Cognizant (NASDAQ : CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses.
Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work.
With over 50 delivery centers worldwide and approximately 200,000 employees as of January 1, 2015, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-
100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.
Cognizant Technology Solutions is now hiring Digital Project Managers to join our Digital Business Interactive Team.
About Cognizant Digital Business Interactive
Cognizant’s Digital Business unit helps business develop and execute a digital business strategy aligned to their business objectives, leveraging digital capabilities and market advantages to produce sustainable competitive advantage.
We have experts focusing on digital roadmaps and strategy, UX and interactive design as well as creating the back-end platforms to ensure a truly unique experience end-
ton-end both for our clients and our clients’ clients. We specialize in helping clients create successful new business models when facing existential threats from digital technologies that provide competitors with low entry barriers.
We have more than 500 projects with a repeat business ratio of 95% and over 12,000 experts ready to define a multidisciplinary approach that combines key aspects of digital marketing, front-
end design, analytics & scalable content management to ensure our clients get a holistic digital solution and experience.
As part of expanding our European footprint we are currently looking for a Digital Project Manager with rock-solid, 5-10 years proven program management leadership track record of >
1 million euro project / program management experience in both agile and waterfall environments. The individual is a recognized thought leader who easily becomes the trusted advisor to our clients and facilitates the implementation of the project in line with agreed success criteria utilizing PMP, PRINCE2, Agile, Scrum and / or other industry standard methodologies.
The role requires in general mastery of program and project management (PMI / Prince 2) in an application development environment, polished communication / stakeholders management skills and strong, proven experience in an onsite / offshore model.
On the day-to-day job the Project Manager will work closely with the onsite teams across Europe and offshore project managers who are responsible for the offshore delivery teams.
He / she will have to ensure effective communication between the onsite and offshore teams and the client stakeholders.
Drives retrospectives and all action items from retrospectives to completion.
Large enterprise deployment experience in complex heterogeneous environments.
Excellent influencing and facilitation skills, in particular problem solving / troubleshooting activities.
Ability to work effectively under pressure in a resilient and flexible manner
Is capable of becoming recognised as an expert within Cognizant and can develop this profile within the client organisation
Our ideal candidate
Minimum 5-10 years of relevant project / program management experience mandatory.
Minimum of 3 years agile / scrum program management experience mandatory.
Full software development lifecycle experience
Experience of large program deliveries in an onsite / offshore environment
Experience of some or several of content management and portals or mobile solutions such as Sharepoint, Alfresco, Liferay, Sitecore, Adobe AEM, HTML5, CSS3, Responsive web design, angular js, mobile app prototyping
Previous consulting experience in complex multi-national organisation
Onsite / offshore and outsourcing experience mandatory.
Proven Business and IT experience ideally supported with relevant professional qualifications
5 years+ experience of on-site / off-shore delivery model
Certified PMP or PRINCE2 practitioner and understanding of ITIL processes and application development methodologies
Strong experience with MS Tools : MS Project, Visio, Powerpoint, Word, Excel
Fluent French / German / Dutch and English language skills (written, spoken) are a must have.
Other European language skills are an advantage.
PMP or PRINCE2 Practitioner
B.Sc., M.Sc. or similar academic degree
Preferred : PMI-ACP
What you can expect
Become part of a flag ship’ success story - We go through enormous growth!
Based in the Benelux we have offices in Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Brussels within an European and Global network
Organization driven by technology We have a tremendous technology backbone
Open, can do’ team spirit
Environment where you can make your own ideas reality
Drive your own career
arket conform benefits
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Employee Status : Shift : Day Job
Shift : Travel : No
Job Posting : Feb 01 2019