IBM Project Manager - Business Analytics & Strategy (BAS) in TORONTO, Ontario

IBM Global Business Services: Join a Leader. Consult with us. IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. As a Project Manager, you will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities. Visit http://www.ibm.com/ca/ for more information. Job Description: The project manager is responsible for managing client-facing projects and programs, including timelines and deliverables, with a commitment to high client satisfaction, on-time and on-budget delivery. This role is responsible for leading a project team in delivering a solution to the client using appropriate business measurements and according to the project charter and contract. The project manager will have overall responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, and contractual deliverables, which includes applying effective tools and techniques for planning, tracking, change control, and risk management. The project manager is responsible for managing all project resources, including subcontractors and geographically dispersed teams, and for establishing an effective communication plan with the project team and the client. Responsibilities include:- define project governance, aligning project resources, and establishing project deliverables- track project and program activities and manage deliverables and timelines; maintain up to date project plans- identify delivery risks and manage mitigation strategies- manage project scope and set/manage expectations- manage and report on key performance metrics- conduct governance and status reporting both internally and to the client

  • 8+ years of professional Project Management and Delivery experience

  • 8+ years of experience in the IT field, preferably in the Analytics/Data domain

  • Proficiency with Project management tools and processes

  • PMP/PMI certification preferred

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Communications, Business Admin or other related area preferred

  • strong analytical skills and effective problem solving

  • excellent written and verbal communication

  • excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills

  • strong client presence

  • ability to work at client site and may require travel

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