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IT Project Manager with Finance experience

Company: NTT DATA
Location: Houston
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Req ID: 134052

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 with Finance experience to join our team in Houston, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • 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 a 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.
  • 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 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 manage 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

Requirements for this role include:

  • Minimum of 6-9 years of experience in project management of IT projects
  • Experience in eCommerce, Portal, or Pricing software implementation is desirable
  • Finance acumen is a must
  • Experience working in large corporations
  • Experience working as a PM in a large Program
  • Structured and good documentation skills for minutes of meetings, maintaining RAID logs, reports
  • Good communicator in English
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, to budget, and to the required quality standard
  • Lead, frame, and coordinate project activities
  • Identify, document, and monitor major risks that could impact project evolution
  • Collaborate with architecture, security, finance, procurement, project, and operational teams
  • Ability to work in a global organization with resources nearshore and offshore
  • Ability to work with other PMs from clients and vendors
  • Experience in Agile methodology or Scrum framework

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years exp in Project Management-Agile Methodology


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: Houston

Job Segment:
Project Manager, Consulting, Implementation Manager, Manager, Cloud, Technology, Management

Keywords: NTT DATA, Houston , IT Project Manager with Finance experience, Other , Houston, Texas

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