Red Hat Project Manager - Technical in Canberra, Australia
At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.
The Red Hat Services team is looking for a Project Manager to join us in Canberra, Australia. In this role, you will actively manage projects to successful completion from initiation through delivery to closure. You’ll coordinate, through meetings and progress measurement activities, cross-functional teams which bring distinct, specific projects to completion both on time and within budget. As a Project Manager, you will work on problems of diverse scope, evaluate identifiable factors, and demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. You’ll need to have full understanding of industry standard project management practices and the ability to interact with senior Red Hat’s and customer management at all levels.
Primary job responsibilities
Lead project planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting activities for Red Hat Services projects
Control project requirements, scope, and change management issues
Determine, monitor, and review all project economics to include costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources, and risk
Ensure adherence to legally binding requirements
Facilitate development of recommended project control solutions to be used for planning, scheduling, and tracking projects through integration of various project management (PM) tools
Work with management on project proposals, bids, contracts, estimates, and schedules and contribute to the project estimation process
Plan, schedule, monitor, and report on activities related to the project, including subcontractor monitoring
Establish appropriate metrics for measuring key project criteria
Develop project control and reporting procedures and manage changes in the operational plan
Undertake status review meetings among project team members and customers
Integrate and use specific industry PM and technical delivery methodologies (e.g., PM methodologies based on PMI, Red Hat Services PM methodology, system and software development, product development, etc.)
Assist in the training of the project team on application of appropriate procedures and support team members to accomplish project goals, meet established schedules, and resolve technical and operational issues
Maintain awareness on emerging technologies and PM techniques
5+ years of experience working as a project manager managing IT-based projects
PM certification like Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE2
Certified scrum master with demonstrated experience
Record of successfully managing complex projects
Experience with establishing and contributing to process improvements
Experience dealing with complex projects and multicultural and multidisciplinary teams
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, analytical ability, and business judgment
Ability to work effectively across a widely diverse management team as well as a broad spectrum of internal partners
Detail-oriented and able to work in a very fast-paced environment
Healthy balance of business and technical background
Ability to articulate the PM value proposition and serve as an ambassador for PM techniques and the Red Hat Services PM methodology
Australian government security clearance
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Job ID 63595
Category Project Management