058839-Project Lead – Senior Project Manager

  Basic Qualifications
•    10+ years of technical program management experience working directly with application development teams
•    Post-secondary degree in Information Technology, Business or equivalent
•    Creative, original thinking and can-do mindset – be our secret weapon of positive brilliance!
•    Formal project management training, PMI/PMP, Agile certifications.
•    Strong knowledge of project management methodology and best practices (e.g. PMI, Agile/Scrum/Kanban), proficiency using Project Management Tools including MS Office products (Excel, Work, PowerPoint), JIRA, Confluence and MS Project and strong understanding of Product/Project/Software Development Life Cycle
•    Experience managing cross-functional programs and release schedules
•    Track record of contributing to large, cross-team initiatives.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 
What You'll Do
•    Manage projects with top-down oversight throughout entire execution to ensure success as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timeline.
•    Develop comprehensive project plans that merge customer requirements with company goals and coordinate various managers and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.
•    Monitor project progress continuously and make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables.
•    Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements.
•    Analyze economics of project plans and provide actionable feedback relating to cost benefit and return-on-investment standards.
•    Review proposed modifications on project plans, including meeting with interested parties to approve and implement beneficial changes.
•    Lead a portfolio of highly technical projects, ensuring delivery on plan and on budget
•    Negotiate with business partners regarding projects plans for applications / technology products including planning, scheduling, resourcing, risk assessment, cost/benefit analysis and milestone establishment.
•    Provide direction and leadership to project teams & team members (i.e. vendors, architecture, engineering, QA, business and system analysts, technical specialists, other project leaders).
•    Coaching and guidance of junior technical project managers
•    Conflict management – specialized interpersonal skills to resolve situations with colleagues where they may be some level of conflict, stress or uncertainty
•    Ability to manage ambiguity, uncertainty and changing priorities
•    Use of formalized methodology and project tracking tools, forecasting, planning, financial controls, budgeting, risk management, issue management and organizational change management techniques
•    Experience working in a matrix environment on-prem and virtual teams
•    Track record of building strong partnerships with internal and external partners, team members and vendors
•    Experience communicating with non-IT professionals and assessing needs / facilitating alternative solution definition
•    End to end project facilitation expertise, from issue presentation to business case articulation and business solution(s) recommendation
•    Ability to report and present accurately, confidently and enthusiastically to senior leadership team
•    Ability to take initiative, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
•    Current knowledge and experience with regards to BI/AI/IT, Solutions and Cloud Platform environment knowledge would be an asset.

 

Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment.

 

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.

 

 

Project Managers take full responsibility for managing a project or program.  They normally manage a number of related streams or activities to achieve a desired business result, planned profitability levels, quality standards and highest-level client satisfaction. Project Managers are responsible for the project plan, budget, structure, schedule and staffing requirements for the delivery organization. A Project Manager usually has technical expertise in one or more other domains (e.g. a Project Manager with testing skills could perform a test manager function).

  

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  

 

You are responsible for coordinating project performance with the Project / Program Manager and for the timely and economic utilization of resources assigned to your project. You contribute to the overall project plan, highlighting dependencies with other projects. You manage day-to-day project activities, monitor and report on progress, and identify and mitigate potential showstoppers and issues.

 

 

• Qualification: 3-7 years (2 years min relevant experience in the role),Bachelor's Degree
• Certification: Is at least certified on EM foundation (level 0).
• Should have progressing in Negotiating, Vendor Management, Risk Management and Project Financials, KPI & Reporting
• Should have baseline skills Quality Management.

 

   

                                                                                             

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

 

 

 

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.

 

Visit us at www.capgemini.com. People matter, results count.

 

 

Ref:

058839

Posted on:

November 4, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced (Non Manager)

Education level:

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Contract type:

Regular