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ERP PM in Palo Alto, CA - HCL America/ Stanford
Ref No.: 18-35654
Location: Palo Alto, California
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 9 Years
Start Date: 05/28/2018
Job Role: Infrastructure Project Manager
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Employment: Contract
The Project Manager is directly accountable for the successful implementation of customer IT Infrastructure project(s) and is measured against the following success factors: Quality, Schedule, Budget and Customer's Satisfaction.
Position Responsibilities and Requirements:

·         Leads the successful delivery of complex customer IT Infrastructure projects from planning, design to implementation.
·         Manages the project from start to completion including the resolution of project risks and issues.
·         Manages small to medium or a portion of larger, more complex customer IT Infrastructure projects.
·         Provides leadership and management of the project team.
·         Ensures project objectives and performance metrics are achieved.
·         Ensures that project deliverable meet the required quality standards and are accepted by the customer.
·         Responsible for the creation and updating of the project schedule and plan with financial, resource and material requirements.
·         Responsible for regular customer and internal project status and project financial reporting.
·         Responsible for organizing and leading project team and project governance team meetings.
·         Accountable for the Project Budget.
·         Participates in the preparation of proposals and agreements.
·         Oversees project staff including project engineers, both on- and off-shore team, vendors, partners or subcontractors.
·         Presents service business value to customers for new or existing business.
·         Capturing key Lessons learnt and Best Practices which can be used to improve AS Service delivery performance
·         Continuously focuses on project delivery excellence and high level of customer satisfaction.
·         Build tight working relationship with CIS offshore delivery teams.
·         Good business judgment, a comfortable, open communication style, and a willingness and ability to work with customers and teams.
Skills required:

·         10 or more years of IT experience.
·         Minimum of 5 year experience as an IT Infrastructure Project Manager.
·         Exposure and working level knowledge of working with and interfacing to global delivery teams
·         Fluent in English
·         Project Management experience in the deployment of IT Infrastructure technologies focused on Enterprise/Cloud- and EUC-Services.
·         Completed formal Project Management training and certification.
·         Conceptual knowledge of main IT Infrastructure components (server, storage, network, data, cloud, EUC and applications).
·         Good understanding of project scoping and risk assessment techniques.
·         Good negotiation, communication and presentation skills.
·         An understanding of the legal issues with contracts.
·         Typically requires 5+ years project management experience with IT Infrastructure projects.
·         Project plan and schedule creation.
·         Ability to balance multiple tasks.
·         Ability to work independently.
Consulting skills required:

·         Passionate, persuasive, articulate Infrastructure project management professional capable of quickly establishing interest and credibility in how to start and manage complex IT Infrastructure projects.
·         Strong written, verbal and chalk board skills.
·         Experience in working in Prince2 or PMI methodology managed projects. 
·         Experience in enterprise applications, solutions and data center infrastructures.
·         Strong customer-interaction skills.
·         Ability to quickly establish credibility and excitement with key customer personnel, as well as work collaboratively and in a hands-on manner with technical professionals.
·         Degrees/Certifications Earned
·         Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Technology
·         PMI, Prince 2 of similar Project Management certification
·         ITIL certification is a pre.