IT Project Manager - Cloud Migration

    • 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
Cloud Migration Factory projects have multiple teams crossing several time zones with several implementation phases. This role is responsible for leading a project team to deliver a Data Center/Cloud Migration solution using cloud migration factory methods and assets - including reference architectures, business measurements and terms & conditions according to the project contract. Individual has overall performance responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, and contractual deliverables which includes applying their knowledge of Data Center Migration and Cloud Migration Services in the planning, tracking, change control, and risk management of the project. They are responsible for managing all project resources, including subcontractors, partners, and vendors and for establishing an effective communication plan with the project team, management team, and the client.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- +3 years of Project/Program management experience.
- Deep knowledge of Microsoft Project Plan.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio.
- Experience leading project teams across different countries and cultures.
- Proven ability to learn and grasp concepts quickly in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong leadership, collaboration, and organization skills to effectively project/program manage.
- Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment balancing short-term and long-term needs.
- Effective Client & Stakeholder handling skills.
- Excellent verbal and written English, interpersonal communication skills and attention to detail.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
-Knowledge of Data Center and Cloud Migration Projects.
-Experience managing transformation programs in a client facing role.
-Demonstrated quantitative and analytical skills for effective project Financial management.
-Project Management Certifications
-ITIL Certifications
-Knowledge in Agile Methodologies

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!

Your Life @ IBM
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About IBM
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Location Statement
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