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

Location: Argentina

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

  • Stakeholder management

  • 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

Location: Microcentro

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