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Project Manager (Apprentice Conversion)

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IBM

Project Manager (Apprentice Conversion)

Endicott, NY
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Introduction

    At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team’s overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Project Manager, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!

    Your Role and Responsibilities

    As a Project Manager at IBM, you’ll use the latest tools and technologies available to deliver best in class projects for a diverse range of clients. You’ll be responsible for ensuring that critical projects for our clients are expertly organized, scheduled, budgeted, and managed to help organizations improve their business outcomes in the global marketplace.

    You’ll work closely with multiple experienced project managers and mentors in an interactive, collaborative environment. You’ll apply fundamentals of project management, including: project budgeting, planning, scope management, risk management, conflict resolution, change management, and quality control. In addition, you will be introduced to concepts and skills such as: presentation skills, client relationship management skills, Microsoft Excel skills, lean six sigma concepts, Big Data knowledge, agile principles, IBM Design Thinking, and communication skills.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Willingness to complete requirements of the Apprenticeship Program

    • Some basic knowledge or experience in ONE or more of the following:

      • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

      • Business systems analysis

      • Cost management

      • Contracts and procurement

      • Risk management

      • Quality management

      • Resource management

      • Lean Six Sigma (Yellow, Green or Black Belts)

      • Basic knowledge of Information Technology Delivery methods

      • Previous experience working on Information Technology Projects

      • Event coordination and planning

      • Work-load management and scheduling

    About Business Unit

    The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

    This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

    Your Life @ IBM

    Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

    Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

    It's time to define your career.

    Location Statement

    IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

    • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

    • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

    • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

    • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

    • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

    • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

    • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

    • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

    We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

    IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

    Being You @ IBM

    IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

  • Industry
    Information Technology and Services
  • About Us

    IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

    Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

    At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.