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Principal Consultant/Project Manager PARIS

25 Février 2014, 15:26pm

Publié par Patricia VAUX

Editeur de logiciels international coté au Nasdaq

This is a highly responsible, advanced professional, leadership and technical position requiring expertise in delivery of major enterprise-wide software technology. Work is performed under general direction with considerable latitude for individual initiative and judgment, and includes the management of business relationships, large teams, and resource pools involved with high-impact projects.

The Principal Consultant/Project Manager is high-performing and self-motivated and will utilize strong project management and business analysis skills while supervising entire project lifecycles including; requirements gathering, solution definition, system design, development, testing, implementation, and production support.

The individual selected for this role will coordinate and drive all aspects of the assigned projects and will facilitate the interactions of all team members, including; customer lines of business, Quark developmental, marketing, and services personnel, and any third-party service providers. They will also define project objectives and oversee quality control throughout project life cycles.

This position is based in Paris, France.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

● Plan and manage large, complex project assignments including interfaces with stakeholders, management, and others as required
● Facilitate the definition and requirements of the project scope, goals, and deliverables
● Plan and coordinate all the resources deployed on the project
● Manage and direct the work of resources including resource managers, project managers, developers, solution engineers, business analysts and systems analysts
● Prepare all project documentation including; statement of work, functional system design, detailed systems design, testing plan, traceability matrix, and all project reports
● Manage requirements gathering and liaise with key stakeholders throughout the process
● Expert authority reference and support for the project team on all aspects of design, development and deployment of the project
● Analyze and research complex problems or issues and present solution options
● Liaise with client technical authority on all infrastructure requirements
● Create and manage all risk, stakeholder management, and change control items
● Produce project reports including; invoicing details, project schedules, and deliverables

Desired Skills and Experience:

This role requires project management expertise, solutions architecture capabilities, time management skills, attention to detail, teamwork and desire to deliver excellent client service.

● 5 years of successful IT project management and consultant management experience
● Experience with project management methodology/tools (scope management, budget tracking and analysis, risk analysis and management as well as change order processes)
● Proven knowledge of software implementation and configuration delivery
● Ability to plan, develop and implement complex business software systems
● Strong understanding of enterprise systems, platform concepts, and technologies
● Ability to lead and motivate a highly skilled technical staff
● Ability to make decisions in a timely manner
● Ability to coordinate work programs across multiple projects and customers and track the expected timing of revenues
● Ability to present oral and written proposals to senior management
● Knowledge of systems analysis and design
● Understanding of XML content architecture principals, and experience using XML technologies such as XSLT, XPath, and DITA specialization
● Strong technical aptitude for learning new technologies
● Experience working in or leading agile development teams and familiarity with scrum process and terminology
● Good understanding of desktop publishing and mobile publishing concepts, technologies and terminology
● Excellent communication skills
● Exceptional negotiating and interpersonal skills, high motivation
● Proven ability to organize and lead multi-faceted projects
● PMP Certification a plus
● B.Sc in Computer Science or related field preferred
● Microsoft Project
● Microsoft Office Suite
● Fluent in both French and English

Véronique PELLER
GLOBAL LINK PARTNERS
66, rue de Chézy
92200 NEUILLY S/SEINE
tel : 01 47 47 16 28
mob : 06 62 39 16 28
vpeller@globallp.com

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