Project Manager - Transition

Job Title: Project Manager - Transition
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra
Reference: 277846BR
Contact Name: Olivia Lucisano
Contact Email: olucisano@au1.ibm.com
Job Published: February 27, 2020 13:17

Job Description

As an experienced Project Manager at IBM Global Business Services, you will deliver innovative business solutions through business consulting ranging from business process design to application modelling and systems integration. You will leverage your project manager  expertise and your leadership capabilities to ensure successful project delivery and client success. We will give you access to unique career opportunities, and a vast and diverse network of talented professionals.   As a lead for team you will get the chance to participate in new and existing implementations, developed with the latest technology and tools. At IBM you’ll find your role has a very unique look, combining both strong technical and business skills.   We would like you to have a very solid project management background with at least 5 full implementations, ideally in a public sector or Defence consulting environment. Strong experience in team leadership, stakeholder management, OCM, process design, planning and managing execution of the build.  Experience in the SAP implementation desirable.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Be an Australian citizen
  • Be eligible to obtain an AGSVA baseline security clearance or already have AGSVA baseline security clearance
  • Desired Attributes and Skills:
  • A passion for technology and business.
  • The ability to understand and assimilate different points of view.
  • A love of working with people in a team-focused environment.
  • Have prior exposure software development lifecycle methodologies.  
  • Natural leadership skills and the ability to thrive in a collaborative culture.
  • The willingness to take ownership of challenging tasks, even beyond your initial scope of responsibility.
  • The flexibility to travel to client locations

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 6 years project management experience with at least 3 years in IT
  • Good analytical and strategy skills
  • Must have broad knowledge of development life cycle.
  • Good in depth and all-round knowledge of Telecommunication industry
  • Ability to gain confidence with the customer
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to influence at multiple levels

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the scope, cost, schedule, scope, and contractual performance deliverables
  • Apply techniques for planning, tracking, change control, and risk management
  • Manage all project resources, including IBM, customer, and subcontractors
  • Establish an effective communication plan with the project team and the customer
  • Provide day-to-day direction to the project teams
  • Provide regular project status updates to the customer
  • Provide regular project status updates to IBM management
  • Develop and maintain the project plan
  • Timely and accurate project(s) progress & issues
  • Provide guidance on strategies, requirements specifications, and functional specifications, which meet customer requirements and project standards
  • Facilitate development of the application architecture, technology selection and detail application specifications
  • Manage and maintain development of the project plan
  • Closely work with other teams to ensure tight alignment of objectives and expectations.
  • Manage ISV and IBM teams to ensure that the developed solution matches the required solution
  • Define and monitor issues, dependencies, risks and risk mitigation strategies
  • Monitor and assesses the quality of the deliverables
  • Facilitate development of reuse opportunities
  • Provide feedback on methodology improvement/customization and share new tools to enhance processes
  • Facilitate sharing best practices, with documentation of best practices and lessons learned
  • Provide overall guidance to teams under direction.

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