Project Manager / Sr Project Manager

Type of Employment: Full Time

Work Location: Anywhere in India

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders
  • Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO and key stakeholders
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas
  • Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders and sponsors
  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings
  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
  • Manage project scope and changes
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders.
  • Work with Sales team for RFP or high level estimations.

Educational Qualification:

B.E / B. Tech / M. C. A./ M. S./ M. Tech

Experience:

  • 5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects
  • 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
  • 3+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client / business and documentation
  • Experience in Retail domain, executing 1 or more large scale stores implementation projects.
  • Expertise in/with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership
  • PMP Certification is BIG PLUS

Others

  • Experience in Retail Domain is a definite advantage.
  • Experience in managing and executing Xstore implementation projects is a Big Plus.