Strong project management
The Project Manager focuses on the project and program management of client solutions featuring Microsoft-based technologies.
A sound knowledge of the systems development lifecycle is required.
This individual will plan and manage different parts of the design and build process and bring the dependencies of the total solution together.
Manages multiple teams on a single deployment effort.
Develops plans for work that are used to capture and report actuals, estimates and forecast dates. Ensures plans accepted and accurate and that the milestones and dependencies are managed.
Anticipates delays and cost overruns through milestone, issue and risk management.
Completes a standard engagement status report at least every two weeks. Uses standard processes and tools for work planning, financial management, portfolio reporting, and issue, risk and change management.
Governs contract-stipulated accountabilities for both Business and Customer.
Drives standardisation, quality and productivity improvement through industrialisation and quality practices and standards.
Develops realistic work estimates, financial budgets and timelines. Monitors performance to ensure that financials and staffing for the project are on schedule.
Creates a participative work environment, balancing the development needs of team members with the requirements of the project
Sets clear expectations for project team and provides regular formal feedback.
As part of their role in shaping, building and selling solutions, the Project Manager shares responsibility with Sales function for ongoing relationship-building and for generating follow-on opportunities.
Assists in driving business development initiatives by ensuring deliverability of proposed solutions.
Develop strong relationships with partners and customers.
Works with the Marketing functions to develop credentials.
More than 3 years of IT Project Management experience
Experience working as part of a consulting organization delivering projects / programs of work into Enterprise or Government customers
IT background - preferably with a balance between infrastructure and software development projects. Microsoft exposure highly desirable.
Demonstrated customer delivery track record of success.
Experience in proposal development, project estimation, project delivery and exposure to application management and support
Broad experience in running multiple simultaneous projects of varying sizes and complexities
Strong commercial awareness
Strong customer relationship and consulting skills
PMP and/or Prince2 certification desirable
Willingness to travel if required