Job Description :
Project Manager

Project Manager Job Details

The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the project produces the required deliverables, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost. The Project Manager is normally responsible for medium to large complexity and or medium to large risk projects. This will include managing the governance, scope, costing, scheduling, communications, planning & tracking, terms & conditions and risk management of the project to ensure total customer satisfaction.

Key notes about this role:

The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring medium to large complexity/risk projects produce the required deliverables, and within scope, schedule and budget. Will be working on Data Centre projects 20,000 to $50 million)

Location: Richardson TX.

Start: Feb 12 (flexible)

Must Have: - 5-10 years of experience in data center (infrastructure) - MS Project, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) - Local candidate - Ability to do status reporting on a weekly basis, interacting with executives Nice to have: - PMP certification - Clarity (can be trained) - SharePoint

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- Defines the project requirements and manages the agreement process of the project requirements and objectives with the Project Governance Board or appointed project assurance role
- Manages the delivery of the project and production of the required products / deliverables in partnership with the customer and delivery units to ensure acceptance, closedown and handover to service.
- Reports to the relevant stakeholders through regular Status Reports.
- Manages business and project risks and produces an effective plan and risk assessment so that impact to timeframe and project costs are understood and mitigated.
- Establishes and maintains the Change Control (CC) for their project against agreed plans.
- Identifies opportunities to increase revenue and margin and manage changes to the project baseline.
Is accountable for tracking the project costs and supporting any payment milestones.
- Manages the relationship and communications with key stakeholders; Grows long-term relationships with clients and capitalizes on equity and partnership opportunities.
- Manage activities of project resources and develops a team of personnel resources. Defines the roles and responsibilities of the project team, forecasts and establishes the project team and ensures that the team understands the task that is to be undertaken.
- Complies with and enforces standard policies and procedures and works across practices to share lessons learned and best practices.
- Designing, testing and documentation of computer applications used in providing services to customers such as Service Desk ticketing software, Problem Management applications, Asset Management applications, Monitoring tools, to name a few.


- Key elements by which resources at that level are measured:
Project delivered within contractual obligations - on time, high quality and within budget
- Client Satisfaction targets per client survey
- Governance, risk management and other explicit control requirements adherence
- Contribute to professional community through production and reusable content from other projects and lessons learned
- Contribution to business development thru identification of new opportunities


- Accountable for delivering medium to high complexity and or medium to high risk projects (normally $500k project budget or more)
- Has ultimate authority to direct others and ensure project aligns with contractual obligations and client’s expectation; Commercial decision making authority within restraints of the documented Signature Authority Process
- Is fully accountable for own work and/or project/supervisory responsibilities
- Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
- Makes decisions that influence the success of projects and team objectives

Project Manager Mandatory Skills

- 8 + years IT project management experience

- PMP certification and/or ITIL certification a plus

- Detailed understanding of project management methodologies

- High level conceptual understanding of IT domains (desktop, server, security, network, COTS applications, storage, database, WAN, LAN)

- Ability to communicate at senior levels and good commercial and influencing skills
- Delivered more than 10 projects and experience of at least 2 types of project at different stages in lifecycle
- Planning, financial and budgetary control skills
- Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Project, SharePoint and related “Project Management tool" CA Clarity a plus
- Experience in the following types of projects in a Client facing role:
- Server hardware/virtual refresh
- Data Center Migrations, Installations, Moves or Consolidations
- Operating Systems migrations and upgrades (Window, NT, etc
- AD/Exchange upgrades
- COTS application upgrades (commercial off the shelf) (examples-Netscaler, VPN, AppSense, Lync, SharePoint)
- Office 365 deployments
- Infrastructure Expansions
- Single Sign on deployments
- VOIP Deployments

Project Manager Start Date


Project Manager Assignment Length

6+ months