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IT Project Manager- Supply Chain- Remote

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Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 137279 

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 IT Project Manager- Supply Chain- Remote to join our team in Phoenix, Arizona (US-AZ), United States (US).

Detailed Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manages the project performance (e.g., delivery on commitments, quality, responsiveness, reliability) and financial performance (e.g., business case) expectations.
  • Creates and maintains a project schedule, by which the Project Manager can actively manage all assigned resources on the project, including IT resources, business resources, external vendor(s), etc. Ensures these resources are executing their project tasks (e.g., business requirements, functional spec, use cases).
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate relationships with Solution Development, Solution Operations and Business Sponsors. Acts as focal point for assigned project-related activities.
  • Maintains awareness and oversight of project activities through proper status reporting to ensure a timely resolution of project execution issues, including changes in scope, quality/reliability issues, and resource constraints. Responsible for project sponsor satisfaction with project delivery and functionality.
  • Responsible for ensuring projects follow IT’s standard project development methodology and that the project conforms to IT defined standards for security and technical architecture.

Key Project Responsibilities:

  • Directs the project process, assigns responsibilities / tasks to team members, and consults with subject matter experts as needed. 
  • Maintains the project workbook (risks, issues, decision log, team contact list, calendar, etc)
  • Coordinates and manages all necessary communications in order to drive the project through the project delivery process (status meetings, defect review meetings, project report outs, risk review and escalations, supplier review, etc). 
  • Manages and/or executes the business readiness activities (training, user set up in test and production clients, request and test security changes to support the project, etc)
  • Facilitates and supports compliance requirements and process requirements
  • Fully manages the time, quality, communication, risk and procurement management (statement of work, e-auction) elements of the project.
  • Engages leadership and stakeholders at appropriate intervals for the risk, complexity, criticality of the project.
  • Lead the Scrum team in using Agile methodology and scrum practices
  • Helping the product owner and development team to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Lead the scrum and development teams in self-organization
  • Remove impediments and coach the scrum team on removing impediments
  • Help the scrum and development teams to identify and fill in blanks in the Agile framework
  • Resolve conflicts and issues that occur
  • Help the scrum team achieve higher levels of scrum maturity
  • Support the product owner and provide education where needed
  • Typical Years of Experience
    • Typically requires 6-9 years relevant experience.

    Minimum Education and Certifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Supply Chain or a related field.

• A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

Having knowledge in recurring revenue or subscription-based business model is a plus.

• Working knowledge of systems integration practices including configuration, customization, and integration

• Strong understanding of the cloud software development lifecycle including Waterfall, Agile, and hybrid methodologies

• Experience using project management tools (e.g. Accolade) for maintaining scope, schedule, and budget

• Strong understanding of IT Project Management principles and techniques.
• Demonstrates solid proficiency in the specific tools (e.g. HPALM, Jira) that are available and required as part of the company's project management information system.
• Solid ability to identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action plans.
• Solid ability to ensure that effective project controls are in place to monitor project or program performance.
• Solid capability at providing effective performance reporting for the customer and company in order to monitor the progress of the project.
• Strong facilitation and communication skills.


Basic Qualifications

Minimum 8 years PM Agile 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 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: Phoenix

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