IBM Project Manager Apprentice in COLUMBIA, Missouri

Job Description

As a Project Manager Apprentice 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.

Throughout your apprenticeship, you’ll work closely with multiple experienced project managers and mentors in an interactive, collaborative environment. You’ll learn the 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. Finally, you will apply these skills to prepare for and successfully obtain a Certified Associate in Project Manager (CAPM) certification. CAPM is a professional project manager credential and career milestone that is earned by passing a multiple choice exam. Our apprenticeship program will give you the opportunity to build your skills to grow your career as an Associate Project Manager.

Who you are

An apprenticeship is about learning and we know you’re just getting your career started. IBM is committed to helping you learn and grow. If you’ve had some experience with project management or simply working in a team-oriented environment in the past, you’re exactly the type of candidate we’re looking for.

To be successful, you need:

  • Drive and eagerness to learn

  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, organization, and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as work collaboratively and contribute to an agile team environment

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

  • 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

No Visa sponsorship is available for this position. Company sponsored relocation is not available for this position. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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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

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

None

EO Statement

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.