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Project Manager

Naperville, IL | IT
Job ID: 101585
Listed on 10/19/2020

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IT Project Manager

Job Summary 
The Project Delivery Manager will manage the delivery of projects through the complete lifecycle from aspiration (in some instances a change request form) through to Operations. This will include ensuring that the project is delivered on time, meet`s business & technical requirements and is within the agreed budget. Typically, there is a higher degree of complexity and could be part of a work stream in a program of work in the local center. This role will be required to meet GBS project management delivery standards.


  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Develop full-scale project plans and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Review the work plans created across his or her area of responsibility. Validate schedule, dependencies, and resource utilization across work plans
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Own management of stakeholder expectation alignment gaps and/or gaps in meeting client expectations
  • Review the stakeholder expectations and management approach with the GBS Program Director, where applicable
  • Monitor and control the quality management process, manage expectations, conduct milestone reviews, manage process performance, conduct continuous improvement and causal analysis activities
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations
  • As guided, setup governance with the right members to ensure strong governance and escalation points
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team; analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team - oversee the implementation of corrective actions and review current mitigation and resolution activities
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team - oversee the implementation of corrective actions and review current mitigation and resolution activities
  • Make sure that cross-project and cross-team demands on stakeholder reviewers are balanced and reasonable
  • Set clear expectations to ensure that all team members are aligned
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Provide support to Regional Service Transformation Manager in managing new service addition and change requests – program-manage all service transition projects in the GBS

Desired Skills/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • PMP trained or equivalent Project Management
  • Six Sigma trained or equivalent
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience of Finance, Customer Service, Procurement or BPO type transitions
  • Extensive Project Management experience and track record of bottom line delivery
  • Experience managing multiple teams and capabilities to deliver complete complex project scope
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience with CRM Tools i.e. Salesforce and Siebel
  • Proven track record managing multiple stakeholders effectively
  • Experience managing virtual teams across multiple geographies
  • Broad operational experience with background in customer facing roles
  • Deep understanding of Project Management Office processes
  • Experience of working in fast-paced, high-demand, delivery oriented environments
  • Demonstrable experience with project management tools and applications (e.g. Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel etc.).
  • High degree of personal impact
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels of the organization
  • Strong commercial acumen and understanding of customer impacts
  • Proven track record of delivery of programs or work
  • Experience of BPO type transitions/programs
  • Vendor/Third Party management experience (including vendors, third parties, and sub-contractors)
  • Experience managing delivery of business cases by monitoring costs and value delivered and intervening with corrective action when necessary to achieve commercial outcomes