IBM HR Reinvention Project Manager in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

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The Project Manager (PM) will lead a team of 50 – 60 to deliver HR IT system services to a federal client. The PM is responsible for running all aspects of projects, working with the client, key stakeholders, project team members, and senior management to meet both client and IBM’s expectations. Primary duties include –

  • Handle and lead client communications and run day-to-day customer interactions.

  • Work with and manage a large technical team to include matrixed staff including subcontractors.

  • Plan, coordinate, and lead all aspects of the release to include schedule, costs, and scope.

  • Ensures all objectives, deliverables, and technical requirements are completed while meeting the quality objectives of the project.

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the program.

  • Identify and manage to Performance and Management metrics.

  • Identify and mitigate project risks and management.

  • Provide reporting to all partners.


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.



Career growth

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

Corporate citizenship

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!



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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 7+ years’ experience managing Federal IT systems, programs and/or software.

  • Experience managing ERP projects including new implementations, enhancements, and integrations.

  • Experience managing complex tasks under tight budget and time constraints.

  • Knowledge of technical data processing procedures, policies, and best practices.

  • PMP certification

  • Ability to obtain an public trust clearance.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experience managing Federal Human Capital and Talent Management Suite technical implementations, configurations and/or integrations (e.g., SuccessFactors, Oracle Peoplesoft, Cornerstone).

  • Experience with PeopleSoft HCM 9.2.

  • Experience with system accreditation process.

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.