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Senior IT Project Manager

  • Job reference: NA-002146
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Orlando

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Orlando, Tampa, or Tallahassee, Florida office as a Senior IT Project Manager.


MAJOR FUNCTIONS/ROLES

Provide leadership and management of projects within the Atkins Portfolio Office. Manage the delivery of value based IT solutions through active participation and co-ordination of cross-disciplinary teams. Through practical and pragmatic application of project management disciplines, help eliminate non-value adding bureaucracy, ensure customers are provided with timely outputs and outcomes that deliver value, and demonstrate how professional project management benefits the organization.


JOB DUTIES:

Undertake internal project management assignments to meet the specific needs of Atkins Divisions and Corporate Functions.

Coach and mentor team members and/or colleagues to adopt flexible application of their project management skills.

Promote a culture that encourages multi-skilled development of team members.

Contribute to Group Initiatives such as strategy formulation, innovation, budgeting and forecasting.

Manage cross-disciplinary teams to ensure progress and delivery of products in accordance with agreed timescales, quality, processes and procedures.

Ensure practical and pragmatic application of delivery approaches, providing an understanding and consultative approach.

Work closely with customers, aiding the development and delivery of requirements to enable accurate and clear understanding of needs and aspirations.

Negotiate resources required for project delivery teams.

Assist with the creation of business cases for projects.

Work alongside Business Analysts as part of Project Teams on IT/IS projects.

Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.





EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

B.S. or B.A in Computer Science or other IT major. This level may be achieved by practitioners with 10 years of experience since related Bachelor's degree.


SPECIAL SKILLS:

Ability to plan, prioritize and review project plans and documents, evaluate alternatives, and devise appropriate solutions while working under the pressure of multiple projects. Must have well-developed interpersonal and stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate, clearly and succinctly, at all levels from technical though to senior management and Group Executives. Ability to demonstrate extensive application of formal project management methodologies including Agile and Waterfall models, including hybrid approaches. Must have working knowledge and application of techniques including business case preparation, requirements management, planning, risk and issue management, change control, and configuration management.


PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:

APMP certification preferred.


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Travel to other Atkins offices in the US and potentially overseas is a requirement of this role




Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:
http://careers.atkinsglobal.com/File.ashx?path=Root/Documents/north-america-welcome-new-employee/Equal_Opp_Stmt.pdf  

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