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28 Apr, 2011
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Job ID GBS-0360586 Job type Full-time Regular
Work country Nigeria Posted 21-Apr-2011
Work city – Any Job area Consulting & Services
Travel No travel Job category Project Management
Business unit AS Job role Transition Manager
Job role skillset Transformation Management
Commissionable/Sales-Incentive jobs only No
The Portfolio Manager on AMS delivery contracts ensures client needs are satisfied by constructing partnerships between clients, vendors, and subcontractor organizations, and managing the implementation of the partnerships, to address business opportunities within all or a portion of an IBM services engagement or delivery. The Portfolio Manager builds client satisfaction through formulation, development, implementation, and delivery of application solutions in response to client requirements. The Portfolio Manager is a primary point of contact for client needs, requirements and expectations with regard to assigned IBM team operations. The Portfolio Manager develops program, project, product, and business strategies, reviews these with client executive management, and implements the resulting solutions on their contracts. They are assigned responsibility for contractual cost, schedule, and deliverables. They manage IBM resources and coordinate client resources to deliver services and solutions to support the client organization. Expert level knowledge is required across PM methodologies including SEI / CMM, emerging technologies and technical architectures pertaining to the client served, and the vision to influence the clients’ actions.
The Portfolio Manager is responsible for performing the following tasks:
Provide guidance and direction to project managers
Manage the customer satisfaction process
Review and approve project readiness
Review and approve project manager work products
Manage reconciliation of project time reports and take corrective action (as needed)
Monitor process adherence
Monitor project status and issue resolution
Participate in project staffing
Monitor resource utilization and take corrective action (as needed)
Manage efforts of IBM, customer employees, and third party vendors to ensure that an integrated solution is provided to meet customer needs
Manage cost, schedule, and staffing to ensure that contract deliverable requirements are met.
Associate’s Degree/College Diploma
Project management (5+ years, certification desirable)
End-to-end application development experience (desirable)
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