Sr. Manager - Program Management - 14001
Tata Communications
Chennai, India
4d ago

Job Description

Job Family Descriptor

Responsible for project management of complex implementation and delivery projects through their lifecycle. Lead, schedule and monitor program management activities for all customer deliveries.

Interact with relevant cross-functional teams and customer for respective dependencies baked into project plans and program manage with customers, until commissioning of orders.

Develop program / project goals that support business objectives as well as executing to plan to meet these goals. Define timelines and scope of project.

Execute projects on a cross functional and regional basis within the allocated costs, defined scope and timelines. Identify and liaise with the key stakeholders involved in the project.

Monitor critical milestones of project outcomes and Customer requested timelines. Drive compliance to the change control process.

Conduct periodic updates and reviews to ensure project stays on track and delays are managed to ensure appropriate jeopardy and risk management.

Drive mitigation of delivery issues and timelines through effective escalation management with senior management where necessary.

Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately. Plan outages for customers; identify opportunities for improving operational efficiency.

Manages the level of revenue / risks associated with complex deliveries. Interact with back-end teams to understand issues raised around customer dependency clearances.

Drive clearance of dependencies through discussions with customers and / or stakeholders. Review progress and margins of projects on a periodic basis and ensure faster revenue realization through appropriate prioritization of orders.

Conduct periodic meetings with customers / stakeholders / vendors to discuss issues and related action items. Identify areas of improvement and drive specific initiatives to address issues raised by customers around order delivery.

Identify and implement continuous process improvements to Q2C cycle time.

Level Descriptor

Interact with customers for clearance around specific customer dependencies raised by team, where required. Review critical project milestones.

Drive projects across functional teams. Conduct reviews with teams on regular basis to track progress on improvement initiatives.

Has budget responsibility. Leads a team through expertise in most or all areas within Program Management. Tactical role which provides a marked contribution to defining the direction of new processes, standards or operational plans based upon business strategy, with a significant mid term impact on business unit overall results.

May lead important projects that require providing experienced project team members with instruction, guidance and advice in all aspects of the project to ensure delivery of quality outcomes.

Provides a second level management to a group of one or more teams led by a supervisor / team leader which in turn could comprise a combination of professional, technical administrative staff.

Identifies problems and significantly improves, changes or adapts existing methods and techniques. Focus is on implementation and control rather than policy and strategy development.

Impact of decisions made is mid-term in nature. Able to identify problems and significantly improve, change or adapt existing methods and techniques.

Education : An engineering graduate (electronics / telecommunication) Experience : 10 - 12 years in service provider domain in telecom industry

Purpose - Broad objective of the role

Operating Network - Key External

Operating Network - Key Internal

Size and Scope of Role - Financial

Size and Scope of Role - No. of direct reports

Size and Scope of Role - Total team size

Size and Scope of Role - Other size parameters

Minimum qualification & experience

Other knowledge / skills

Key Responsibilities

Technical Competencies

Communication Skills

Job Segment : Telecom, Telecommunications, Manager, Engineer, Risk Management, Technology, Management, Engineering, Finance

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