OpenText Corp. Project Manager in Makati City, Philippines

Project Manager

Ref#: 16343

Function: Cloud Services

Location: Philippines, Makati City


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.