Delivery Project Manager - Expert Labs - Data and AI


September 14, 2021

The Cloud & Cognitive Expert Labs practice is responsible for delivering consulting engagements that utilize software in the IBM Automation, Data and AI, and AI Applications brands worldwide. The Cloud & Cognitive Expert Labs practice contains Architects, Product Specialists and Project Managers with deep product skills that can help accelerate a client journey to maximize the value of a software implementation. The engagement sizes range from strategy and quick start deployments to First of a Kind (FOAK) implementations.
Your Role and Responsibilities
The primary responsibility of the Data and AI Delivery Project Manager is to manage efforts of IBM resources and client employees as well as third-party vendors to ensure that an integrated solution is provided to meet the client needs. In this role, the Data and AI Delivery Project Manager will be responsible for delivering a portfolio of projects. The Data and AI Delivery Project Manager works independently but keeps leadership promptly apprised of work status, raising issues of risk to the appropriate level and at the appropriate time; works effectively and efficiently with minimal oversight; advises and provides guidance to other professionals; seeks guidance on key issues as appropriate; and has a solid level of expertise in project management. The Data and AI Delivery Project Manager is responsible for the overall project plan, budget, structure, schedule and staffing requirements for the delivery organization.
Your Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Provide project management discipline and a framework to Cloud and Cognitive Software (C&CS) Expert Labs project teams
  • Provide technical direction and control to coordinate and manage the activities of project personnel
  • Create Project Management deliverables
  • Maintain project communications with the client
  • Create regular status reports
  • Conduct regular status meetings with clients and project stakeholders
  • Provide monthly financial forecasts to Delivery Leaders
  • Keep management cadence with the Delivery Leaders to provide insight on project status
  • Develop knowledge of C&CS Expert Labs offerings with awareness on emerging technologies and solutions
  • Administer the contract change control procedure with the client
If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the anticipated compensation range for the position $73,000 to $113,000 is based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 3 years of experience working in a consultative services organization
  • Experience managing Package Integration and Development Projects
  • Customer interface experience in consulting and professional services
  • Proven Project Management experience (PMP, Scrum Master, PMI-ACP, or other certifications)
  • Experience working with multiple project methodologies
  • Solid personal leadership and management skills with a collaborative style
  • Ability to travel up to 75% when required

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Ability to participate in a virtual office setting and maintain an active and dynamic presence via phone and email
  • Excellent customer service, relationship management, and facilitation skills

About Business UnitIBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:
  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
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