Senior Project Manager

Location: Cairo, Al Qahirah EG

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Requisition Number: 202721

Position Title: PS Consultant (II)

External Description:

Position Description

A very senior project manager with strong experience (but not necessarily exclusive experience) in the BI/DWH sector looking to continue his or her career at Teradata and aiming to continue to lead projects. 

The projects at Teradata will probably be smaller than the candidate is used to however great seniority is required since the projects often run in parallel with large hardware software contracts with very high total value and are highly visible within our customers, requiring CIO level relationships.

 Experience:

  • 10 years of work experience in the Information Technology Sector.
  • 5 years of experience of managing large  successful projects (15 people or more), some of which should have recently been in the area of business intelligence and/or data warehouse.
  • Main customers should be large and well known Egyptian , Gulf , North Africa or international organisations, for example telco e.g. Telecom sector , Banks , Government
  • Initial work experience probably gained in a Big 5 or equivalent consulting company
  • Experience of working at a senior level in a multinational company, preferably American
  • Currently working for either a vendor or large consulting company

Knowledge and Skills

  • Very good knowledge of BI and DWH best practices and technology
  • This is not a technical role however the candidate should have a deep affinity and understanding for technology and the end products that Teradata sells (Our objective is to sell data warehouse and analytics, not project plans and excel).

 Certifications

  • PMP or PRINCE2 Certified.

Education:

  • Degree in Computer Science , Information technology or Engineering

Technical knowledge

  • Good knowledge of the BI and DWH theory and best practices
  • Knowledge and possibly experience of emerging Big Data technologies including Hadoop
  • Has lead projects including some of the following Technologies
    • Databases including: Teradata, Oracle (esp. Exadata), Sybase (IQ), SQL Server (large installations), EMC GreenPlum, IBM (DB2 and Netezza) etc
    • ETL Tools including: Informatica Powercenter, IBM DataStage, Ab Initio etc
    • Reporting Tools including: Microstrategy, Cognos, Business Objects, OBIEE, QlikView, Tableau, etc
    • Analytics Tools Including:  SAS, KXEN, R etc etc

Personal Skills

  • Well presented, Good presence
  • Assertive but reasonable
  • Excellent Customer facing skills and Executive presentation skills, during both presales and project delivery phases, especially able to describe BI/DWH projects in detail to senior level customers
  • Able to form long and productive relationships with customers at all levels
  • Leadership of internal teams, both direct reports and matrix teams
  • Accustomed to leading large teams
  • Good crisis management skills, able to impose order and calm on difficult and complex situations
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • French language is a plus.

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City: Cairo

State: Al Qahirah

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Project Manager

Job Category: Services

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