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Project Manager

Praha, PRAHA
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At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project teams 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

Management of projects for various clients segments. Main focus is on integration projects/application development in Financial sector, however, new types of projects such as IoT are emerging and coming soon.

Successful candidate will be member of a friendly and very experienced team of senior Project Managers working for IBM Services, always ready to help with advise or skills transfer.

We are looking for a motivated and communicative person that simply wants to be successful. In our environment, the success is measured in the following dimensions:
  • Management satisfaction meeting financial expectation and timely reporting
  • Client satisfaction timely delivery within the agreed quality and budget
  • Team satisfaction creation of friendly environment with high efficiency and good collaboration to get the result as a team
Seniority, experience and broad set of skills are welcomed but not mandatory. Junior candidate with a good technical overview can achieve very good results in short time as well. The secret is in internal motivation/enthusiasm, willingness to work hard and learn new things and good communication skills to create working but friendly environment for both client and the team.

As a minimum, the candidate should be:
  • Familiar with project management domains: Initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing
  • Familiar with complete project life cycle: Analysis, design, implementation, testing, support
  • Independent in solving problems and tasks
  • Equiped with very good communication skills

A real advantage of the candidate is participation on development projects (not necessarily large ones) in leading technical role, such as analytical or development leader, ideally in Agile environment

Position summary and responsibilities:
Leads team on a project or a segment of a larger project. Translates customer requirements into plans to culminate in customer acceptance of results; or have acceptance in the targeted market; while meeting business objectives.

Basic skills/knowledge:

- Environment:
Basic knowledge of the PMI Process Groups; Initiating; planning; executing; controlling; and closing. Basic knowledge of current Project Management methodologies. Demonstrates the required proficiency levels for skills defined at this position in the IBM Skills Management System. Certification in any PM methodology is advantage. Knowledge in business matters; finance; planing; forecasting and personnel in order to manage team staff and business issues.

- Communications/negotiation:
Engaged as a professional to work with team members to articulate; compare; and implement solutions and alternative approaches based upon project management principles. Team members might include customer; supplier and IBM staff. Clearly communicates team results to immediate management / project manager.

- Problem solving:
Recognizes and articulates problems related to the project/segment of the project. Applies creativity and judgment in development of solutions or deliverable objectives. As appropriate; challenges the validity of given procedures and processes with a view toward enhancement or improvement.

- Contribution/leadership:
Works on and understands the objectives related to the project or segment of a larger project from a cost; schedule; technical and quality perspective. Decides own priorities and is able to recommend project tradeoffs. Understands department/project mission and applies this understanding in project activities. Displays proper use of PM tools to team members throughout the project life cycle.

- Impact on business scope:
Accountable for meeting customer's requirements and obtain the results of the project segment; unit or deliverable assigned. Participates in or responsible for project planning. Identifies; estimates and presents cost; schedule; business and technical risk for project segment; unit or deliverable assigned. Interfaces directly with corresponding levels of customer's staff. Performs activities to ensure customer satisfaction. Responsible for their financial baseline and its impacts to the overall department and / or project costs and expenses.

- 4 and more years working as PM ideally on the vendor side
- experience with application development in Java/J2EE or .Net
- practical experience with waterfall, iterative and agile development approaches
- leading teams of 15+ people
- experience with any of the following businesses: finance, telco, public
- experience with project status evaluation metrics


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
See the Job Description

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

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
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-29 Expires: 2019-11-29

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