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KPMG Associate Director, IT Program and Project Management in Atlanta, Georgia

Associate Director, IT Program and Project Management

Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition #: 44066

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX

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 an Associate Director, IT Program and Project Management to join our Digital Nexus technology organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee, develop and manage operating costs, request budget allocation and reallocations, ensure project and program is within budget; direct project schedules and ensure mitigating strategies or contingencies are appropriately applied to anticipated risks and when issues arise

  • Organizational accountability for establishing, managing and motivating multi-disciplinary project teams; Guide, council and remove obstacles to ensure project managers have all the tools and guidance to successfully execute on projects

  • Establish positive and collaborative relationships with IT leadership and customers; demonstrate a clear understanding of both internal and external customer's business and works collaborative to successfully delivery value

  • Act as point of escalation for projects at risk to raise awareness and help resolve issues

  • Lead in the evolution of improving delivery of solutions, leveraging program and project management knowledge

  • Optimize existing standards and processes according to best in class capabilities and deploy across teams

Qualifications:

  • Minimum eight years of experience in IT project management experience, including full lifecycle project management, software development, and infrastructure deployment methodologies and industry best practices

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; PMP Certification is required

  • Strong project management skills with experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing multiple medium-to-large scale projects and programs from definition through implementation, involving internal personnel and consultants

  • Experience in the management of large, complex IT projects and programs, managing multi-phase, multi-track, high-risk projects with up to thirty project team members concurrently

  • Excellent verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; able to set goals and participate in strategic initiatives for a team

  • Foster the development of high performance teams and interface with all levels of the organization; Ability to participate in development of resource plans and structures and influence organizational priorities

KPMG 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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits

Health

KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

Financial

  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.

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