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