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Senior Associate, IT Project Management

Company: KPMG
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Business Title: Senior Associate, IT Project ManagementRequisition Number: 97010 - 26Function: Business Support ServicesArea of Interest:State: FLCity: TallahasseeDescription:Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate, IT Project Management to join our Digital Nexus organization.Responsibilities:

  • Enable the use of PMO tools and best practices for projects; as a Project Coordinator, collaborate with the Project or Program Manager and team
  • Lead team meetings, publish meeting notes, and action items, ensure follow up with Project Manager, update project documents and systems, ensure timely completion of action items
  • Consult with internal customers to develop and approve project definition documents, including scope, approach, plans, resource requirements, high level requirements, budget forecasts, schedules, risk registers, and benefits realization estimates; identify, manage, and control changes to scope, schedule, and budget, update all project documentation accordingly in compliance with PMO quality standards and timelines
  • Report project status and participate in project review meetings; act as the project advocate and primary point of contact for risk and issue management and escalation
  • Establish collaborative relationships with project teams and customers, demonstrating a clear understanding of both internal and external customer requirements and success criteria; understand, integrate, and align with other internal organizations as well as operational and business processes
  • Facilitate and lead post project/phase reviews to cultivate a 'learning organization; evolve project management capabilities, improve delivery of solutions to business customers, and leverage project management knowledge across the IT organizationQualifications:
    • Minimum three years of recent project management skills with experience in organizing, planning, and executing projects from definition through implementation, involving internal personnel and consultants
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred
    • Ability to independently manage three to four low complexity (or low to medium risk) projects concurrently
    • Ability to build collaborative teams, with ability to influence, educate and interact with various levels within the organization
    • Comprehensive knowledge of full lifecycle project management, software development, and/or infrastructure deployment methodologies and industry best practices; experience with Agile / Scrum methodology a plus
    • Strong verbal/written communication, problem solving, analytical and independent judgment skills to support an environment driven by customer service and teamwork; ability to positively influence, mentor and be a credible source of knowledge to less experienced team membersKPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site). /GL: 5GF: 15310

Keywords: KPMG, Tallahassee , Senior Associate, IT Project Management, Executive , Tallahassee, Florida

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