Project Manager

Description

Role:

  • Project Manager will be working close to the Merit Management Team.
  • Ensure all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Develop detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Get involved on client calls and briefings, understand the requirements from the Clients / Operations team and help in designing software solutions.
  • Give time lines for projects and prepare cost estimation.
  • Conduct regular meetings with team leaders and follow up on project status.
  • Envisage any blocks and delay in project delivery to be acted with responsibility.
  • Co-ordinate with HR on recruitment and sourcing of candidates.

Experience:                      

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in managing multiple software projects
  • Advantage if handled multiple teams on different technologies of software development
  • Solid technical background with understanding and hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.

Required Skills:

  • Proven work experience in project management in the information technology sector
  • Excellent client facing and internal communication skills
  • Proven track record of leading teams and delivering quality software solutions
  • Ability to motivate team and individuals
  • Good communication (Verbal & Email)
  • Interpersonal, communication and presentation skills is compulsory

Performance Management

  • Set SMART goals for teams based on client SLAs.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Ensure timely completion of monthly project reviews and quarterly client reviews.
  • Act as an escalation point for any disagreements or disputes.
  • Identify areas of improvement within the team and come up with corrective and preventive action.

Reporting

  • Design reports if necessary to report accurate project progress
  • Report to management on a weekly basis on the project status, staffing and upcoming requirements.
  • Report and escalate to management when needed
  • Responsible for designing and maintaining accurate internal and external reports.

 


Chennai

Full time

IT


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