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Project Manager - Talent IT SD

6 - 8 yrs
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    The Project Manager is responsible for delivering IT programs and projects to schedule, budget and quality. The role requires mastery of the technical knowledge of program and project management inter-related stages: Project initiation and planning, execution, monitoring/control, and closure. It also requires mastery of relevant project management metrics and support processes such as scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, and stakeholder management.
    Excellent knowledge in related processes such as portfolio management, project management methods/tools, and quality assurance is also required. The project manager must be able to successfully lead and manage program/project teams and stakeholders. They must have expertise recognized and requested by customers.

    Essential Functions of the Job:

    Support the development of the program/project business case with the customer team
    Lead the development of the program/project charter and scope, and ensure delivery of the solution to schedule, budget and scope
    Plan the program/project based on a defined need, resulting in a detailed scope/budget/schedule baseline
    Develop objectives, phasing and content of the program/project to deliver on the business case benefits, budget and timescales
    Monitor and control the work to ensure that the program/project remains on track and in control
    Plan for and manage change
    Report on variances to the approved program/project baseline
    Perform gate reviews and quality assurance reviews with IT organization and business sponsors
    Successfully execute the program/project to agreed schedule, budget and scope
    Deliver programs/projects aligned to overall business and technology strategies and architectures
    Interface and communicate with program/project team, management and stakeholders
    Manage to the objectives and plan by thorough risk, issue and change management across both business and IT parts of the program/project
    Ensure that quality program/project standards are met as prescribed by IT Services through the effective implementation or use of approved processes, methodologies and deliverables
    Manage program/project work, internal resources, and external contracts/suppliers as required to enable successful and timely completion of the program/project
    Work within defined governance processes
    Close the program/project to formalize acceptance of the program/project result and release program/project resources.

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

    Functional knowledge of SAP Fieldglass including Integration points or similar cloud platform
    Knowledge and understanding of SharePoint capabilities
    Experience managing IT programs/projects with personal accountability for delivering to time and cost for large, complex programs/projects typically more than $5m in value and 18 months in duration
    Mastery of program/project management methodology, tools and templates, includes program/project planning, schedule development, scope management and cost management
    Track record of customer focus, based on openness, trust, and delivering on promises
    Extensive experience of delivery that includes the use of supplier and off-shore resources
    Superior experience in managing to contract; ensuring clients and suppliers alike perform in accordance with original agreement
    Experience across packaged and bespoke systems and infrastructure, ideally on an international basis
    Management skills to manage one or more large, complex programs/projects simultaneously
    IT background with experience across the systems development life cycle with experience in all program/project phases plan, initiate, elaborate, design, build, test, implement.
    Knowledge and use of industry-standard program/project methods, tools and techniques e.g. RAIDS, budget, communication
    Strong teamwork skills across matrixed client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams
    Strong interpersonal and negotiation
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Leader in the use of IT methodologies, processes and standards for program/project management

    Supervision Responsibilities:

    The project manager is expected to act independently to deliver program/project to schedule, budget and scope, and provide support as required and requested
    The project manager leads program/project teams consisting of cross functional, global, and virtual groups; directly supervises staff; assigns responsibility to members; monitors progress

    Other Requirements:

    National and international travel may be required

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry: BPO / Call Centre / ITES

Functional Area: IT Software - ERP , CRM

Role Category:Project Management

Role:Project Manager-IT/Software

Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time


Desired Candidate Profile

    Job Requirements:


    A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience


    Experience in SAP Fieldglass including Integration points or similar cloud platform
    Extensive experience in a corporate IT environment
    Extensive experience in program/project management
    Other relevant experience in a related technical field (application development, deployment/implementation and infrastructure)
    Work experience in a professional services industry preferred

    Language Requirements:


    Certification Requirements:

    Project management certification is (PMI/CAPM or PMP, PRINCE2) preferred
    Familiarity with ITIL v2 or v3 preferred

    Soft Skills/Behavioural Requirements:

    Team player
    Focus on continuous process improvement
    Proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options


UG: B.Tech/B.E. - Computers

PG:Any Postgraduate - Any Specialization

Doctorate:Doctorate Not Required

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