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Project Manager Apprentice

Columbia, MO 65203
  • Job Code
    277048BR

Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.


Your Role and Responsibilities
As a Project Manager Apprentice at IBM, youll use the latest tools and technologies available to deliver best in class projects for a diverse range of clients. Youll be responsible for ensuring that critical projects for our clients are expertly organized, scheduled, budgeted, and managed to help organizations improve their business outcomes in the global marketplace.

Throughout your apprenticeship, youll work closely with multiple experienced project managers and mentors in an interactive, collaborative environment. Youll learn the fundamentals of project management, including: project budgeting, planning, scope management, risk management, conflict resolution, change management, and quality control. In addition, you will be introduced to concepts and skills such as: presentation skills, client relationship management skills, Microsoft Excel skills, lean six sigma concepts, Big Data knowledge, agile principles, IBM Design Thinking, and communication skills. Finally, you will apply these skills to prepare for and successfully obtain a Certified Associate in Project Manager (CAPM) certification. CAPM is a professional project manager credential and career milestone that is earned by passing a multiple choice exam. Our apprenticeship program will give you the opportunity to build your skills to grow your career as an Associate Project Manager.

Who you are
An apprenticeship is about learning and we know youre just getting your career started. IBM is committed to helping you learn and grow. If youve had some experience with project management or simply working in a team-oriented environment in the past, youre exactly the type of candidate were looking for.

To be successful, you need:
  • Drive and eagerness to learn
  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, organization, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as work collaboratively and contribute to an agile team environment
  • Some basic knowledge or experience in ONE or more of the following is preferred:
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Business systems analysis
    • Cost management
    • Contracts and procurement
    • Risk management
    • Quality management
    • Resource management
    • Lean Six Sigma (Yellow, Green or Black Belts)
    • Basic knowledge of Information Technology Delivery methods
    • Previous experience working on Information Technology Projects
    • Event coordination and planning
    • Work-load management and scheduling
Company sponsored relocation is not available for this position.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Willingness to complete requirements of the Apprenticeship Program
  • Some basic knowledge or experience in ONE or more of the following:
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Business systems analysis
    • Cost management
    • Contracts and procurement
    • Risk management
    • Quality management
    • Resource management
    • Lean Six Sigma (Yellow, Green or Black Belts)
    • Basic knowledge of Information Technology Delivery methods
    • Previous experience working on Information Technology Projects
    • Event coordination and planning
    • Work-load management and scheduling



Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • None



About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking.If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS isthe place for you!


Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre 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 IBM
IBMs 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 Statement
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.


Being You @ IBM
IBM 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-07

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