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IBM Senior Project Manager - Communications (Cognitive & Analytics) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

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

As a Senior Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in managing and providing expert level project management guidance for complex Data and Technology Transformation type projects. You will also be responsible for working across teams to manage resources and interdependencies as required across multiple teams. You will be tasked with challenging situations every day and coordinating high profile projects across multiple teams working with large clients. Candidates should be willing to roll up their sleeves and complete the definition and set-up work required, have a high level of ownership and accountability throughout the entire project life cycle. As a Senior Project Manager, you're expected to provide overall, day-to-day management of a specific task order or group of task orders including management of business process team members, managing scope of work, work assignments and resources across the multiple projects supporting the client. This position requires strong leadership, organization and communication skills and significant experience managing design, development, testing, implementation, integration, and operations projects.

Responsibilities will include:

Program Management and Accountability, Program Governance including financial performance, Resource Staffing Plans (client and internal), Schedule management and inter dependencies, Communication / Change Management planning, Coordination with other teams (IBM & client), Deliverable review and submission, Dynamic ability to manage customer/partner requirements and challenges - critical path identification, Risk and Issue Management and Mitigation planning.

If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the anticipated compensation range for the position $93,400 to $208,000 is based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.

POST COVID you are expected to travel up to 75% (4 days a week) of the time to meet our client needs across the US.

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/

CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company-wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

Skill Development : Helping our employees grow their foundational skills

Finding the Dream Career at IBM: Navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strengths and career aspirations

Diversity of People : Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/initiatives.html

http://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/corporateservicecorps

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 12+ years Functional or Technical experience

  • Multiple full lifecycle implementations experience

  • 10+ years of senior project management experience with a demonstrated track record of delivering business value using technology solutions

  • 10+ years of People/Team Management

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Focus on customer service and responsiveness, with sound customer handling skills

  • Active Project Management Professional (PMP, PMI) and/or Agile Certified Professional (ACI-PMP) designations

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

None

About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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