NCR Project Consultant in United States

About NCRNCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with nearly 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries.

Project Consultant

Location: Virtual

Grade: 10

POSITION SUMMARY AND KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

The Project Consultant plans, schedules, monitors, evaluates and directs projects to ensure a complete business solution is implemented. The Project Consultant may act alone or is expected to lead a team or a definable segment of a larger project. The Project Consultant produces a project plan based on the Global PM Project Management methodology for executing the project.The Project Manager manages NCR and third party contracts as needed; ensuring projects meet established time, cost and technical objectives. The Project Consultant develops and manages the project’s change control procedures and effectively utilizes all available methodologies and tools, culminating in client acceptance of results. The Project Manager conducts project progress reviews with client and account team personnel, providing contingency and problem resolution plans as required.Scopes engagements/projects

  • Describes project opportunity

  • Determines project management need

  • Identifies project risks

Develops project plan

  • Defines goals and objectives

  • Identifies client requirements

  • Identifies resource requirements

  • Develops project budget

  • Translates client business requirements into specific deliverables

Manages complex team projects

  • Conducts project kick-off meeting

  • Communicates project status

  • Obtains sign-off/authority

  • Produces project documentation

  • Conducts project planning workshop

  • Assists with contract negotiation process

  • Administers contract with client

  • Establishes and maintains project information system

  • Validates and enters High Impact Project (HIP) data, when applicable

Manages all aspects of post-sale implementation of project (on-time, within budget, within expectations)

  • Develops Project Binder, which includes Customer Contract, PM Letter of Assignment and Project Charter, Project Qualification Report, and Project Plan

  • Monitors and controls project

  • Manages the work of NCR resources, subcontractor personnel, and clients

  • Manages cost/schedule/resource variances

  • Performs project status reviews

Maintains/expands client relationship

  • Ensures client expectations are met/exceeded

  • Establishes client follow-up/monitor process

  • Conducts final project team review/critique

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5-10 years project management experience

  • Analytical and/or technical experience, preferably within NCR Services

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task; Good time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to identify and resolve issues with a sense of urgency

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to work as part of a team or independently

  • Willing to work non-standard business hours as required by customers

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous NCR work experience or familiarity with POS/ retail Technology

  • Professional Certification: PMI - Project Manager Professional or George Washington University/ ESI Project Certification

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Technology, or other related discipline

EEO StatementIntegrated into our shared values is NCR’s commitment to diversity. NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. NCR does not discriminate in employment based on sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.Statement to Third Party AgenciesTo ALL recruitment agencies: NCR only accepts resumes from agencies on the NCR preferred supplier list. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, NCR employees, or any NCR facility. NCR is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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