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IBM IBM Maximo Consulting Project Manager in Dallas, Texas

Introduction

At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team’s 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

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.

The Project Manager should have a thorough understanding of the nature of business problems across industries, and the products and solutions available that can provide value in solving those problems. The Project Manager manages the delivery of projects of significant size and complexity involving software package implementation and custom development. The individual will leverage expert knowledge across Project Management methodologies to coach and mentor the project team to produce high-quality, on-time, on-budget project deliverables Specifically, the Project Manager is responsible for managing the administration of assigned projects including project definition, project status reporting, project quality and project staffing.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Use consulting skills, business knowledge and package solution expertise to manage and deliver projects in a client environment

  • Build and manage client relationships including C-suite

  • Work with clients to establish project policies, procedures, schedules and plans

  • Drive task level project plans that include requirements, communications, contracts, issue resolution, risk and resource management

  • Manage project financials including cost and schedule variances

  • Ensure project is delivered on-time and on budget

  • Schedule project review meetings

  • Write and distribute weekly reports

  • Administer and approve project time, expenses and reporting

  • Support the sales efforts of Asset Management related services

  • Provide subject matter expertise regarding key decisions related to industry and/or functional area

  • Work cooperatively with other organizations within IBM to accomplish project work in an efficient and quality manner

The desired candidate should have experience in the Travel & Transportation, Retail or Manufacturing industries as well as experience as a Maximo Consultant. A successful candidate is self-confident, self-reliant, and a self starter with the ability to communicate and defend a position credibly. Attention to detail and ability to manage to tight timelines are keys to success. In this role, you will interact directly with clients and will be required to travel.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 4 years experience working with IBM Maximo solutions

  • At least 4 years experience in project management in full life cycle package / solution implementations

  • At least 4 years experience in project management processes, methods and tools

  • At least 5 years experience in creating and delivering project level documentation (i.e. client briefs, reports, etc)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Power Point, Word and Excel

  • Experience working or consulting in the Travel & Transportation, Retail and/or Manufacturing industries

  • Experience working in an organized, structured manner with excellent team communication skills

  • Experience building client relationships with entire project team up through C-suite

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 8 years experience in project management in full life cycle package / solution implementations

  • At least 8 years experience in project management processes, methods and tools

  • At least 8 years experience in creating and delivering project level documentation (i.e., client briefs, reports, etc)

  • At least 5 years experience in management consulting

  • At least 3 years experience in predictive maintenance processes

  • At least 3 years experience successfully selling or supporting the sales of Asset Management related services

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re 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.

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About IBM

IBM’s 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.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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