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Project Manager

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Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 49739 


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 Project Manager to join our team in New Orleans, Louisiana (US-LA), United States (US).



Primary Duties & Areas of Responsibility:


Provide strong, proactive and assertive leadership skills that engage multidiscipline work teams to respond to business needs for assigned projects
Makes decisions at the project team level and properly escalate those decisions that cannot be resolved on a timely basis
Lead project team members such as executives, line of business subject matter experts, controllers and schedulers through the lifecycle of a project
Manage project teams that typically includes multiple vendors with onshore and offshore resources

Project Planning
Create project management plans, set expectations, execute governance reviews and ensure the project plans are driven by organizational procedures
Integrates all elements of the plan so that interrelationships are known, accounted for and taken advantage of
Work with respective groups to secure and manage resource availability across the project team, including business resources

Scope Management
Coordinates with cross-functional project stakeholders to develop project scope, objectives, goals, and deliverables
Ensures that requirements are gathered, documented, reviewed and approved per organizational/PMO standards
Ensures projects are delivered on-time, on budget, and remain in scope. Monitors and tracks project dependencies

Schedule Development and Management
Work with assigned scheduler to create a work breakdown structure that defines all activities required for the project deliverables

Budget Development and Cost Management
Manage project budget, maintain financial plan, track actuals vs. plan, provide monthly forecasts, report monthly accruals

Issue and Risk Management
Identify record and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for project control improvement.
Ensures stakeholders are key contributors to the Issues and Risk Management process

Stakeholder Engagement
Interfaces with team members and stakeholders to anticipate and manage changes to the project, such as but not limited to, technical requirements, business requirements and schedule
Build strong relationships with project stakeholders by demonstrating understanding of both business and IT components make the project successful

Communications Management
Establish and provide high-quality, informative written and verbal project communications, including weekly status, dashboards and project updates
Able to negotiate different viewpoints between stakeholders and suppliers, working toward solutions that are in the best interest of the Client

Quality Management
Actively monitor, track and manage project tasks, timelines, attainment of established milestones and overall quality of project activities and deliverables


Basic Qualifications:

5+ years Project Management experience


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, gender identity, 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.




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