IBM Senior Project Manager Full Time in Edmonton, AB


Branch Edmonton AB CA

Senior Project Manager
Edmonton, AB

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IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. As a Senior Project Manager, you will deliver innovative business consulting, business process design, systems integration, and application design and management to leading sector organizations in 17 industries worldwide. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities.

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“This position is open to those with Canadian Permanent Resident or Canadian citizenship status”

Senior Project Manager

Responsible for large projects or significant segment of large complex projects. Translates customer requirements into formal agreements and plans which culminate in customer acceptance of results while meeting business objectives. Accountable for meeting customer’s requirements and obtaining the results of the project. Responsible for project planning. Identifies, estimates and presents cost, schedule and business and technical risk for the project. Interfaces directly with customer management. Performs activities to ensure customer satisfaction. Responsible for their financial baseline of the project and accountable for project results.

Engaged as a professional who guides others and drives negotiation and analysis and/or acceptance of changes within a project. Works with team members to articulate, compare and implement solutions and alternative approaches based upon project management principles. Negotiates effectively with team members to define the team’s goals, work content and schedules. Clearly communicates team results to appropriate management / project management. Establishes and maintains clear mechanisms to communicate project status and change with the project team and management.

Anticipates potential project related problems. Utilizes refined techniques for identifying, eliminating or mitigating solution, project and business risk. Understands customer, industry and business trends. Applies this understanding to meeting project objectives. Analyzes information and situations and implements actions, independently and / or through the management team, to ensure project objectives are met. Analyzes new and complex project related problems and creates innovative solutions involving finance, scheduling, technology, methodology, tools and solution components.

Recognized for their expertise in Project Management and a leader by other professionals. Provides guidance in this area to others. Influences people outside their immediate project. This influence is expressed through working with customers / suppliers / IBM staff. Provides leadership to project stakeholders and team. Fosters and engages in teamwork at professional levels in IBM, customer and supplier organizations.

The ideal candidate must have 10 years of IT experience, a minimum of five (5) years project management experience and hold a PMI designation. Previous experience must include successful management of 15+ team members.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 8 years experience in Project management with large complex projects preferably in the Public Sector
  • At least 3 years experience in managing medium to large sized modernization / conversions for mission critical application from one legacy environment to a new or different target environment
  • At least 5 years experience in Project management with successful management of 15+ team members
  • Certified in Project Management -PMI designation
  • English: Fluent


  • At least 10 years experience in Project management with large complex projects preferably in the Public Sector
  • At least 5 years experience in the full modernization / conversion lifecycle including direct experience in creating modernization strategies for legacy applications
  • At least 5 years experience in organizational change management using proven change management methodologies in a multi-stakeholder environment

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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