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Assistant Director - Solutions Project Manager - Service Industry

10 - 12 yrs
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    Job Description : 

    Essential functions of the role:

    - End to end Project management at Global Solutions Activation level (Exec Layer)

    - Understand all solutions, market readiness status, and campaign calendar.

    - Sprint timetable management - across all solutions

    - Tracking of bill of materials against solutions sprints (i.e. what materials are going to be produced for each solution / go to market activity)

    - Tracking through the go to market and enablement stages that those materials are produced and made available to the necessary stakeholders

    - Preparation of Area Leadership packs, monthly/regular reporting for Area Solutions Activation teams (Liaison with Measurement & Analytics)

    - Maintain repository of key documents / materials via SharePoint. Documents will include Marketing Collaterals, PowerPoint Presentations, Client Materials, and more. Maintain version control and ensure the team is aware of where to find this information.

    - Help to prepare documents, presentations and dashboards for meetings - including, documenting processes and providing quantitative and qualitative inputs where required

    - Provide input to process improvement and other strategic projects, as appropriate

    - Contributes as an effective team member and takes accountability for deliverables

    - Creates value to clients independently- bringing excellent project and change management skills and past client experiences

    - Deploys consulting best practice knowledge and techniques when undertaking work

    - Performs rapid assessment of current landscape for clients and is able to provide insights around hypotheses and solutions

    - As a team member, assists in providing smooth delivery of internal project/program outcomes

    - Acts as a coach to client staff to support embedding capability

    - Develops and manages knowledge for use across internal projects and the Companies communities.

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements:-

    Desired technical skills

    - Experience with PMOs with project management certification is desirable (PRINCE II, PMI etc.)

    - Understanding of standard project methodologies re project initiation, current state analysis, future state design, process design, implementation and project transition/close

    - Good understanding of IT, HR, Finance functional processes and transformations. Whilst a formal background in IT or Finance is not required for this role, the following skills and understanding will aid this role in working with the business (markets) and IT & Finance resources on critical business projects:

    - Comfortable using IT database systems, able to familiarize with new systems and processes quickly and understand business needs and impacts

    - Ability to prepare reports using both excel and power point and understand financial language

    - Strong MS Office skills

    - Desired behavioural skills

    - Ability to build and maintain excellent client relationships across many different functions and organization levels

    - Ability to work and team with a multitude of different people and different cultures

    - Good analytical, judgment, tact and decision-making ability along with critical thinking skills

    - Solution oriented - Ability to focus on solutions in case of ambiguity /uncertainties and not stuck with the problem

    - Excellent written, oral and presentation communication and stakeholder engagement skills

    - Ability to deliver work products of the highest quality and is able to overcome risks and issues to ensure timely delivery.

    Other Requirements:

    - Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change

    - Ability to travel frequently and conduct multi-time zone meetings outside of local business hours - Due to global nature of the projects and key stakeholders; the ability to work virtually, and independently is critical; with flexibility towards working hours

    Experience and Skills

    - Manager level with significant experience of project management and change management

    - Atleast 10 years of relevant consulting experience with 7 years of experience in a project managers role

    - Should have experience of managing or leading workstreams / project initiatives in large scale transformation projects.

    - Should have experience of working with major global corporations on client facing projects (Ideally currently working in either: Big 4, global management consultancy firm or blue chip organization - with an appropriate management consulting background )

    - Should have experience with all aspects of change, e.g. technology, process and organizational change

    - Keen attention to detail and a proactive consultative approach -- proactive in understanding and meeting (internal) client requirements

    - Exceptional written and oral communications skills (including presentations), executive presence, as well as listening and interpretation skills

    - Presentation and facilitation skills 

    - Keen ability to source requirements, synthesize content and translate messages into creative and powerful presentations 

    - Ability to drive meetings, build presentations that interpret the data, creating valuable business insights and delivering the message to the stakeholders

    - High degree of professionalism and integrity

    - A strong team player who is comfortable working collaboratively with others but whom also demonstrates a proactive ability to manage work with minimal direction, but who is also confident to ask questions when needed

    - Strategic thinking - Identifying risk/opportunity areas and highlighting them, thinking ahead of the curve, ability to forecast outcomes to a situation & suggest appropriate solutions.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry: Banking, Financial Services, Broking

Functional Area: Top Management


Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent



UG: Any Graduate - Any Specialization

PG:Any Postgraduate - Any Specialization

Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required

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