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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
The Project Manager - Complex Programs is responsible for successful delivery of IBM's large and complex systems integration projects, including cloud-related modernisation and migration, and digital transformation type projects. 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, quality as well as contractual deliverables, which includes applying techniques for planning, tracking, change control, and risk management. They are responsible for managing all project resources, including offshore 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. The individual is expected to have very strong client facing governance capabilities, including C-suite communication and negotiation capabilities. The Senior Project Manager is recognised as an authority in project management, independently handling unique situations and assisting others, providing guidance to executives, as well as mentoring and helping develop less experienced project management staff. Key skills and experience:
6+ years of Project Management experience.
Managed all project phases (initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, closing) and participated in concept/proposal phase.
Managed projects with at least 10 Full-time-equivalents (FTEs) per month over a 12 month period.
Demonstrate experienced level in project planning, tracking and reporting; deliverables reflect high quality standards and drive high client satisfaction; ability to consistently meet financial (including revenue and gross profit) targets; ability to manage high risk environments; and ability to manage cross business unit / highly complex programs.
Ownership and reconciliation of monthly project financials, managing and delivering to overall project price case.
Experience managing distributed teams (onshore, offsite/offshore).
Experience managing subcontractors and subcontract agreements.
Demonstrate passion for the business, client insight, breakthrough thinking, drive to achieve, team leadership, teamwork, decisiveness, building organisational capabilities, developing talent, and personal dedication.
Successfully managed large multidisciplinary teams. Must be a recognised positive influence among teammates and have a proven ability to lead others.
Experience managing large Agile, and/or hybrid Agile/traditional projects.
Project Management or equivalent certification eg. PMI, PRINCE2, Managing Successful Programmes (MSP). Desired skills and experience:
Agile project delivery related certification eg. SAFe.
2+ years of Technical / Business / Industry related experience.
Experience managing complex Cloud-related projects (eg. on IBM Cloud, AWS, MS Azure or other platforms), for example legacy modernisation, application migration, new development.
Experience with digital transformation projects. 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