Project Manager - Cloud Storage
The Project Manager at IBM is responsible for governance, alignment and visibility in the enablement of projects at IBM. Engaged in the roadmap from conception to go-live dates for various initiatives, this position requires high levels of coordination, organization and leadership skills. A quick learner, this Project Manager will ramp up deftly to become familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures related to our technology-driven projects. Working directly with the client teams and all stakeholders, the Project Manager will coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects to be delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
Who You Are
The successful candidate will be tenacious, ambitious, and self-directed with a passion for project management. Sporting a unique blend of strong relationship management and business acumen, you will also bring a track record of strong follow-through, project completion, and consistently keeping commitments to your stakeholders. You are...
Consistent in relying upon on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Broad in scope and creativity: Able and willing to perform a variety of tasks to ensure the success of the project
Adept in seeing "past the project": Understand the opportunity to enhance departmental and organizational reputations by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests
Confident in your ability to drive
What do we look for in a successful Client Success Project Manager?
Demonstrated leadership and adaptability, with willingness to readily and voluntarily take ownership of highly challenging tasks and problems, even beyond initial scope of responsibility
Thorough and analytical, with capability to apply logic to solve problems
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus despite conflicting demands
Drive to overcome the most challenging or difficult obstacles and look for ways to improve results
Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills
Effective interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and work effectively with individuals, strengthening relationships to achieve win win solutions
Ability to communicate complex situations clearly and simply by paying attention and conveying difficult messages in a positive manner
A passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view
Demonstrated communication skills in presentation, training and technical report writing.
Who You'll Work With
You'll have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and independent team of engineers and other functions such as Development, Architecture, QA, Offering Management and Delivery to design and develop advanced capabilities. We come to work thrilled knowing it will never be the same day twice. This variety enables us to be innovative convergent thinkers who juggle competing requirements with agility.
Today's operating environment demands a stack that's responsive to the innovative enterprise - one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. By 2020, businesses will commit at least 50% of IT spend on cloud. Be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world's top business and technology professionals. And, we're hiring....JOIN US.
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- At least 2 years of experience as a Team Leader
- At least 2 years of experience managing technical projects
- At least 4 years of experience working with MS Project tools, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- At least 4 years of proven experience training on technical topics
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
At least 2 years of experience as a Project Manager
At least 3 years working with highly-secure systems
At least 5 years of experience developing, planning, executing and completing multiple projects simultaneously
At least 5 years of experience managing complex projects including developing proposals, setting budgets, project planning and implementation
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
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