At IBM Services Center France, our Project Directors are in charge of the end-to-end implementation of our customer projects. They coordinate the overall performance, scope, cost and deliverables of a project team. They are placed directly in front of the customer and are in charge of managing communication and contractual relations.
We are looking for Project Managers with in-depth knowledge in the implementation of complex IT infrastructures (data center migration, migration to the cloud, implementation of Hybrid Cloud solutions, deployment of new infrastructures…). These projects are characterized by major business challenges for our customers, multidisciplinary teams spread over several countries, implementation spread over several phases.
If you are ready to help our customers and project teams to succeed, we would be delighted to meet you!
Your Role and Responsibilities
With the support of the project team, perform the services as described in the contract using the latest methods, offers and technologies available. This includes setting up and leading the project team including subcontractors, partners and suppliers, managing the contractual deliverables and managing the associated risks.
Management of the overall project schedule and measurement of the project’s progress
Contract management (compliance with the contractual perimeter, change management, participation in the commercial negotiation of amendments)
Performance management (setting up indicators, financial follow-up: revenue / costs / invoicing, identification of deviations and setting up corrective plans, etc.).
Implementation of a communication plan with all the actors concerned (customer, sales teams, project team, IBM management)
Regular trips to customer sites are to be expected in France.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
You have a minimum of 15 years of experience in IT infrastructure project management and have been involved in the different phases of complex technical projects from design, sales to implementation.
You master the Agile method and you have implemented it in your projects.
You master the concepts of the Public, Private, Hybrid cloud, as well as containers.
You have demonstrated on your previous missions your expertise in customer relationship management, including conflict resolution, management of a contractual perimeter, mission management.
You like to work in a team, you have analytical and synthesis skills, and communication is one of your strong points.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
You have a first experience in implementing Cloud technologies (e.g.: Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, etc.).
You have a good knowledge of DevOps issues.
French: native speaker (or minimum level C1)
English: minimum B2
About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.
As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.
Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.
We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what’s next.
Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.
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