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What you’ll be doing...

As the Senior Manager - Tech Proj Mgmt for the project management office within the AI&D Organization, you will responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and are in adherence to the established standards and processes.

  • Oversee business projects and ensure that they are completed on time, while, ensuring all team members uphold the company's standards throughout each project's development and execution.
  • Support the strategic planning process, and ensure timely project delivery.
  • Setup process and align the PMO efforts across initiatives.
  • Lead PMO efforts and collaborate across various pillars within the AI&D organization and identify interdependencies, risks, resourcing, and timing.
  • Develop and execute an integrated plan including establishing governance, reporting, communication and change management for strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborate with other department leaders within AI&D to define, prioritize, and develop projects.
  • Plan project management, including setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various deliverables.
  • Help draft new and improving existing project management office policies and processes.
  • Continuously evaluate projects to ensure they are meeting company standards, adhering to budgets, and meeting deadlines.
  • Accurately document the project's creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project's scope, budget, and justification. Along with report formulation.
  • Manage JIRA boards, create and maintain user stories and epics.
  • Integrate projects with Confluence and use effectively.
  • Train and manage a mix of junior and senior resources within the PMO team.
  • Share project status and progress reports with the larger audience and senior leadership.

What we’re looking for...

You have excellent expertise in project management – Project planning, setting processes and standards, managing project resource allocations, monitoring progress, running daily scrum calls, keeping stakeholders informed throughout the project and leading high performance PMO teams.
You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • One or more years of proven project management experience as a manager leading PMO teams across projects.
  • Experience integrating multiple projects on confluence and representing the same.
  • Experience preparing and standardizing Vendor on-boarding processes and tracking the same.
  • End to end management experience of Book of work items to track projects and measure deliverables appropriately.
  • Experience managing team capacity and bandwidth to ensure team is well utilized.
  • Experience Ideating and Strategizing project KPI dashboards for quick insights on resources and projects.
  • Experience setting up PMO teams from ground up.
  • Experience with establishing PMO processes and standards.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Confluence and JIRA.
  • Experience with end to end project management from planning to production of strategic initiatives.

Even better you have:

  • Experience interacting and collaborating deeply with other lines of business & the ability to work across cross cultural teams
  • High organization skills and detail oriented and comfortable balancing multiple competing projects.
  • Strong attention to details and technicalities.
  • Excellent organizational and technical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong communication skills and a team player with a proven ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Knowledge of Data science terminologies and key workings.
  • Certifications (Six sigma / Business Analysis / Agile etc.)
  • Ability to interact and provide executive level communications to senior management.