Project Manager Complex Programs ADI

Job Description
Project Manager - 24 month Fixed Term Hire - Perth

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We are currently recruiting a Project Manager for a Complex Integration for a 24 months fixed term contract, based in Perth.

The Complex Project Manager is responsible for successful delivery of IBM's largest and most complex System Integration and Migration / Modernization client commitments. Individuals within this specialty and skill set manage client engagements, ensuring delivery of solutions for complex IT, business and client requirements. This specialty is responsible for leading a project team in delivering a solution to the client with overall performance responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, and contractual deliverables, which includes applying techniques for planning, tracking, change control, and risk management.

They are responsible for managing all project resources, including Global Delivery resources, vendors and subcontractors, and for establishing an effective communication plan with the project team and the client. They provide day to day direction to the project team and regular project status to the client.

Minimum requirements for successful candidates would include:

  • Project / Business Leadership: Successfully managed large multidisciplinary teams: $3M to $5M in size, 20,000 hours (3,000 hours), 100+ people. Must be a recognized positive influence among teammates and have a proven ability to lead others. The successful candidate will have demonstrated +8 years' experience managing Complex System Integration implementations involving working with distributed Agile delivery teams over multiple geographies

Industry Experience: The candidate needs to have verified experience of over 8+ years working in the relevant Industry, Energy and Power clients, having experience in Distribution Quotation Management and Asset Management Planning and Operations, managing complex integrations between Tier 1 platforms.
Demonstrate master level in project planning, tracking and reporting; deliverables reflect high quality standards and drive high client satisfaction; ability to consistently meet gross profit targets; ability to manage high risk environments; and ability to manage cross business unit / highly complex programs.

As a Project Manager your responsibilities include:

Communication/Negotiation: Communicate and provide advice to other professionals, effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals. Lead or join development team in projects to deliver proposed system for client's business requirements. Communicate and negotiate effectively with client product own and client solution architects to achieve the optimal outcome for the client.

Problem Solving: Design solutions in an integrated complex and heterogeneous environments. Complete project life cycle on integration projects: analysis, design, implementation, testing, support in product development and/or service projects. Define integration architecture, make and communicate architecture decisions. Communicate customer requirements. Validate project plan and estimates. Develop high level design, detailed design, API design and prototypes. Prototyping key/most difficult concepts to reduce risk. Perform technical and development QA. Support presales process.

Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes. Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects within the business environment. Design application architecture and outline component model specification for team member to implement. Provide industry insights in requirement elicitation. Respond quickly to POC activities for early assessment of solution feasibility and risks of architecture design. The applicant should be technology Evangelist in application architecture and programming.

Balance priorities to ensure client gets maximum value.

Contribution/Leadership: Provides ongoing technical /operational guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects, or manages cluster of technical practitioners. Understand department/ functional mission and vision. Defines and decides objectives within specified business concept or project and may have responsibility for tools and assigned resources. Utilizes technical expertise to directly influence people outside of the direct project to get the best outcome or just get things done. Innovative solutions may be required where, sometimes no precedent exists.
To ensure success in the role you will possess the following skills and experience:
  • At least 10 Years' experience as a Complex SI Project Management Professional
  • At least 8 Years' experience in executing large complex technical projects
  • At least 5 Years' experience in managing custom application development projects
  • At least 5 Years' experience in managing multi-vendor and complex systems integration projects, working in a distributed team environment, managing offshore teams with demonstrable outcome
  • At least 3 years' experience in Agile PM Methods
  • At least 2 years' experience in Energy and Utilities Industry
  • If you tick these boxes, and are ready to start your next challenge with a career at IBM - click "Apply" today. To find out more, head to www.ibm.com.au/careers


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