SAS Institute Inc. Project Manager in Beijing, China

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The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring projects are delivered on budget, with high quality and timely deliverables that align to SAS Intelligence Project Implementation Methodology. In this role, you will be partnering and aligning project delivery with project team members, including Customer Intelligence/Risk Intelligence teams, Sales team and any related third parties

Major Responsibilities

  • Master skills and knowledge in SAS products, solutions and architecture.

  • Plan, manage and deliver on the work streams / projects, through all phases.

  • Establish and track project dependencies that are in the project plan and aligned with related owned team members.

  • Ensure that SAS Intelligence Project Implementation Methodology and best practices are included in the plan and in the execution of the projects.

  • Provide leadership, direction and coaching to the teams, including Customer Intelligence/Risk Intelligence teams, Sales team and any related third parties.

  • Responsible for financial alignment and tracking of actuals to estimate Responds to inquiries and escalates concerns to the Deputy PSD Director in SAS China Eastern Region.

  • Applies Organizational Change Management principles and practices in order to effectively manage project scope Collaborates with the Resource Manager to ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery, including continuity of resources or resource transition plan when needed.

  • Responsible for transition to operational support and project close-out.

Desired Background

  • 5 yrs + as a Project Manager in the Financial Services and/or Insurance Industry.

  • Varying project delivery life cycles experience - Waterfall, Agile and Rapid.

  • PMP certification required.

  • Experience in the Analytics, Business Intelligence or Data Warehousing domain preferred.

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills with ability to communicate clearly within all levels of the organization.

  • Strong listening and influencing skills to foster an open innovative and responsive environment and to drive change.

  • Ability to influence project team members.

  • Highly organized, self-motivated, customer oriented and able to work independently as well as within a team.

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to build strong relationships with customers, SAS team and third parties.

  • Excellent skills in MS Project, and full MS Office Suite. Knowledge of analytics and Data Warehousing architecture and design.

  • Bachelor degree or higher in computer science, mathematics or related area.

IT skills:

  • 5 year + Unix experience is required.

  • DBA knowledge is required.

  • SAS technologies are preferred.

  • Hadoop is preferred.

  • IBM Websphere, Oracle Weblogic, or Tomcat experience is preferred.

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Requisition ID: 20028170

Travel Requirements: 25%

External Company Name: SAS Institute Inc

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