1+ months

Technical Project Manager

Deerfield, IL
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Job Description
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

We are hiring for the role of Technical Project Manager. In this exciting role you will orchestrate, plan, report, and perform technical activities for complex high-visibility DoD global programs. This role provides senior project leadership and manages projects to drive operational service level agreement compliance, project improvements, performance analysis and improvement, configuration management control, and milestone completion. The PM is responsible for stakeholder engagement and communications and will interact with senior leadership - both internal and external.

Manage multiple simultaneous projects from start to finish.
Oversee all project actions including milestones, timelines and critical paths required for complete solutions.
Provide day-to-day functional management of a matrixed, multi-disciplined, and geographically dispersed team.
Coordinate project employee recruitment, selection, training, and salaries.
Identify and manage issues, risks, dependencies.
Collaborate with stakeholders and key partners in various technologies to de-conflict efforts and accomplish program goals in which we are dependent on them completing tasks.
Report project status to executive leadership (internal and external).
Create, document, and execute action plans.
Monitor, adjusts and reports on operations performance, budget and schedule.
Some travel may be required (5%)

The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employees strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor's Degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Master's degree with 10+ years of prior relevant experience; additional experience can be substituted for a degree.
  • 4+ years' experience in technical project/program management.
  • Proven ability to make decisions and escalate when needed.
  • Self-starter and have the ability to work independently with little to no supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communications, team building and collaboration skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (to include Microsoft Project).
  • You must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Top Secret or TS/SCI Security clearance.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • Master's degree in a relevant IT engineering discipline.
  • ITIL certification

EO Statement
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.


Posted: 2019-01-15 Expires: 2019-02-15

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