Job Description :
VDart We are a Global Information Technology Services & Workforce Solutions firm headquartered out of Atlanta, GA with presence in US, Canada, MX, UK, Belgium, Japan & India. Founded in 2007, Our team of over 2550+ professionals continually create impact for our customers worldwide in solving complex technology challenges with cutting edge technologies. We specialize in providing the Fortune 1000 companies, niche hard to find skills in technologies including Social, Mobile, Big Data Analytics, Data Sciences, Cyber Security, IoT, Cloud, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. With delivery centers in the UK, Mexico, Canada, and India, we provide global workforce solutions to our customers covering EMEA, APAC & Americas. VDart is an award-winning organization recognized by Inc 5000 Hall of Fame; Atlanta Business Chronicle*s Fastest Growing Companies; NMSDC*s National Supplier of the Year; Ernst & Young*s Regional Entrepreneur of the Year and more. Role: SAS Senior Project Manager Location: Cary, NC (Initial Remote) Duration: 6+ Months Contract (Good chance of getting extended) We are looking for project managers to conduct new installations of customer environments and Flash-related hosted customer upgrades; must have managed software installation and upgrade projects; waterfall methodology experience. Essential Requirements: Current PMP certification. Experience with external customers. Consulting, project or program management experience. Bachelor's degree in a business, marketing, or computer science-related field. 6+ years of experience in a customer-facing project management role. Experience as a Project Manager in a software development environment and software implementations. Preferred Experience: MS Project proficiency. Knowledge of Project Management practice procedures and tools. Strong leadership, project management, communication and facilitation skills (including meeting content/agenda and proactive/creative management of issues Experience with full-cycle project management of software development projects in a hosted environment. Understanding of the software development life cycle. Good problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills. Ability to understand and translate complex technical and business information to internal/external audiences. Primary Responsibilities: Act as a customer liaison, manage customer expectations; manage large-scale projects using win/win negotiation principles. Conduct assessments, presales, and implementation activities that require matching skills with specific agendas, services, requirements, and tasks. Identify and review assignments of team members for these activities, including adding domain, administration, and contracts expertise. Work with account management teams as needed to assist with development of proposals for software and services deals. Complete risk assessments and participate in deal review sessions. Assume fiscal responsibility for projects and ensure that quality assurance and test plans are included. Develop, communicate, and track all aspects of project plans with the project team. Resolve conflicts between the project and other organizational units. Oversee activities with respect to customer satisfaction, change and knowledge management, as well as the overall summary for each engagement. Additional Responsibilities: Perform analysis of business and user needs, document requirements, determine a strategy and develop a plan/proposal for delivery of the project which leads to a client's adoption and improved efficiency or effectiveness. Advise clients on solution adoption and integration into business processes based on a solid understanding of client businesses, industries, regulatory environments and markets. Drive success while overcoming barriers and satisfying staff, management and stakeholder commitments. Facilitate client/customer steering committees related to the broader aspects of the program/project being implemented. Resolve issues between the project and other organizational units in a satisfactory manner, engaging management as necessary. Communicate project goals to those outside the project and engage management or leadership in other units as needed to ensure customer success. Assure overall customer satisfaction through determination and attainment of project success criteria, engagement and discussions with customers and leadership. Build relationships with clients that characterize partnership, cooperation and trust. Key Skills: Project Management, SAS, Software development, Flash, Waterfall Referral Program: Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you. We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. VDart Inc Alpharetta, GA Follow us on Twitter for the hottest positions: @VDart_Jobs Follow us on Twitter: @vdartinc