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 clientís 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.
Lead a data warehouse (or other Teradata solution) implementation project or a collection of multiple small projects.
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.
Build a project team, including Teradata employees, offshore 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 Solutions Methodology - TSM, 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
Practicing Project Manager/Team Lead in the area of software development
PMP/PRINCE2 certified (or plans to do so in the very near future), experience with PM processes
Managed project budgets of at least USD 0.5 million (services only, excluding hardware/software) with an international team size of at least 8
Domain experience & knowledge in at least 1 of the following industries: Banking, Telco, Public/Gov.
IT/Engineering/Technical education, hands-on experience with SDLC processes
IT/Technology vendor/Professional Services delivery background, experience with Presales activities