We are looking for an experienced and certified Project Management Professional (PMP) for our client based out of London, UK. The ideal candidate should have an in-depth knowledge of IBM technologies and needs to have a proven track-record of successful implementations in different industry verticals.
You need to have prior experience in terms of developing a comprehensive project that would keep the business stakeholders and the technical architects completely abreast with all the various aspects of the project, right from the time where you initiate the project where you define the scope, time, cost and risk factors to delegating responsibilities and managing the execution of the project to its closing stages where the process is live. You need to possess exceptional communication skills as you would be interacting with the development team and the business stakeholders during every step of the project.
The roles and responsibilities of the candidate would include the following:
Should be able to handle complex projects with several different moving parts. May need to help the sales team in terms of cost projections and enumerating the risk factors to potential clients.
Be aware of the latest industrial standards across different IBM technologies, including but not limited to Websphere, Business Process Management (BPM), Operational Decision Manager (ODM), BlueWorks Live etc.
Help in the creation of the budget for the project and execute the project within the said budget.
Needs to be able to break down business use cases to ensure they are within the scope of the project. Any discrepancies needs to be communicated to the stakeholders in a timely manner.
Be open to conducting independent research, if necessary.
Develop comprehensive plans for every stage of the project and help in the execution of the same.
Needs to be able to manage teams working in various functions as defined in the scope and the nature of the project.
Should be able to lead opening and final presentations.
Should be familiar with different Software Development Life Cycles such as Waterfall, Agile (SCRUM).
Needs to coach and monitor team members as required.
The ideal candidate should have accomplished the following in her past experience:
Should have at least 5 years of experience as a Project Manager.
Should have been working in the IT industry for at least 8 years.
Should have completed a PMP Certification course.
Needs to have a proven track record of successfully deliver projects that were implemented on IBM Technologies.
Needs to have a degree in Engineering or Computer Science. An MBA would place the candidate at a significant advantage.
Should have exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Should be willing to travel all over the UK. Some international travel may be required as well!