Microsoft Corporation Senior Delivery Project Manager in Las Colinas, Texas
The Senior Project Manager (PjM) applies solid project management and leadership skills and experience in delivering projects on-time, within budget, and with high customer satisfaction. To be credible he or she must have current and deep experience with managing technology projects through all phases of a solution's or application's lifecycle in a consulting organization, with demonstrated expertise and proven abilities in risk management and mitigation, and business value or strategy consulting. The PjM helps customer account teams identify, pursue and close strategic business development opportunities while continually driving add-on business within existing accounts. To accomplish this, PjM's must be effective in fostering executive level relationships. PjM's help translate business requirements into technology requirements for inclusion in contracts and/or statements of work (SOW). In some cases, PjM's will also assist in contract negotiations and engagement management.
PjM's play a key role in employing and developing partners as part of the overall Microsoft services delivery model. PjM's maintain product group relationships and may act as subject matter experts assisting service line management in definition and development of service and/or solution offerings. They are also expected to participate in the mentoring of consultants and partner staff. PjM's are able to deliver articulate and effective strategic presentations to audiences of all sizes.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a four-year degree (MIS or Technical degree preferred), 8+ years of demonstrated corporate project management experience, and PMP certification. Candidates must have excellent organization, communication, Project Management, negotiation and problem solving skills, and a proven understanding of corporate account business needs and knowledge of the IT industry. The role requires both deep project management experience in a consulting organization, and broad technology knowledge with the ability to facilitate the architecting of solutions by mapping common customer business problems to reusable end-to-end technology solutions. Demonstrated ability to engage in senior level business and technology decision maker discussions related to agility, business value, and end to end technology projects is also a must. Experience using Agile methodology, and an understanding of Business Intelligence, Databases, DataMart and data warehouses is desirable.
The candidate must live in United States.
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