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Senior Project Manager

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Date: May 25, 2019

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 25293 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Durham, North Carolina (US-NC), United States (US).



The Senior Project Manager is expected to hit the ground running and must have the following:

  • Ability to lead projects of high complexity in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Thorough understanding of strategic planning 
  • Knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools.
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle including: development tools/technologies, release/version control, testing methodologies and deployment management
  • Experience with MS Project, PowerPoint, Visio, and Office
  • Excellent relationship building skills are a must
  • Candidate must exhibit excellent verbal and written skills. 

Job Level Specific Duties

  • Manages multiple medium to large-sized projects or a single highly complex project.
  • 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.
  • Accountable for the development of business processes to ensure business readiness at project completion.
  • Responsible for ensuring timely, accurate, and clear communication is provided to our customers and members.
  • Accountable for and leads other project managers on highly complex projects.
  • Has extensive interaction with senior leadership within the customer.
  • 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.

Typical Years of Experience

  • Typically requires 5+ years relevant experience.


  • Proven ability to drive projects to successful completion
  • Excellent planning skills 
  • Excellent leadership skills 
  • Advanced understanding of software development projects
  • Advanced ability to identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action plans
  • Advanced ability to ensure that effective project controls are in place to monitor project and program performance


This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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