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Manager / Sr Manager – IT Projects (Applications Development Maintenance)

Mumbai, India Full Time

Reporting Structure

Reports to AVP - PMO

Education

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Master Degree in Engineering/Management Preferred

Experience
  • Minimum of 7+ years of total experience; Minimum of 3+ years in managing Java/.NET/BI/SAP Projects with exposure to Agile methodology or ITIL

  • Maximum of 12 years of total IT experience

Industry

Preferably from a Technology, ITES, Shared Services or Banking organization

Responsibility

The AVP Systems Engineering role will have the following responsibilities

  • Partner with stakeholders to define Project scope, goals, deliverables and timelines

  • Lead the development of requirements, business cases, estimations, Project Proposals and RFPs

  • Facilitate the definition of service levels and acceptance criteria for Projects

  • Develop Project plans, goals, and budgets

  • Work with stakeholders to secure needed resources and resolve resource conflicts

  • Identify and proactively manage changes in scope, budget and schedule to ensure that the business value of the Project is still achieved

  • Escalate issues and risks and proactively takes ownership for resolution

  • Track milestones and deliverables and provide regular status reporting to all levels of stakeholders

  • Manage projects with a blend of in-house and external resources (vendors and contractors)

  • Plan and lead Project governance meetings, Project health checks, phase gate reviews, post Project reviews and Project level workshops

  • Excel in Incident and Problem Management with exposure to preventive and adaptive maintenance

  • Share lessons learned and best practices across Projects, building relationships with stakeholders at all levels

  • Provide IT PMO with lessons learned and best practices related inputs

  • Collaborate with IT PMO to implement standards, guidelines and perform other relevant activities

  • Adhere to Project Management Methodology as defined by IT PMO

  • Provide timely, candid and constructive performance feedback to direct reports

  • Develop direct reports to their fullest potential and provide challenging opportunities that enhance their career growth

Certifications
  • PMP or PRINCE2 or equivalent certification is a must

  • ITIL and Agile Certifications are preferred

  • Technology and Domain Specific Certifications are a plus

Employment Type
  • On Contract - Full Time. Initially for a period of three years, extendable by mutual consent

Location
  • Mumbai