Director – Delivery and Project Management

Job Brief

Client: Global Digital Transformation IT Services company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Governance:

  • Create a Center of Excellence in alignment with Project Management Institute (PMI) guidelines, quality standards and company requirements.
  • Seek implementation efficiencies to meet or exceed the financial expectations established at project initiation. · Develop, implement, and govern program management processes, dashboards, templates, policies, and metrics.
  • Monitor compliance with project policies and standards.
  • Manage project deliverables and tasks.
  • Active member of the Operations Management Group.
  • Continuously seek ways to improve internal processes to maximize operational performance.

Team Leadership:

  • Coach and mentor project management practitioners and share knowledge of best practices.
  • Establish the PMO organization structure, hire and manage project staffing requirements in line with project objectives.
  • Coordinate project deliverables with Project Managers, technology practice heads and other stakeholders.
  • Set performance targets for direct reports and conduct performance reviews
  • Oversee Project Managers for the delivery of projects/programs on time, within scope and on budget.

HANDS-ON SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Skilled at managing teams and projects for global customers
  • Skilled at managing project deliverables and timelines
  • Direct responsibility for planning, organizing and the direction of the organizations project management office and programs

ADDITIONAL QUALITIES

  • Expert-level knowledge of project and change management, methodologies, techniques, processes (e.g., Project and Portfolio Management Methodology – PPM).
  • Budget, cost, and profitability management skills.
  • Knowledge of resource management tools.
  • Demonstrated experience working on projects for global customers
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs in complex settings.
  • Excellent judgment with proven ability to identify problems and deal with complex issues.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, particularly on challenging, complex, and difficult issues to develop solutions that address root causes.
  • Ability to develop and deliver training to small and large groups.
  • Ability to influence without authority.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and resourceful when managing changing timelines and multiple deliverables.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to establish and manage a high-performance team.
  • Motivated to build relationships at executive levels with customers, and vendor groups.
  • At all levels, work collaboratively, share information appropriately and build supportive, trusting and professional relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Demonstrated evidence in a senior role whilst managing teams to exceed
  • Strong leadership style. Knowledge and experience § Understanding what it is like to be a manager and able to offer practical advice and support for the day to day issue
  • Experience with Presales support is an added advantage

EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Around 20 years of project management experience preferred
  • PMI certified PMP
Job Category: IT Delivery Management
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Chennai India

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