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Senior Infrastructure Transition Project Manager

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Date: Sep 24, 2022

Location: Alden, NY, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 201550 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Senior Infrastructure Transition Project Manager to join our team in Alden, New York (US-NY), United States (US).

Job Summary:

The primary purpose of this job is responsibility for end-to-end management and execution of projects with accountability for the success of the project including completing the project within budget and on time, meeting key performance objectives, managing issues to resolution, managing project and scope changes effectively, and ensuring that the work completed adheres to all company and department standards.  Owns department processes required for successful project delivery and continuous project management methodology, demand management, resource planning, issues management, escalations, etc. 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to Client’s Values and all safety, environmental, security and quality requirements including, but not limited to: Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety, Environmental and Security Management Systems, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, company policies and operating procedures, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the appropriate lifecycle phases for implementation and support for one large or multiple medium projects
  • Documents project objectives and ensures they meet expected business results/outcome.
  • Drives the development and execution of project plan by working with project team to define, sequence, and estimate duration of activities and determine schedules to meet project objectives
  • Creates project schedules including resource tracking, assignments, tasks, dependencies, deliverables and milestones, due dates, predecessors, budget and financial tracking, issues management.
  • Defines and implements project and program management standards and processes
  • Accountable for ensuring that deliverables from business and technology partners are produced and approved according to multiple project schedules. This includes requirement documents, functional and technical design documents, test plans, etc.  
  • Proactively identifies and manages project risks and dependencies and raises awareness around projects across the portfolio.
  • Responsible for ensuring timely, accurate, and clear communication is provided to all project stakeholders.
  • Communicates with involved departments and management; facilitates communication forums including team meetings.
  • Assembles project steering committee(s) and communicates regularly and effectively with management on project progress.
  • Has extensive interaction with senior leadership within the customer.
  • Coordinates project meetings with relevant team members.
  • Serves as single point of contact for all project management related questions and refers technical questions to appropriate subject matter experts and ensures timely follow up.
  • Accountable for and leads other project managers on highly complex projects.
  • Determines and coordinates the sharing of leveraged resources among projects.
  • Identifies opportunities and makes recommendations for project management process improvements.
  • Responsible for developing, refining, and monitoring the project budgets throughout the project life cycles.
  • Manages budgets to hours and dollar allocations to the approved amounts in accordance with financial processes

Project Background

 

  • Our client is transitioning their IT Infrastructure, SharePoint/Endpoint and Service Desk capabilities to a managed services vendor.  The Senior PM will be responsible for overseeing this transition reporting directly into the PMO. 

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Education & Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Business Information Systems, or related field of study required.  Master’s Degree preferred. PMI Certification preferred.
  • Experience: 7-10 years’ experience in information technology with a minimum of 2-3 years involving direct supervision of IT associates or IT project management capacity. 

 

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Sr. Project Manager or Program Manager experience in infrastructure related projects / migrations
  • PMP preferred
  • Formal PMO experience (gating process, project financials, peer reviews)
  • Self-Motivated individual who can function independently without any guidance
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willing to work with more flexible hours as needed as part of go-live or any major milestones
  • Some limited travel (domestic and international) may be needed

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Visio, and Project

 

Basic Qualifications

Minimum 8 years PM experience

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.


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