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Project Manager - Analytics in Atlanta, GA at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

Through our partners at Modis, we have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager of Decision Analytics in Atlanta, GA (30303).  This position will be working in a brand new PMO being set up within the Analytics Department, and will be spearheading new projects in Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.  This is a contract-to-hire opportunity with a company that has an excellent reputation, offers great career growth and longevity in the position, and includes perks like easy access to public transportation, restaurants within walking distance, covered parking, quick onboarding, and a Starbucks in the main lobby of the building.  The target rate is $40-$55/hour depending on experience, and the end-client will be discussed in detail upon conversation with Modis.  Apply below as this position is moving quickly!  

Job Description:
  • Manages implementation and planning of multiple ad-hoc projects, which includes defining project scope, goals, deliverables, tasks, and resources
  • Responsible for building and deploying multiple project plans, using an Agile-Scrum or hybrid approach, depending on project requirements and constraints
  • Responsible for scheduling and creating project timelines, and monitoring and reporting on project progress
  • Responsible for coordination, implementation and completion of Advanced Analytics (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning etc.) projects through their lifecycle, while remaining aligned with the overall Decision Analytics strategy and goals
  • Responsible for stakeholder communication, which includes building user stories and delivering regular status updates to the DA team and business users
  • Manage, motivate and coach project teams consisting of analysts / interns / co-ops to being dynamic, solution-oriented and delivery driven

Required Qualifications (Must Have):
  • 3+ years of experience, with a minimum of 2 years managing projects (PM experience must be in most recent role)
  • Direct experience working in a PMO (Project Management Office) or in a PM role
  • Demonstrated experience with a Project Management tool (MS Project, Scrum/Kanban tools such as MS TFS with Visual Studio or JIRA etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Certified PMP (Project Management Professional) and/or CSM (Certified Scrum Master) qualifications
  • Must have experience with the Agile methodology 
  • Must have demonstrated experience with Stakeholder communication (to include speaking with and presenting to business partners as well as executive management)

Additional Qualifications (Nice To Have):
  • 5+ years of overall corporate experience, with a minimum of 3 years managing projects
  • Demonstrated experience working across businesses/capabilities (e.g. operations, finance etc.)
  • Background or experience working in an IT or related Project Management role
  • Background or experience working with an Analytics team/capability
  • Experience managing data analytics or data science projects a plus
  • Experience managing multiple, concurrent projects