Project Manager - Complex Integration

Last updated an hour ago
Location:West Perth
Job Type:Full Time


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
We are currently recruiting a Project Manager for a Complex Integration Project for a full time role, based in Perth.
The Complex Project Manager is responsible for successful delivery of IBM's largest and most complex System Integration and Migration / Modernization client commitments. 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, and contractual deliverables, which includes applying techniques for planning, tracking, change control, and risk management. They are responsible for managing all project resources, including 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.

Minimum requirements for successful candidates would include:

Strong Stakeholder Management:
Demonstrate passion for the business, client insight, breakthrough thinking, drive to achieve, team leadership, teamwork, decisiveness, building organizational capabilities, developing talent, and personal dedication. Must be a recognized positive influence among teammates and have a proven ability to lead others.

Industry Experience:
The candidate needs to have verified experience of over 8+ years working in the relevant Industry, Energy and Power clients, having experience in Distribution Quotation Management and Asset Management Planning and Operations, managing complex integrations between Tier 1 platforms.
Demonstrated experience in project planning, tracking and reporting; deliverables reflect high quality standards and drive high client satisfaction; ability to consistently meet gross profit targets; ability to manage high risk environments; and ability to manage cross business unit / highly complex programs.

As a Project Manager your responsibilities include:

Communication/Negotiation:
Communicate and provide advice to other professionals, effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals. Lead or join development team in projects to deliver proposed system for client’s business requirements. Communicate and negotiate effectively with client product own and client solution architects to achieve the optimal outcome for the client.

Problem Solving:
Design solutions in an integrated complex and heterogeneous environments. Complete project life cycle on integration projects: analysis, design, implementation, testing, support in product development and/or service projects. Define integration architecture, make and communicate architecture decisions. Communicate customer requirements. Validate project plan and estimates. Develop high level design, detailed design, API design and prototypes. Prototyping key/most difficult concepts to reduce risk. Perform technical and development QA. Support presales process.

Contribution:
Provides ongoing technical /operational guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects, or manages cluster of technical practitioners. Understand department/ functional mission and vision. Defines and decides objectives within specified business concept or project and may have responsibility for tools and assigned resources. Utilizes technical expertise to directly influence people outside of the direct project to get the best outcome or just get things done. Innovative solutions may be required where, sometimes no precedent exists.

The successful candidate will be able to:
- Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives.
- Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes.
- Design application architecture and outline component model specification for team member to implement.
- Provide industry insights in requirement elicitation. Respond quickly to POC activities for early assessment of solution feasibility and risks of architecture design.
- Balance priorities to ensure client gets maximum value.
- The applicant should be a technology Evangelist in application architecture and programming.

Required skills:
- At least 8 Years’ experience as a Complex SI Project Management Professional, versed in executing large complex technical projects
- At least 5 Years’ experience in managing custom application development projects
- At least 5 Years’ experience in managing multi-vendor and complex systems integration projects, working in a distributed team environment, managing offshore teams with demonstrable outcome
- At least 3 years’ experience in Agile PM Methods
- At least 2 years’ experience in Knowledge in Energy and Utilities Industry



Required Technical and Professional Expertise
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Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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