IT Project Management Specialist

Ref#: 15298

Function: Cloud Services

Location: Philippines, Makati City

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OpenText enables the digital world as the global leader in Enterprise Information Management, both on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world.

We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality.

The Opportunity:

OpenText is seeking a Project Management Specialist for our Financial Services organization. To succeed, the Project Management Specialist must have client facing experience, demonstrated a high level of success in delivering mid-large scale IT projects, and have experience in working closely with clients to build an effective partnership. The Project Management Specialist uses best practice methodologies, processes, and tools to provide committed OpenText services.

You are great at:

  • Managing to a structured project management process/methodology, improve upon defined practices by developing and implementing documentation for all project phases
  • Improve effectiveness of the project and efficiently meet and manage client objectives and expectations
  • Manage to a defined project budget
  • Outline top down and bottom up deliverables and acceptance criteria; beginning with the ultimate output of the project and working into the details to see how to produce the most effective output for the client and or organization
  • Manages the resolution of risks, including taking a lead role in organizing inter-departmental meetings to resolve customer issues and drive cross-functional issues to closure.
  • Develop project milestone reviews
  • Formulates and takes corrective actions to mitigate deviations to the project plans.
  • Manage relationships with clients and staff in the sales, IT, operations organization
  • Provide technology and business consultation 
  • Work closely to align technology planning with client
  • Correctly sets operational expectations with customers
  • Provide reporting support for client and organizational leaders
  • Provide strong business acumen and execute project solutions
  • Manage scheduling, cost control and changes

What it takes: 

  • 2 - 5 years of Project/Program Management experience preferred
  • Experience running mid - large projects (5 - 10 resources, 12+ months, $150K - $500K+)-global project management experience a plus
  • 2 - 5 years of managed file transfer delivery experience preferred
  • 2 - 5 years of Customer/Client Facing experience preferred
  • Recent graduates with strong technical backgrounds may be considered
  • Experience managing delivery using the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Dynamic Problem Solver with customer focus
  • Ability to motivate a team to meet tight project timelines
  • Ability to gain and maintain trust and respect of clients.
  • Fluent with Microsoft Project & Project Task planning & dependencies.
  • Supervisory experience (managing other internal resources to meet project requirements)
  • Deep experience in project status & financial reporting.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Must have very strong interpersonal skills including a demonstrated ability to partner with others, and be able manage complex relationships
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science or related field
  • PMP Certification a plus.
  • Open to work on US hours

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email

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