IBM Entry Level Project Manager in SANDY SPRINGS, Georgia
The IBM Security Services Managed Security Services (MSS) team is seeking an entry level Project Manager. The MSS Project Manager role is responsible for overseeing the project delivery of the MSS solutions for its world-wide customer base. While working with more senior project managers, the entry level project manager shall oversee the quality, budget, and timeliness of the project. He/she shall report project status to MSS leadership, project and account governance stakeholders, and business and technical customer contacts. In this role, the candidate will participate on project teams, provide expertise or serve as facilitator, liaison or coordinator, acting under the guidance of a more senior project manager. This role will be accountable for managing customer implementation projects. The project success will be measured on quality, budget, and timeliness. The project manager shall:• Manage MSS projects (internal and client delivery projects).• Oversee the delivery roadmap, capture risks and escalations, establish project expectations, and maintain the scope and financial budget.• Capture project status and identify resources each week.• Develop and maintain project plans.• Provide proactive communications and weekly/monthly/quarterly project management reports to client and internal stakeholders.In addition to a high energy level and excellent oral and written communication skills, the ideal candidate shall possess the following:• Organizational, leadership, and team collaboration.• Ability to develop strong relationships.• Client facing skills to set expectations, communicate effectively, and enhance the customer experience.• Successfully manage quality/budget/timelines.• Proactively identify risks and escalations, and communicating in advance.• Protect the project’s success by ensuring the deliverables meet or exceed expectations.• Ability to travel as needed.This position is required to be in Atlanta, GA.CSUProjectMgmt
Basic Knowledge IT Security
Basic knowledge of the Project Management Institute (PMI) Process Groups; Initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing.
Basic knowledge of information technology and associated tools of their consulting, technical, business process industry or offering specialty to support attainment of team and department
1-2 years experience Microsoft Office (Excel, PPT, Word)