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Project Manager

IBM Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: RP805-824

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time
Job Duration: Permanent Employment

Introduction
This position is to join the IBM Cloud Labs organization as a Project Manager. You will be responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of projects, within budget and timeline, leaving a positive footprint and paving the way for upselling in this account.

This position requires a combination of skills including strong decision making, communication and negotiation skills, risk management, team leadership, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Cloud Labs delivers expertise in innovative design, implementation, training, and support for IBM Software products. Our team of highly skilled consultants, with broad architectural knowledge and deep technical skills, are the specialists called on to deliver successful outcomes to client projects. IBM Cloud Labs team are the first to use new IBM Software products in the field, enabling our customers to realise expected business benefits sooner.

IBM Cloud Labs offer IBM customers a range of skills to ensure their complex projects are a success:

Consulting - Our skilled and knowledgeable consultants assist clients with the deployment of IBM software solutions, maximising the value of their investment and achieving or exceeding the business results they seek.

Premium Support (AVP) - Whether clients are already using an IBM software solution or planning to implement one, we can help leverage ongoing business value from their investment. Our Premium Support Program covers the entire software infrastructure lifecycle - from planning, through deployment, growth, and optimisation, to management of upgrades and change.

Responsibilities

This position is to join the IBM Cloud Labs organisation as a Project Manager. You will be responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of projects, within budget and timeline, leaving a positive footprint and paving the way for upselling in this account. This position requires a combination of skills including strong decision making, communication and negotiation skills, risk management, team leadership, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts.

Your day in the role will include

- Engage with client PM and stakeholders to coordinate establishment of project environment, prepare the project plan and mobilize the resources.
- Review project tasks, schedules, and resources and make changes or additions, as appropriate. Measure and evaluate progress against the project and resolve issues and deviations if they arise. Conduct regularly scheduled project status meetings with client PM.
- Manage the technical team on the project and follow up on their onboarding and offboarding process as well as their time allocation and deliverable completion.
- Handle the billing of the project and maintain a proper financial position in terms of cost and GP.
- Assist in upselling at existing accounts and preparing change requests or new proposals for client. Also assist in business development for new clients if required.
- Assist in getting customer references for successfully completed projects and helping in publishing those as success stories and customer wins.

You will come with the following expertise

- Hands on experience with Project Management Tools
- Contract preparation and negotiation
- Agile Methodology
- At least 5 years of Project Management experience in Software Development and Services Field.

Requirements

How we'll help you grow

- You'll have access to all the technical and management training courses that will help you
- You'll learn directly from guide developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor
- You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to identify what really excites you

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- Hands on experience with Project Management Tools
- Contract preparation and negotiation
- Agile Methodology
- At least 5 years of Project Management experience in Software Development and Services Field.

About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client's data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

Your Life at IBM
You'll have access to all the technical and management training courses that will help you
You'll learn directly from guide developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor
You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to identify what really excites you

About IBM
IBM Cloud Labs delivers expertise in innovative design, implementation, training, and support for IBM Software products. Our team of highly skilled consultants, with broad architectural knowledge and deep technical skills, are the specialists called on to deliver successful outcomes to client projects. IBM Cloud Labs team are the first to use new IBM Software products in the field, enabling our customers to realise expected business benefits sooner.

IBM Cloud Labs offer IBM customers a range of skills to ensure their complex projects are a success:

Consulting - Our skilled and knowledgeable consultants assist clients with the deployment of IBM software solutions, maximising the value of their investment and achieving or exceeding the business results they seek.

Premium Support (AVP) - Whether clients are already using an IBM software solution or planning to implement one, we can help leverage ongoing business value from their investment. Our Premium Support Program covers the entire software infrastructure lifecycle - from planning, through deployment, growth, and optimisation, to management of upgrades and change.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You at 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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