SharePoint Project Manager

NTT DATA Services - Plano, TX3.6

Full-time
Req ID: 36764

At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.

NTT DATA Services currently seeks a SharePoint Project Manager to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

Duties/Responsibilities:
Develop project estimates - Gathers business requirements from the customer to establish project estimates and to recommend a high-level solution.
Develops project workplans and schedules - including Risk Management Plan, Communication Plan, Documentation Plan, Quality Plan, Resource Staffing Plan, and all subordinate workplans.
Monitors and Controls Project - monitors project scope, issues, risks and schedule. Manages issues to closure. Manages project issues to resolution at lowest level. Escalates appropriately when project issues dictate.
Project Communication - ensures all are aware of progress through project meetings, status reports and milestone reviews.
Staff Management - monitors the performance of all resources assigned to project. Takes appropriate action to motivate and manage.
Product Quality - ensures appropriate design, code and test quality standards are followed in the development of the solution.
Manages turnover of project to post production as a Project Requirement including Backup and Recovery procedures.
Contributes to the Project Management knowledge base by contributing to department standards and improvement initiatives.
Project Reflection - Ensures that problems/difficulties during project are documented and recommendation for improvement is identified

Daily Tasks Performed:
Monitor status of projects
Project Control
Customer Communication
Associate Mentoring and Development

Required Job Relevant Knowledge:
Deep knowledge of Project Estimation Techniques for large software projects.
Deep knowledge of project planning - workplan, risk and schedule development focus. Experience with process analysis and business process modeling expected. Experience with CA Clarity and Open Workbench applications preferred.
Deep knowledge of project control - issues management, scope management, schedule management and cost management
Process improvement background - primarily with Application development process improvements.
Knowledge of Quality business processes
Knowledge of Manufacturing business processes, workflow processes and Web enabled systems.

Required Skills: MUSTS

Strong Communication Skills - Verbal and Written
Strong demonstrated Project Management and Control Skills
Experience with System Development Methodologies (SDLC, RUP or AGILE)
Strong system analysis and design skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)
7 plus years of strong customer focused deliverables.

Job Level Specific Duties

Provides daily direction to a small project management team.
Leads a team that is typically responsible for managing a small-sized portfolio in which the project mix is primarily made up of less complex projects.
Ensures that all project managers consistently adhere to the NTT DATA standard project management methodology throughout the project lifecycle.
Ensures project scope, schedule, and costs are reasonable and achievable.
Allocates resources to current and future project portfolio.
Conducts periodic reviews to ensure each project or module is on track and conducts post-project reviews.

Typical Years of Experience

Typically requires 6-8 years relevant experience. (Previous managerial/leadership experience not required.)

Minimum Education and Certifications

Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Graduate degree preferred.

Skills

Ability to apply project management skills to oversee and manage a small team and small portfolio.
Solid people management skills including team building, performance management, pay management, conflict management and talent management.
Demonstrates strong ability to articulate the typical components of an effective project management information system: understands and has advanced proficiency in the specific tools that are available and required as part of the company's project management information system.
Demonstrates solid ability to manage project delivery and project portfolio governance.
Demonstrates solid ability in project program management including executing and managing the processes and the interactions used to plan, acquire, assign, develop and manage the resources to operate.

Physical Requirements/ Working Conditions

Ability to physically perform general office requirements.
Must be able to perform essential responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations.

Basic Requirements

5+ years of Project Management experience
3+ years as a Scrum Master
3+ years of SharePoint experience

This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries. Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit nttdataservices.com to learn more.

NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.