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Contingent Project Manager (9255124)

Job Description

Contingent Project Manager

Location: SANDY SPRINGS GA 30328

Duration: 06 Months

Hours:  8:00am to 5:00pm          

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:
  • Project Charter
  • Project Plan
  • RACI
  • Risk/Issue identification & mitigation
  • 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:

Communicate processes to customers trained on process changes/enhancements

Dev/monitor process metrics to gauge health of a proj & identify process improvement opportunities

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     

Additional details:

The Payroll Liaison will be responsible to not only execute on the following but document the process and train other employees to successfully transfer responsibility. UPSAS/PTRS/Time & Labor System and Miscellaneous Items

1.         Create/Add new users

2. Set up new hires

3.         Transfer employees

4.         Verify expense and updating of employee profile

5. Verify sort = correct state tax

6.         Reset passwords

7.         Submitting adjustments

8.         SOD auditor for Time & Labor system

9.         Submit Jury Duty payment information for management employees

10.       Creation of new centers in Payroll/Oracle

11.       Change building codes for existing centers

12.       Change expense mapping for centers

.           Send mapping changes to Payroll/GLADMIN   

Job Requirements

 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     

Additional details:

The Payroll Liaison will be responsible to not only execute on the following but document the process and train other employees to successfully transfer responsibility. UPSAS/PTRS/Time & Labor System and Miscellaneous Items

1.         Create/Add new users

2. Set up new hires

3.         Transfer employees

4.         Verify expense and updating of employee profile

5. Verify sort = correct state tax

6.         Reset passwords

7.         Submitting adjustments

8.         SOD auditor for Time & Labor system

9.         Submit Jury Duty payment information for management employees

10.       Creation of new centers in Payroll/Oracle

11.       Change building codes for existing centers

12.       Change expense mapping for centers

.           Send mapping changes to Payroll/GLADMIN   

Job Snapshot

Location US-GA-Atlanta
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Finance & Accounting
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Company Overview

American Cybersystems, Inc. (ACS Group)

ACS Group provides services to Fortune 1000 companies across various industry verticals. With a proven track record of managing project demands while improving the efficiency, productivity and profitability of new and existing projects through process improvement, ACS Group is consistently recognized for identifying and implementing strategic solutions that create and preserve long-term business value. Learn More

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Job Description

Contingent Project Manager

Location: SANDY SPRINGS GA 30328

Duration: 06 Months

Hours:  8:00am to 5:00pm          

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:
  • Project Charter
  • Project Plan
  • RACI
  • Risk/Issue identification & mitigation
  • 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:

Communicate processes to customers trained on process changes/enhancements

Dev/monitor process metrics to gauge health of a proj & identify process improvement opportunities

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     

Additional details:

The Payroll Liaison will be responsible to not only execute on the following but document the process and train other employees to successfully transfer responsibility. UPSAS/PTRS/Time & Labor System and Miscellaneous Items

1.         Create/Add new users

2. Set up new hires

3.         Transfer employees

4.         Verify expense and updating of employee profile

5. Verify sort = correct state tax

6.         Reset passwords

7.         Submitting adjustments

8.         SOD auditor for Time & Labor system

9.         Submit Jury Duty payment information for management employees

10.       Creation of new centers in Payroll/Oracle

11.       Change building codes for existing centers

12.       Change expense mapping for centers

.           Send mapping changes to Payroll/GLADMIN   

Job Requirements

 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     

Additional details:

The Payroll Liaison will be responsible to not only execute on the following but document the process and train other employees to successfully transfer responsibility. UPSAS/PTRS/Time & Labor System and Miscellaneous Items

1.         Create/Add new users

2. Set up new hires

3.         Transfer employees

4.         Verify expense and updating of employee profile

5. Verify sort = correct state tax

6.         Reset passwords

7.         Submitting adjustments

8.         SOD auditor for Time & Labor system

9.         Submit Jury Duty payment information for management employees

10.       Creation of new centers in Payroll/Oracle

11.       Change building codes for existing centers

12.       Change expense mapping for centers

.           Send mapping changes to Payroll/GLADMIN   

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