IT Project Manager


Hyderabad, Telangana, India - 7706

Technical Knowledge:
• Ability to lead and motivate others; demonstrating empathy and knowledge of personality types
• Familiar with project management methodologies (for example, PMI, Prince II and agile)
• Demonstrated sensitivity to working in a political environment and to interacting with senior leadership
• Knowledge of project-planning tools
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Expertise in setting and managing customer expectations
• Distinctive blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills, because this is a highly visible position with substantial impact
• Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment where this role may not directly control resources
• Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
• Good understanding of current and emerging technologies and how other enterprises are employing them to drive digital business
• Demonstrated ability to develop and execute a project resource plan that ensures that the right people are in the right place doing the right things at the right time.
Dimensions
• Overseeing a variety of IT projects
• Ensuring project scope and requirements are clear and signed off
• Completing clear and documented project plan
• Stakeholder management for successful project delivery
• Project delivery against plan, providing regular and clear updates
• Advanced understanding and use of AVEVA PPM tools
Skills & Qualifications
Education
• Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, information systems or a related field; project management and/or general business management; or equivalent, related IT experience.
• Project manager training and certification.
• Salesforce certification highly desirable.
Experience
• Three or more years of IT experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving
• Experience of IT projects
• A minimum of two years of demonstrated competency in a project management role involving the execution of multiple projects or a large project
• Demonstrated experience in leading a project team
• Demonstrated experience and ability in successfully using “soft skills” or “people skills”
Responsibilities
• Analyze project proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations and appropriate process for accomplishing projects.
• Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones, and required activities and tasks.
• Provide leadership and motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle, and confer with project staff to outline work plan.
• Establish work plan and staffing for project activities, iterations or phases, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
• Implement project communication plan.
• Perform risk assessment, and implement mitigation plans.
• Monitor project activities, ensuring the currency, quality and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and “look and feel” across the enterprise.
• Ensure that project goals are accomplished and are in line with business objectives.
• Assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority to project personnel.
• Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure that the project progresses on schedule and within budget.
• Review status reports prepared by project personnel, and modify schedules or plans as required.
• Establish standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation.
• Continuously benchmark project management performance to identify improvements and achieve higher capability maturity in project and portfolio management.
• Establish good working relationships with external service providers
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