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Teradata Project Manager in London, United Kingdom

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset. We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

Senior Project Manager

The role of Senior Project Manager (PM) is to oversee the delivery of all projects within an assigned portfolio (typically aligned to industry verticles). The PM supports the Engagement Manager in positioning and selling new engagements and then overseeing the delivery of those engagements.

The PM is also responsible for mentoring assigned resources and providing feedback to management. The PM will typically be managing their own engagement(s) in addition to the areas of responsibility set out in this role description.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Support offer development, input and review into sales proposals and support the local team during bid reviews.

  • Provide guidance on the scoping, planning, cost estimating and pricing of consulting projects. Review statement of work and risk assessment, including but not limited to defining services and deliverables, resource requirements, project budget, project risks, and client’s responsibilities.

  • Ensure that Teradata’s knowledge resources and tools are fully leveraged (e.g. Consulting Services Portfolio)

  • Review weekly project reports with particular emphasis on any HIP and red or amber engagements.

  • Review project financials comparing budget, actual and estimate and completion figures.

  • Conduct monthly portfolio reviews, providing support and guidance to Engagement Manager(s) and the geography director.

  • Identify the potential for change requests based on client delays or scope change.

  • Identify potential new opportunities

  • Identify improvements to delivery approach for clients

  • Participate in the development and communication of Teradatas’ methodologies, processes, IP and best practices.

  • Identify assets for use or lessons learned and share this knowledge across the delivery excellence community.

  • Mentor less senior project managers to execute their projects within the established guidelines and standards.

  • Understand and execute using accepted project management techniques e.g. Agile.

Core Competencies & Skills

Proven Consultant Skills – Mandatory

  • Facilitates & Fosters Collaboration: Engages others and gains participation in collaborative efforts. Uses the most effective communication technique according to a given situation. Demonstrates style and presentation versatility to achieve desired results.

  • Produces Results: Drives execution of results. Sets and pursues aggressive goals; has a sense of urgency; holds people accountable for results.

  • Leads Change: Maintains big picture view, sees possibilities, anticipates/foresees obstacles and opportunities. Knows how to meet diverse challenges and manage resistance to change initiatives.

Technical Skills

  • Analytics and Data Management Technologies: Experience delivering enterprise data and analytics solutions, ideally across an ecosystem of open source and Teradata commercial technologies.

  • Implementation Approaches: Experience of different implementation options for implementation of data & analytics solutions, including Waterfall and Agile development techniques, an understanding of Teradata’s advocated positions and of governance requirements for each one.

Skill Category

Mapping

Consulting Skills

Primary Skill

Business/ IT Consulting

Primary Skill

Business & Operations Management

Secondary Skill

Service Offers

Primary Skill

Databases

Nice to have

Industry Knowledge

Secondary Skill

Project Mgt: Project Definition Services

Primary Skill

Project Mgt: Change Management

Primary Skill

Project Mgt: Project Delivery Services

Primary Skill

Project Mgmt: Data Warehousing Skills

Secondary Skill

Project Mgmt: Foundation Skills

Primary Skill

Teradata Active Data Warehousing Knowledge

Nice to have

Teradata Applications

Nice to have

Teradata Architecture

Secondary Skill

Tools – Business Intelligence

Nice to have

Tools – Development

Nice to have

Tools – Enterprise Application Integration

Nice to have

Tools – ETL

Nice to have

Tools – Modeling

Nice to have

Tools – Monitoring and Control

Nice to have

Tools – Teradata

Nice to have

Tools – Testing

Nice to have

Education and Experience Requirements

  • BS, BSc, or master’s in business, technical or professional discipline or equivalent work experience.

  • Demonstrable experience delivering complex projects to their conclusion, on time, on budget while maintaining good relations

  • Professional qualifications are advantage e.g. Scrum certified, PRINCE2 etc.

Skill Category

Mapping

Consulting Skills

Primary Skill

Business/ IT Consulting

Primary Skill

Business & Operations Management

Secondary Skill

Service Offers

Primary Skill

Databases

Nice to have

Industry Knowledge

Secondary Skill

Project Mgt: Project Definition Services

Primary Skill

Project Mgt: Change Management

Primary Skill

Project Mgt: Project Delivery Services

Primary Skill

Project Mgmt: Data Warehousing Skills

Secondary Skill

Project Mgmt: Foundation Skills

Primary Skill

Teradata Active Data Warehousing Knowledge

Nice to have

Teradata Applications

Nice to have

Teradata Architecture

Secondary Skill

Tools – Business Intelligence

Nice to have

Tools – Development

Nice to have

Tools – Enterprise Application Integration

Nice to have

Tools – ETL

Nice to have

Tools – Modeling

Nice to have

Tools – Monitoring and Control

Nice to have

Tools – Teradata

Nice to have

Tools – Testing

Nice to have

Education and Experience Requirements

  • BS, BSc, or master’s in business, technical or professional discipline or equivalent work experience.

  • Demonstrable experience delivering complex projects to their conclusion, on time, on budget while maintaining good relations

  • Professional qualifications are advantage e.g. Scrum certified, PRINCE2 etc.

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