Sr Project Manager
Location:
Reston , Virginia
Posted:
December 17, 2017
Reference:
1071360
This Job is eligible for the following work arrangements :TeleWork

Job Description:
The Project Manager (PjM) applies solid project management and leadership skills and experience in delivering projects on-time, within budget, and with high customer satisfaction. To be credible he or she must have current and deep experience with managing technology projects through all phases of a solution’s or application’s lifecycle in a consulting organization, with demonstrated expertise and proven abilities in risk management and mitigation, and business value or strategy consulting. The PjM helps customer account teams identify, pursue and close strategic business development opportunities while continually driving add-on business within existing accounts. To accomplish this, PjMs must be effective in fostering executive level relationships. PjMs help translate business requirements into technology requirements for inclusion in contracts and/or statements of work (SOW). In some cases, PjMs will also assist in contract negotiations and engagement management. PjMs play a key role in employing and developing partners as part of the overall Microsoft services delivery model. PjMs maintain product group relationships and may act as subject matter experts assisting service line management in definition and development of service and/or solution offerings. They drive technical readiness around project management, particular products, solutions delivery and design best practices and go-to-markets offerings. They are also expected to participate in the mentoring of consultants and partner staff. PjMs are able to deliver articulate and effective strategic presentations to audiences of all sizes.

Qualifications:
•A minimum of a four-year degree (MIS or Technical degree preferred)
•5 to 8 years of demonstrated corporate project management experience
•PMP certification.
•Excellent organization, communication, Project Management, negotiation and problem solving skills
•Proven understanding of corporate account business needs and knowledge of the IT industry.
•The role requires both deep project management experience in a consulting organization, and broad technology knowledge with the ability to facilitate the architecting of solutions by mapping common customer business problems to reusable end-to-end technology solutions.
•Demonstrated ability to engage in senior level business and technology decision maker discussions related to agility, business value, and end to end technology projects is also a must.

Clearance Requirement:
The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance.

Clearance Verification:
This position requires successful verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide clearance verification information prior to an offer of employment.


Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to askstaff@microsoft.com.

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