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Project Manager - Tech Trainin
Ref No.: 18-00405
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Start Date: 01/17/2018
Client: Cox Communication (583250)
Position: Project Manager - Tech Trainin
Locations: 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328.
Duration: 6+ Months (Possibility Of Extension)
Pay Rate : $5/hr. on W2
·         Manages the development and implementation of projects/programs requiring technical experience &/or education in the cable or telecom industry to meet business training curriculum, process initiatives, process improvement, product launches, other strategies and objectives.
·         Analyzes existing project management methods to promote effective training  through standardization, improvement, simplification, discontinuance, or other methods.  Conducts risk assessments, maintains a series of key training project milestones, facilitates communication across operational groups, and ensures compliance with the defined project.
·         Develops detailed project schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports; tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet needs of customers.
·         Initiates, plans, executes, and controls project efforts that utilize learning  solutions
·         Develops and executes management plans for time, cost, scope, quality, communications, risk, human resources, procurement and integration
·         Translates project requirements into learning objectives and tasks.  Producing a detailed scope document.
·         Reports on project progress throughout the project lifecycle, updating stakeholders, and training leadership.
·         Identifies and gains allocation of project team resources; obtains business sponsor approvals; and coordinates the resources necessary to successfully complete the project.
·         Communicates major milestones and identifies potential project risks; conducts regular status meetings to review project activities; manages prioritization procedures
·         Sets and manages client expectations, managing and escalating issues and changes
·         Measures progress toward goals and revises project objectives; documents applying change control procedures
·         Evaluates the impacts and risks of changes from multiple perspectives, assigns tasks that are necessary to reduce or eliminate those considerations, determines tentative implementation dates, and tracks results of the implementation
·         Develops methods to measure customer satisfaction; obtains feedback at critical milestones and at project completion to ensure that project efforts meeting customer expectations for time, cost, and results
·         Anticipates and identifies tasks required to support change processing including performing change impact analysis, assigning tasks to project team members, verbally communicating complex issues, verifying that tasks are completed, and communicating implementation status
·         Project cycle of typically less than 1 year
·         Budget management  consist of preparing and tracking costs
·         Planning of resources for tasks, allocation, estimation, & scheduling
·         Projects typically span across organizations (depts.) but may also directly affect business unit and/or entire company
·         Reporting and communications typically occur with team, key stakeholders and senior management
·         Full accountability for planning of resources for tasks, allocation, estimation, scheduling and risk management
·         Budget management typically includes costing, tracking of status and resolving cost issues
Typical Training / Experience:
·         Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline.
·         Minimum 3 to 5 years of project management experience.
·         PMP certification preferred. Cable and Telecom project experience a plus. 
·         High-to-expert level experience with MS Project.
·         High level experience with MS Office suite, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Core Functions:
·         Develops detailed project schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports; tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet needs of customers.
·         Technical/Admin Work Performed -May spend up to 20% % of time maintaining records such as student rosters, Cox U training requests, and ensuring personnel attend the scheduled training.