SAP Project Manager
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 Project Manager - SAP
As an experienced Project Manager at IBM Global Business Services, you will deliver innovative business solutions through business consulting ranging from business process design to application modelling and systems integration. You will leverage your project manager expertise and your leadership capabilities to ensure successful project delivery and client success. We will give you access to unique career opportunities, and a vast and diverse network of talented professionals. As a lead for team you will get the chance to participate in new and existing implementations, developed with the latest technology and tools. At IBM you'll find your role has a very unique look, combining both strong technical and business skills. We would like you to have a very solid project management background with at least 5 full implementations, ideally in a public sector or Defence consulting environment. Strong experience in team leadership, stakeholder management, OCM, process design, planning and managing execution of the build. Experience in the SAP implementation desirable. Mandatory Requirements:
Be an Australian citizen
Be eligible to obtain an AGSVA baseline security clearance or already have AGSVA baseline security clearance Desired Attributes and Skills:
A passion for technology and business.
The ability to understand and assimilate different points of view.
A love of working with people in a team-focused environment.
Have prior exposure software development lifecycle methodologies.
Natural leadership skills and the ability to thrive in a collaborative culture.
The willingness to take ownership of challenging tasks, even beyond your initial scope of responsibility.
The flexibility to travel to client locations Education and Experience:
Minimum 6 years project management experience with at least 3 years in IT
Good analytical and strategy skills
Must have broad knowledge of development life cycle.
Good in depth and all-round knowledge of Telecommunication industry
Ability to gain confidence with the customer
Strong IT skills
Ability to influence at multiple levels Key Responsibilities:
Manage the scope, cost, schedule, scope, and contractual performance deliverables
Apply techniques for planning, tracking, change control, and risk management
Manage all project resources, including IBM, customer, and subcontractors
Establish an effective communication plan with the project team and the customer
Provide day-to-day direction to the project teams
Provide regular project status updates to the customer
Provide regular project status updates to IBM management
Develop and maintain the project plan
Timely and accurate project(s) progress & issues
Provide guidance on strategies, requirements specifications, and functional specifications, which meet customer requirements and project standards
Facilitate development of the application architecture, technology selection and detail application specifications
Manage and maintain development of the project plan
Closely work with other teams to ensure tight alignment of objectives and expectations.
Manage ISV and IBM teams to ensure that the developed solution matches the required solution
Define and monitor issues, dependencies, risks and risk mitigation strategies
Monitor and assesses the quality of the deliverables
Facilitate development of reuse opportunities
Provide feedback on methodology improvement/customization and share new tools to enhance processes
Facilitate sharing best practices, with documentation of best practices and lessons learned
Provide overall guidance to teams under direction.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
About Business Unit
IBM 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.
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