IT Project Manager
- Alajuela, Costa Rica
At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team's overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Project Manager, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!
Your Role and Responsibilities
Evaluate project requests to create cost estimates, resource plans, schedules and other project documentation. Identify and work with commercial client and IBM internal stakeholders and/or Customers. Lead matrix teams to achieve all project objectives and requirements on schedule, Service Level Agreement applicable to the projects and within budget. Identify, track and own closure of all issues and actions; escalate issues to IBM management when appropriate and necessary. Identify project risk, and create and execute effective mitigation plans as necessary. Conduct project status meetings. Communicate with project stakeholders and management, including IBM executives and external clients. Track project finances and take appropriate action as required to stay within budget. Closeout all associated project records. Complete close-out checklist and gain approval from PE/DPE for project completion Review and document lessons learned.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Intermediate English skills
- IT experience
- PM experience
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in some of the following areas: Data Centers set up, access policies, maintenance knowledge/ Application installation knowledge/ Implementation of monitoring tools/ Virtualization (Concepts and Tools as VMware and Citrix)/ Active Directory implementation/ Midrange (Including Server build process)/ Storage/ Mainframe/ Service Desk/ Cloud/ Networking/ Security/ ITIL
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- PMP Certification from PMI or IPMA Certification or PRINCE 2
- Advanced English skills
About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!
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