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IBM Project Manager: ADM in Pune, India

Introduction

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

You will have the opportunity to work in a challenging but rewarding environment that is fast paced and changing fundamentally that transforms its business to meet the ambition to be a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, whilst delivering a world class business case that has a strong societal license to operate. In your program and as part of project management career you will be expected to enact change and deliver value globally across business lines and geographies.

Project Managers plan, execute, and control a project or set of related projects to meet identified business requirements and deliver business value, through acquiring and utilizing the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, risk, quality and benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, execute, monitor, control, and close all aspects of the project lifecycle adhering to the Project Delivery Framework (PDF) methodology and other standards at a scale of up to $2M, with up to 20 team members;

  • Quickly build and leverage relationships with sponsors (JG1 and above), the Programme Manager (JG2 and above) and key stakeholders and understand their priorities. Resolve conflict and deliver tough messages with grace to the Decision Review Board;

  • Agree and build an agreed list of deliverables as defined by the Decision Review Board or Programme Manager, keeping to the time, cost and quality parameters set;

  • Motivate and lead the project or workstream team through periods of uncertainty, while understanding and reporting barriers so that the team can complete its objectives while managing pressure;

  • Create and deliver relevant and impactful communications for project or workstream stakeholders;

  • Support the project team to remain resilient after setbacks and to recover performance;

  • Manage and report risks at a project level to make timely recommendations that will maximize value;

  • Understand changes necessary to balance execution efficiency with risk mitigation, value delivery, cost, quality and benefits;

  • Understand programme or project goals and business context at all stages of the lifecycle, and particularly when responding to challenges and change. Recommend acceptable courses of action where appropriate;

  • Execute the chosen methodology for the project or workstream to maximise delivery effectiveness;

  • Execute the required governance approach defined by the Decision Review Board or Programme Manager; and

  • Support programme leadership or the natural team to enable the project team to collaborate effectively with business IT, the impacted businesses, wider stakeholders both internally and externally, resolving issues such as financing, risk, resourcing, integrated planning and long-term management of any resulting products and services where appropriate.

  • Agree and deliver a body of work, organised into programmes, projects and workstreams to agreed time, cost, quality, risk and benefit profiles, delivered within prescribed standards and controls framework;

  • Proactively analyse variances against plan to assess trends threatening agreed scope, time, cost, and quality commitments. Identify signs that a project may be at risk and take appropriate action;

  • Engage internal and external stakeholders such as users, customers or suppliers to fully benefit from the delivered products, services and changes;

  • Develop and execute appropriate change and engagement plans to achieve necessary behaviour changes in order to maximise benefits;

  • Align expectations and ensure that the decision-making of stakeholders happen in a timely and effective manner;

  • Mobilise and lead teams composed of a mixture of staff and suppliers across organisational boundaries and the natural team. Ensure they have the necessary skills, capacity and experience to achieve the required outcomes;

  • Develop the skills of team members through coaching, delegation and providing stretching assignments;

  • Understand, assess and embed the right delivery methodologies, considering project and business constraints;

  • Assess programme risks as they are encountered and evaluate trade-offs between cost, time, quality, risk and ultimately benefit, continuously managing the business cases of constituent projects and workstreams;

  • Ensure that all deliverables, whether software, hardware, processes, products or business change are fit for purpose, meet all relevant requirements and are effectively transitioned to support and business-as-usual; and

  • Ensure that the business value intended by the work is explicit, agreed and delivered.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 10+years of overall experience in IT industry

  • Proficient in Agile methodology with an ability to adapt quickly to changing technology requirements

  • Proven Strong project management skill

  • Proficient in Program and Project Management

  • Demonstrate Leadership Skills - As a program and project management professional, you are also a leader in the natural team and are required to continuously develop your leadership behaviours:

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies

  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work

  • Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management

  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

  • Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

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