IBM Project Manager - Consulting Global COC in Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

Oniqua, an IBM Company, provides high return on investment (ROI) spare parts optimization solution that is transforming the way leading companies manage their capital-intensive assets. Our solution delivers business-critical insights to asset-intensive industry through a state-of-the-art SaaS platform built on industry-leading technology and analytics. Oniqua is a rapidly growing IBM solution practice that operates in an entrepreneurial manner with people passionate about what we thrive to do it better than any other company on the planet. Our team and solutions consistently deliver the world’s best Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) solution to the biggest brands around the globe, oftentimes delivering 100-400% ROI in the first 12 months.

We’re looking for more than just qualified sales candidates who thrive in a fast-paced environment, push the limits, deliver value to customers, and like to have fun.

The Project Manager should have a thorough understanding of the nature of business problems across industries, and the products and solutions available that can provide value in solving those problems. The Project Manager manages the delivery of projects of significant size and complexity involving software package implementation and custom development. The individual will leverage expert knowledge across Project Management methodologies to coach and mentor the project team to produce high-quality, on-time, on-budget project deliverables Specifically, the Project Manager is responsible for managing the administration of assigned projects including project definition, project status reporting, project quality and project staffing.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Use consulting skills, business knowledge and package solution expertise to manage and deliver project

  • Build and manage client relationships including C-suite

  • Work with clients to establish project policies, procedures, schedules and plans

  • Drive task level project plans that include requirements management, communications management, contract management, financial management, issues and action management, risk management and resource management

  • Ensure project is delivered on-time and on budget

  • Schedule project review meetings

  • Write and distribute weekly reports

  • Administer and approve project time, expenses and reporting

  • Manage project financials including cost and schedule variances

  • Support the sales efforts of Asset Management related services

  • Work cooperatively with other organizations within IBM to accomplish project work in an efficient and quality manner

The desired candidate must have the following:

  • Experience as a Maximo Consultant

  • Experience as a Project Manager in full life cycle solution implementations

  • Self-confident, self-reliant, self starter

  • Able to communicate and defend a position credibly

  • Attention to detail and ability to manage to tight timelines

  • Willingness to travel globally up to 75% of the time

Key Industries:

  • Chemicals & Petroleum

  • Utilities

  • Industrial Products

  • Transportation

  • Manufacturing

  • Mining

A successful candidate is self-confident, self-reliant and a self starter with the ability to communicate and defend a position credibly. Attention to detail and ability to manage to tight timelines are keys to success. In this role, you will interact directly with clients and will be required to travel globally.

Prefer candidate's located in Denver, CO or surrounding area. Would consider candidate's living near a major airport in various cities - Houston, TX, Chicago, IL or New York, NY.

BENEFITS

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

  • http://www-01.ibm.com/employment/us/benefits/

  • https://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/50744.wss

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.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

4+ years of experience working with IBM Maximo Solutions

4+ years of experience in project management in full life cycle package/ solutions implementations

4+ years of experience in project management in creating and delivering project level documentation (i.e. client briefs, reports etc)

Proficiency with Microsoft Power Point, Word, and Excel

Experience in working in one or more of the following: Chemicals & Petroleum, Industrial Products, Utilities, Mining, Transportation, Manufacturing industries

Experience in working in an organized, structured manner with excellent team communications skills

Experience building client relationships with entire project team up through C-Suite

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

At least 8 years experience guiding and facilitating executive level business decisions and performing business analysis in cooperation with clients

At least 8 years experience in project management processes, methods and tools in full life cycle implementations

At least 8 years experience working with Maximo solutions

At least 8 years experience in creating and delivering project level documentation (i.e. client briefs, reports, etc)

At least 5 years experience in management consulting

At least 3 years experience successfully selling solutions

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

EO Statement

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.