EY Senior Project Manager - IT:GIS:SPP:P&P:PP:GHS-P00022/00023 in Argentina
Title: Senior Project Manager - IT:GIS:SPP:P&P:PP:GHS-P00022/00023
Job Number: ARG0012Z
EY is looking for a
Senior Project Manager. A project manager is responsible for delivering IT
projects to schedule, budget and quality. The role requires mastery of the
technical knowledge of project management inter-related process stages i.e.
initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting
processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication,
stakeholder management. Proficiency in related processes such as portfolio
management, program management, methods
and tools and quality assurance is also required. Senior project manager must
have excellent stakeholder relationship management skills to successfully lead
and manage the project team and project stakeholders, and have expertise
recognized and requested by customers.
Successfully execute the project to agreed schedule, budget and scope
Perform the relevant project management processes - i.e. initiate, plan,execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g.scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management
Plan the project based on a defined need – results in detailedscope/budget/schedule baseline
Monitor and control the work to ensure that the project remains on trackand in control
Plan for and manage change
Reports on variances to the approved project baseline
Close the project to formalize acceptance of the project result andrelease project resources
Interface and communicate with project team, management and stakeholders
Manage project work and resources to enable successful and timelycompletion of the project
Performs gate reviews and quality assurance reviews with all aspects ofIT organization and business sponsors
Perform weekly status reporting to all levels of management
Delivery of projects aligned to overall business and technologystrategies and architectures
Work within defined governance processes
Manage external contracts and suppliers where required
Support development of business cases with the customer team includingleading on the solutions estimate
Lead the development of the project charter and scope, and ensuredelivery of the solution to schedule, budget and scope
Develop objectives, phasing and content of the project to deliver on thebusiness case benefits, budget and timescales
Manage to the objectives and plan by thorough risk, issue and changemanagement across both business and IT parts of the project.
Ensures that quality project standards are metas prescribed by IT Services through the effective implementation or use ofapproved processes, methodologies and deliverables
What are you going to do?
Monitors and manages project baseline to ensure activities are occurring as planned - scope, budget and schedule – manages variances
Proactively identify risks and issues on projects - leading team to develop risk management and issues management plans
Identifies potential points of contention for missed deliverables; creates and implements strategy to mitigate shortfalls in timeline and budget
Anticipates problems before they occur; defines the problem or risk; identifies possible causes; works with team to identify solutions; selects and implements most appropriate solution
Develop and manage plans to address project strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
Ability to balance both the "science" of how to perform project management and the "art" of project management, which is learned through experience and skill training/application
Analytical skills and problem solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on a project simultaneously
Demonstrate business analytics to manage and meet sponsor and customer needs.
What do we need from you?
Experience of managing IT projects with personal accountability for delivering to time and cost for large, complex projects typically from $100,000 up to $5m in value and 6 to 18 months in duration
Mastery of project management methodology, tools and templates (includes project planning, schedule development, scope management and cost management)
Track record of customer focus, based on openness, trust, and delivering on promises
Not mandatory but desirable - experience in delivery that includes the use of supplier and off-shore resources
Not mandatory but desirable - experienced in managing to contract; ensuring clients and suppliers alike perform in accordance with original agreement
Not mandatory but desirable - experience across packaged and bespoke systems and infrastructure, ideally on an international basis
Not mandatory but desirable - management skills to manage one or more large, complex Work stream simultaneously
IT background with experience across the systems development life cycle with experience in all project phases – plan, initiate, elaborate, design, build, test, implement.
Extensive knowledge and use of industry-standard project methods, tools and techniques e.g. RAIDS, budget, communication
Strong team working skills across matrixed client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams
Strong communication and interpersonal skills (includes negotiation)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writingLeader in the use of IT methodologies, processes and standards for project management.
National and international travel may be required
Extensive experience in supporting global programs with project management of vendor migration activities
A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience
10 to 15 years in a corporate IT environment
5 to 10 years experience in project management
Other relevant experience in a related technical field (application development, deployment/implementation and infrastructure)
Work experience in a professional services industry, preferred
Project management certification is preferred (PMI/CAPM or PMP)
Familiarity with ITIL v2 or 3 would be advantageous.
Shift : Monday to Friday 9-6PM
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