Project Manager

Ref#: 16343

Function: Cloud Services

Location: Philippines, Makati City

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OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY


As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.


The Opportunity:


The Project Manager plans, executes, monitors and controls the mapping component of a solutions implementation project across the different areas of analysis, development, quality assurance and map integration.


You are great at:


  • Serve as the SPOC for the SI project in the Manila Solution Center.
  • Thoroughly review the PM Handoff Materials from the Solutions Definition team, particularly the SOW and Effort Estimator.
  • Define the project tasks, estimates the effort and resource requirements and lay out the detailed project workplan for analysis, development, QA and map integration.
  • Identify risks and dependencies all throughout the duration of the project and work with the Onshore Project Manager, Practice / People
  • Managers and / or the Mapping CoE on risk mitigation.  Ensures that risks are effectively managed and communicated.
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are completed on time, with good quality and within budget, and that the overall project time line is met.
  • Reports the project status, risks and issues and the corresponding plans for mitigation and resolution to the Onshore Project Manager, the
  • Global Mapping Director and other stakeholders.  Uses the standard project status report format but may tailor it for the specific needs of the project or the Onshore PM.
  • Resolves issues and conflicts within the project.  Escalates any issues or conflicts that cannot be resolved at the Mapping PM level and present options or recommendations.
  • Spearheads project reviews, root cause analysis sessions and defect prevention meetings.

What it takes:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Computer Science is an advantage
  • 3-5 years of experience in any of the following: IT Project Management, Release Management, Change Management, Process Management
  • PMP Certification is an advantage but not required
  • 5+ years of Solutions/Applications delivery experience
  • Extensive Customer/Client Facing experience
  • Dynamic Problem Solver with customer focus
  • Ability to motivate and lead the team to meet tight project timelines
  • Extensive experience in Risk Management and Communications Management
  • Must be willing to work on mid shift to night shift

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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