Southern Company PMO Project Manager I in Atlanta, Georgia

PMO Project Manager I



The Project Manager I position is responsible for supporting the project managers on projects or programs by providing administrative support on activities such as meeting planning and management, project plan development and maintenance, and project SharePoint setup and management. This position will track cost and other performance metrics for projects to ensure project goals and objectives are being met. This position serves as a resource to program and project managers to assist them with implementing project management processes for their projects. The Project Manager I may also be responsible for managing small low-risk projects. This will involve directing the efforts of project teams to achieve clearly defined results within the triple constraints of time, budget, and project objectives for low-risk projects.


  • Associate degree or vocational training in related field highly desirable

  • Previous experience supporting technology projects in a matrix resource environment desirable

  • Knowledge of PMI based project management competency areas and methodologies

  • Analytical skills to effectively manage activities following established procedures and policies under tight deadlines

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Project

  • Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint


  • Assist project managers with the development and maintenance of project schedule and budgets as well as the ongoing cost tracking for multiple projects

  • Collect and analyze project information to determine project status; promptly communicate any issues to the project manager

  • Respond to project risks throughout the project by communicating with project members to ensure risk items are addressed and plans are updated

  • Draft accurate written communications such as status reports and meeting minutes in a timely manner

  • Track project cost estimates and schedules

  • Accurately maintain all documentation on Project SharePoint Sites

  • Insure project/program information is up-to-date and accurate in the Project Portfolio Management Tool

  • Follow Low-risk Project Management Process for assigned Low-risk projects


Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America-s premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America-s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune-s annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Information Technology

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2007508