Public Cloud Project Manager

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Flexibility Full remote
Preferred timezone Central Europe Standard Time

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Role: Project Manager
Category: IT Jobs

Job description

Location: Home Based – Americas

In this high-profile position, customer relationship management and advocacy for Canonical’s technical assets are crucial.

This role is an opportunity for a technologist with a passion for Linux and Project Management to build a career with Canonical. If you have an affinity for software, great communication skills, and a passion for technology, then you will enjoy working with some of the best people in the industry at Canonical.

Public Cloud Program Managers provide account leadership and insight for Canonical’s key Tier 1 Enterprise Public Cloud accounts. This role will collaborate with individuals from Engineering through Senior Level Executives.

As a Public Cloud Program Manager, you will manage multiple blue chip company projects simultaneously. Working with all stakeholders, you will shape the SoW or similar agreements with our clients, manage projects through their life-cycles, ensuring the overall goals for both Canonical and the client are met.

Periodic international travel is required. Travel amount and duration will vary based on company and program requirements.

Public Cloud Program Manager key responsibilities:

Ensure programs and projects are delivered within the schedule, scope, cost, budget and resources expectations

Identify key technical and project risks and issues and actively put mitigating actions in place

Maintain strong customer focus and work with all key stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes

Assist senior management with contract negotiations and development of a project statement of work and RFI/RFP response

Conduct regular status meetings and business reviews with customers and provide direction when needed

Manage the delivery schedule of critical third party deliverables for the project

Identify and manage cross organization engineering requests that are not part of existing business contracts.

Advocate to customers the appropriate technologies from Canonical’s portfolio

Required skills to be a successful Public Cloud Program Managers:

Proven background in IT Cloud industry as a, development manager, program/project manager, agile software manager or scrum master

Deep understanding of Linux, Open source, and the Public Cloud space

Software engineering experience

Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally

Strong negotiation and influencing skills

Bachelor’s Degree preferably in a STEM discipline

Strong communication skills

Nice to have skills:

PMI or equivalent certification preferred

Full lifecycle project management experience

Delivering global projects remotely

About Canonical

Canonical is a growing international software company that works with the open-source community to deliver Ubuntu, the world’s best free software platform. Our services help businesses worldwide reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance security with Ubuntu. Canonical is a unique tech company – global, remote-first, open source, with 900+ professionals across 60+ countries. We want to be the world’s best, not biggest, global software company. With almost every team remote by default, Canonical sets the pace on the 21st-century digital workplace.

What Canonical offers:

Work from home

Personal learning and development budget

Annual compensation review

Recognition rewards

Annual leave

Paid maternity, paternity and sick leave

Priority Pass for travel

Exposure to international business and technology

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. Diversity of experience, perspectives, and background create a better work environment and better products. Whatever your identity we will give your application fair consideration.

We thank all the candidates who have shown interest in our company, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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