DXC Technology Associate Partner Project Management in Blythewood, South Carolina

Job Description:

Summary

Provides consulting services to clients in the discipline of resource and project management; manages projects of medium to large size and complexity consisting of 16 to 40 resources; may be responsible for multiple teams, each managed by a team leader.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develops and implements master project plans and risk mitigation plans (Management).

  • Manages project teams of 16 - 40 resources (company, client and third-party resources) across all phases of the project life cycle (Management).

  • Prepares statements of work (SOW) for large project engagements and monitors performance to ensure that project commitments are met as specified in contracts (Management).

  • Oversees assigned personnel for project. Assigns work and provides direction with regard to timeliness and completion of project objectives. Addresses performance issues within prescribed guidelines. Provides performance input upon completion of project. (Management).

  • Customizes methodology to meet specific project and client needs (Methodology).

  • Approves approach and techniques that will be used to analyze the functional business area (Business).

  • Understands how information systems can enable the redesigned business process (Technical).

  • Manages client expectations and balances the needs of the company and clients to ensure satisfaction for both (Relationship Management).

  • Influences decisions and project direction at the executive level (Relationship Management).

  • Performs consultative selling and leverages business through superior delivery skills, client relations and subject matter expertise (Leverage).

  • Participates in proposal efforts and sales calls (Leverage).

  • Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel (Leadership).

  • Communicates in formal presentation settings including medium to large sized groups of key decision makers at the executive level; tailors presentations to needs and interests of the audience. Develops articles and white papers covering areas of expertise (Communication).

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred

  • Six or more years of consulting experience managing medium to large-sized projects of medium to high complexity

  • Three to five years of additional relevant experience in one or more technical, business or industry specialty areas

  • Experience working with company, client , and/or equivalent vendor-mandated methodology

  • Experience working with productivity and methodology tools that increase project efficiency and effectiveness

  • Experience working with scope control procedures and change-in-scope authorization process

Other Qualifications

  • Skilled in developing performance expectations and documenting / conducting performance appraisals for staff

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to deal with and resolve ambiguity

  • Ability to anticipate problems and take decisive action, giving regard to the impact on both the client and the company

  • Ability to adjust personal style to different situations

  • Willingness to travel

Work Environment

  • Office environment

  • May require evening or weekend work

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