• Senior Project Manager

    Location JP-Tokyo
    Posting date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2019 10:38 AM)
    Job ID
    67666
    Category
    Project Management
  • Company Description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat Consulting team is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join us in Tokyo, Japan. In this role, you will manage complex projects within your assigned region to completion, from initiation through delivery to closure. You'll coordinate cross-functional teams and establish appropriate metrics for measuring key project criteria, as well as define, monitor, and review all project economics including costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources, and risks. As a Senior Project Manager, you will also help establish an organizational project management discipline and serve as an ambassador for the adoption of project management fundamentals, principles, and methodologies for the Red Hat Services team.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Integrate and use specific industry and technical delivery methodologies, e.g., project management methodologies based on Project Management Institute (PMI), Red Hat Services project management methodology, systems and software development, agile or scrum, etc.
    • Guide project planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting activities for Red Hat Services projects with minimal direction
    • Manage one or more major projects while achieving utilization and revenue targets
    • Understand market trends and competitive offerings and services, including what business problems they solve, their strengths, weaknesses, and value propositions, and how they compare and contrast to the Red Hat's solutions portfolio
    • Establish appropriate metrics for measuring key project criteria; develop project control and reporting procedures and manage changes in operational plans
    • Staff projects with relevant consultants and architects, considering required skills and level of experience
    • Assist in training the project team on the application of appropriate procedures and processes; coach and mentor lower-level project managers
    • Work with management on project proposals, bids, contracts, estimates, and schedules; contribute to the project estimation and review process

    Required skills

    • 8 years of experience working in a project management role in IT-based projects
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field
    • Knowledge of specific project management and technical delivery methodologies used in the IT industry
    • Solid interpersonal, leadership, and analytical skills; business insight
    • Great written and verbal communication skills
    • Project management certification
    • Ability to work as part of a team as well as on your own; ability to motivate project team and individual contributors and mediate conflicts
    • Telco industry experience is a plus


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