051542-Infrastructure Project Manager—SD-WAN/Cloud

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.

About Infrastructure Services:

The Cloud Infrastructure Services Global Business Line is Capgemini's consulting and infrastructure build-and-run provisioning offering and supports the group's cloud-based services. As part of the integrated cloud offering from Capgemini, Cloud Infrastructure Services delivers a broad range of cloud services to build and support the hybrid cloud estate by encompassing the leading public cloud players and leading private cloud technologies. With EUR 1.5 billion annual revenue, Cloud Infra Services helps clients virtualize and optimize their IT estates through infrastructure outsourcing services such as data center, helpdesk, network support, and service integration and service maintenance support.  Our other services also include infrastructure transformation services-helping clients consolidate and migrate entire workloads and data centers. 

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Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Location: Dallas,TX

Travel: 25%

Job Description: Takes full responsibility for managing projects to provide a defined deliverable(s) to specification, within agreed cost and timescale, meeting the necessary quality standards and to customer satisfaction. Will conduct client negotiations to agree terms for changes to the scope of the project to ensure commercial viability and to set realistic expectations. Manages the project teams, plans activities and monitors progress, and ensures all project deliverables are provided using best practices and are of an appropriate quality.

Management position providing leadership and guidance to the Programs & Governance function. Activities include: 
•    Providing factual analysis of the project portfolio and teams performance through the definition and compliance to standard tools and processes;
•    Provides Project Management consultants across Customers;
•    Support functions such as Scheduling, Contractor management Business Office, Professions management, tools management, Governance and Compliance programs; 
•    Provides management of strategic programs for the competency; 
•    Manage a team of senior Project Management professionals. Develop their skills and capabilities; 
•    Influences senior client personnel and organizations including senior executive management when issues are unique, complex and difficult; 
•    Accountable for a range of strategic improvement initiatives that provides benefits across the Organization. Strong sponsorship and change management focus; 
•    Discharges the basic management responsibilities and assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

Key Accountabilities:
•    Provides consulting Project Managers to critical projects;
•    Management of a program which develops the professional capabilities of the Project Managers across the group;
•    Lead and manage the team;
•    Develop and sponsor innovative ideas that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Program & Innovations group.

Key Relationships – Program Delivery Managers, Project Managers, Transition & Transformation team.                                                                                                                                     

What You Bring: 

Required:

Degree qualified in Information Technology, Engineering or other appropriate discipline;
Project Management certification from industry recognized body and / or, extensive industry experience across organizations / industries;
Minimum 10+ years experience in – 
•   Project Management or Technical Management roles 
•   Managing technical teams in a variety of functions or industries and/or managing customer portfolios in a Technology group
Previous experience with SD WAN or similar cloud network implementations
Ability to demonstrate and speak to experience with monitoring project budgets, forecasts and strict adherenece to financial controls.

Desired:

Other Skills
Leadership – ability to lead, motivate and develop a professional team;
Communication – ability to communicate with and influence the Program teams;
Analysis – able to interpret business impacts from data;
Process & Compliance Orientation – defines and upholds the standards used to manage the Project Portfolio. Continually looks for improvement opportunities;
Relationship Management – establishes & maintains sound relationships with all stakeholders.

 

What we offer:

Your career matters to you and is important to us too. Because your goals and needs are constantly evolving, we offer visibility, leeway and support to help you grow and progress in your career. This approach builds notably on our comprehensive competency framework, our personal development, training and career management programs, and our University innovative and business-focused learning curriculums.

We promote a culture of diversity. We believe working with talented individuals from different backgrounds and points of view is a strategic advantage and an ongoing opportunity. Diversity enriches our creative solutions and adds value for our clients.

Our Shared values have been at the heart of the group since our formation. They are honesty, boldness, trust, freedom, team spirit, modesty and fun. These values influence the way we meet client needs while respecting the regulatory requirements of each country in which we operate, and the way we promote ethically sound practices within Capgemini and in our partnerships.

Capgemini is committed to building a workforce of employees with diverse backgrounds and work experiences. 

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. 

Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

Click the following link for more information on your rights as an Applicant – http://www.capgemini.com/resources/equal-employment-opportunity-is-the-law

Ref:

051542

Posted on:

February 3, 2021

Experience level:

Manager

Education level:

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Contract type:

Regular