HTPS Project Manager - Project Management - HTPS - 170000

Hexaware Technologies (Chennai, TN, India) 26 days ago

Job Description

Job Title:

Project Manager

Job Rank (must note a single rank only for each job description):

Assistant Director

Function:

EY Technology

Scope (indicate either “global/cross-border” or “local/country”):

Global/cross-border

Sub Function:

Various

Reports to (Job Title):

Program Leader/Manager or Service Delivery Manager/Team Leader

Job Summary:

(Briefly describe the main objectives and purpose of the job. Why does the job exist? What is it expected to accomplish?)

Project manager is responsible for delivering IT projects to schedule, budget and quality. The role requires mastery of the technical knowledge of project management inter-related process stages i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management. Proficiency in related processes such as portfolio management, program management, methods and tools and quality assurance is also required. Project manager must have excellent stakeholder relationship management skills to successfully lead and manage the project team and project stakeholders, and have expertise recognized and requested by customers.

Essential Functions of the Job:

(Identifyand describe essential functions, or primary duties and responsibilities. Assume that the reader does not know the role or function of the job.)

· Successfully execute the project to agreed schedule, budget and scope

· Perform the relevant project management processes - i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management

· Plan the project based on a defined need – results in detailed scope/budget/schedule baseline

· Monitor and control the work to ensure that the project remains on track and in control

· Plan for and manage change

· Reports on variances to the approved project baseline

· Close the project to formalize acceptance of the project result and release project resources

· Interface and communicate with project team, management and stakeholders

· Manage project work and resources to enable successful and timely completion of the project

· Performs gate reviews and quality assurance reviews with all aspects of IT organization and business sponsors

· Delivery of projects aligned to overall business and technology strategies and architectures

· Work within defined governance processes

· Manage external contracts and suppliers where required

· Support development of business cases with the customer team including leading on the solutions estimate

· Lead the development of the project charter and scope, and ensure delivery of the solution to schedule, budget and scope

· Develop objectives, phasing and content of the project to deliver on the business case benefits, budget and timescales

· Manage to the objectives and plan by thorough risk, issue and change management across both business and IT parts of the project

· Ensures that quality project standards are met as prescribed by IT Services through the effective implementation or use of approved processes, methodologies and deliverables

Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:

(Describe the kind of problems and challenges typically faced, and decisions required to perform the job, as well as recommendations made to supervisors or others. Focus on the nature of existing policies, precedents and procedures used to guide decisions, and the degree to which the incumbent is free to make decisions requiring interpretation and judgment. Provide an example.)

· Monitors and manages project baseline to ensure activities are occurring as planned - scope, budget and schedule – manages variances

· Proactively identify risks and issues on projects - leading team to develop risk management and issues management plans

· Identifies potential points of contention for missed deliverables; creates and implements strategy to mitigate shortfalls in timeline and budget

· Anticipates problems before they occur; defines the problem or risk; identifies possible causes; works with team to identify solutions; selects and implements most appropriate solution

· Develop and manage plans to address project strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

· Ability to balance both the "science" of how to perform project management and the "art" of project management, which is learned through experience and skill training/application

· Analytical skills and problem solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on a project simultaneously

· Demonstrate business analytics to manage and meet sponsor and customer needs

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

(Describe the knowledge or skills needed to perform this job; these may be technical, managerial or behavioral in nature.)

· Experience of managing IT projects with personal accountability for delivering to time and cost for large, complex projects typically up to $5m in value and 12 to 18 months in duration

· Mastery of project management methodology, tools and templates (includes 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

· Experienced 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 projects simultaneously

· IT background with experience across the systems development life cycle with experience in all project phases – plan, initiate, elaborate, design, build, test, implement.

· Knowledge and use of industry-standard project methods, tools and techniques e.g. RAIDS, budget, communication

· Strong team working skills across matrixed client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills (includes negotiation)

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing

· Leader in the use of IT methodologies, processes and standards for project management

Supervision Responsibilities:

(Describe the level of supervision received (i.e., the frequency of supervisory contact, degree to which the individual acts independently and on what kinds of issues). Describe the level of supervision of others, if any (i.e., assigning work, reviewing performance, direct or indirect responsibility).

· Direct supervision provided by an experienced Program Leader/Manager or Service Delivery Manager/Team Leader; frequency on a weekly or as needed basis

· Project manager is expected to act independently to deliver project to schedule, budget and scope; support provided as required and requested, and is self-driven and motivated

· Project manager leads project teams consisting of cross functional, global, and virtual groups; directly supervises staff; assigns responsibility to members; monitors progress

· Project manager coaches, mentors and supports less experienced project managers as well as other project resources as needed

Other Requirements:

(Describe other functions or expectations of the job such as whether overtime is regularly required (e.g., during busy season?), whether there are particular times of the year that vacation may not be taken, whether there is frequent travel, whether there are any physical requirements beyond those expected in a normal office environment or any other miscellaneous things about the job that should be made known.)

· National and international travel may be required

Job Requirements:

Education:

(What is the minimum level of education needed/suggested to perform this job?)

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

Experience:

(What is minimum number of years needed/suggested to perform this job?)

· 7 to 10 years in a corporate IT environment

· 5 to 10 years experience in project management

· Other relevant experience in a related technical field (application development, deployment/implementation and infrastructure)

· Work experience in a professional services industry, preferred

Certification Requirements:

(Describe and explain any certifications and/or licenses needed or helpful to perform this job).

· Project management certification is preferred (PMI/CAPM or PMP, PRINCE2)

· Familiarity with ITIL v2 or 3 would be advantageous

HTPS Project Manager - Project Management - HTPS - 170000

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