Project Manager (II)

Job Number: 174953 Primary Location: Canberra Australian Capital Territory
Schedule: Full-time Organization: APAC Sales & Services

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, scheduling, monitoring, and directing projects that incorporate Teradata, Teradata Aster, Hadoop, or a Teradata solution meeting agreed upon client requirements and expected Teradata business results. The Project Manager requires excellent written and good spoken English skills; including being able to conduct business communication in the English language. The Project Manager may lead a single project or oversee multiple smaller sub-projects. The Project Manager manages Teradata employees and third party contractors to ensure projects meet established time, cost, technical, and quality objectives. The Project Manager supports projects beginning in the pre-contract sales process and will manage them through closeout. The Project Manager may be supported by additional Project Managers, and/or Project Tech Leads.

Sales Support & Business Development

·       Lead the scoping, planning, cost estimating, and pricing of consulting projects. Responsible for statement of work development and risk assessment, including but not limited to defining goals and objectives, identifying and documenting client requirements, resource requirements, project budget, project risks, and the translation of the client’s business requirements into specific deliverables.

·       During the engagement, identify future sales opportunities; participate in pre-sales planning, project pricing, bid review, and presentation of sales proposals. Acquire incremental business within the project through change control.


Project Oversight:

·       Lead a data warehouse implementation project or a collection of multiple small projects. Examples include Teradata EDW, Teradata Aster, Hadoop, and other Teradata Solutions.

·       Ensure projects are completed on-time, within budget, and within client expectations for quality and functionality.

·       Manage client acceptance of the solution and manage client expectations in line with the agreed statement of work.

·       Manage day-to-day relationship with client stakeholders and resolution of all issues.

·       Maintain and communicate project status to all stakeholders in reports and status meetings.

Resource Management:

·       Build a project team, including Teradata employees, interstate resources, and contractors.

·       Ensure proper set up of the engagement in the time keeping system, ensuring consultants and contractors are always current with their reported time. Produces project financial and status reports from PSA and EDW systems.

·       Ensure monthly billings, timely collection of revenue, and manage procurement and payment to contractors.

Knowledge Capture & Reuse

·        Ensure that PS knowledge resources and tools are fully leveraged (e.g. Teradata Agile for Analytics Methodology, Global Reference Information Architecture, and Control Framework)

·        Lead project/engagement close-out debriefings to identify lessons learned and best practices

·        Contribute to the Teradata Body of Knowledge



·        10 years working in IT, including 3 years working for a Vendor

·        Experience within or with government agencies

·        Project Management certifications  e.g PMP

·        Project management experience of solutions involving on premises or cloud based data warehouse solutions, Hadoop solutions, and other open source solutions and big data analytics.  

·        Experience with Teradata solutions, preferable

·        Software development  project management experience  ( Agile & Waterfall), preferably for data warehousing projects

·        Experienced & with demonstrated skills applying Agile practices (Scrum and Kanban) on Analytics projects

·        Scrum and Kanban certifications, preferable

·        Excellent presentation and facilitation, coaching and mentorship skills

·        Strong client interaction, communication, and consulting skills.

·        Ability to communicate effectively to senior leaders and executives

·        Demonstrated ability to influence, motivate and mobilise team members

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