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Project Manager

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Date: Apr 19, 2021

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 117454 

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

Day to Day Job Duties:

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

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years in Business Consulting
  • Minimum 5 years in Project Management
  • Minimum 5 years of Budget Development and Cost Management

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 will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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