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Project Management

Location: Bangalore
Company: IBM
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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 Project Manager, you are responsible for project management support of both client and cloud network environments. You will support projects and stakeholders in client facing roles.
If you thrive in a dynamic, collaborative workplace, IBM provides an environment where you will be challenged and inspired every single day. And if you relish the freedom to bring creative, thoughtful solutions to the table, there's no limit to what you can accomplish here.
Responsibilities:
- Utilize PM profession skills to enhance the level of service and quality of deliverables.
- Exhibit project leadership in a shared services resource environment.
- Ability to collect technical inputs from subject matter experts and create solutions to drive aggressive timelines
- Communicate complex issues to stakeholders with recommendations on the path forward.
- Manage fleet refresh projects including hardware and software
- Assistance in security deployment and management.
- Allocate resources appropriately to meet program needs and minimize resource contention.
- Coordinate stakeholder meetings to ensure all parties understand the deliveries and milestones and the re-sources that are assigned.
- Facilitate with excellent verbal and written communications
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
- Ability to navigate fast-paced and rapidly evolving environments, # Knowledge of the PMI Process Groups; Initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing. Knowledge of current Project Management methodologiesMinimum 5+ years IT operations and engineering experience.
- Minimum 2+ years cloud network and security technologies experience.
- Solid experience in Implementation of Infrastructure projects, including preferred experience with Intel, Midrange or Mainframe platforms, SAN/Storage, TSM, Networks, Data Centre, Server, Security, Desktop, Active Directories, Security
- Able to Negotiates effectively with team members to define the team's goals, work content and schedules.
- Establishes and maintains clear mechanisms to communicate project status and change with the project team, other staff and the client.
- Work with different geography teams to deliver projects to the customers in UKI geographyFacilitate/manage solution Maturing phase of the project by working with design/solution team.
- Develop detailed implementation plans using MS Project or Account specific toolConduct Project Definition Workshops with all the stakeholders and produce the written report - Project Definition Report.
- Work with various delivery team to ensure that all relevant teams within IBM and alliance teams/sub-contractors are engaged during implementation.
- Responsible for remote coordination of infrastructure implementation/integration. Estimate initial project cost and schedule with the help of project team members of different geography or customers as desired.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Project Management Professional certification
- 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
- None
About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.
As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.
Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.
We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.
Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.
Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.
Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
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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