Solution Delivery Manager - Periscope
McKinsey Global Services
Gurgaon, INDIA
18h ago
source : TimesJobs

Qualifications Masters degree; MBA is a plus 11 years of relevant and professional work experience as a manager accustomed to acting as the interface of business and technology in an agile and fast-changing environment Experience managing the implementation and / or solution deployment program and / or ongoing operations in the service industry Strong project management skills (on time, within budget, according to scope, and with flexibility when required, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of working with large databases, data visualization tools, IT solution applications; exposure to marketing & sales function is desirable Creative problem-solving skills;
  • comfortable with handling risks and dealing with ambiguous situations Comfortable with leading / mentoring teams. Strict compliance with initial budget and planning;
  • managing any delays or overruns with service lines Strong communications and negotiation skills that can be employed to build relationships and achieve goals Comfortable working with all levels of management, with the ability to critically evaluate and communicate business issues / risks with conviction to client and partners Able to act as a thought-partner to clients, client project teams, leaders and partners Analytical and strategic focus, with ability to drive exploration and draw conclusions from multiple data sources Keen understanding of process and knowledge of key client service processes (like, data management & solution support) Able to incorporate business context to present and describe technical functionalities to that less-versed in technology Flexible to travel up to 30 PERCENT Who You'll Work With You will be based in Gurgaon, and will join Periscope of the Marketing & Sales (M&S) Solutions team in the M&S practice.

    M&S Solutions was set up to house all the Marketing and Sales Practices repeatable analytics, repeatable digital, and solutions.

    Founded in 2007, the Periscope By McKinsey platform combines world-leading Intellectual Property, prescriptive analytics, and cloud-based tools with expert support and training.

    Its a unique combination that drives revenue growth, both now and into the future. The platform offers a suite of Marketing & Sales solutions that accelerate and sustain commercial transformation for businesses.

    With a truly global reach, the portfolio of solutions comprises of Insight Solutions, Marketing Solutions, Customer Experience Solutions, Category Solutions, Pricing Solutions, Performance Solutions, and Sales Solutions.

    Periscope By McKinsey enables better commercial decisions by uncovering actionable insights. The Periscope platform combines world-leading intellectual property, prescriptive analytics, and cloud-based tools with expert support and training.

    It is a unique combination that drives revenue growth both now and in the future. More than 25 solutions focused on insights, marketing, customer experience, performance, pricing, category, and sales optimization are powered by the Periscope platform.

    Periscope has a presence in 27 locations across 16 countries with a team of 800 IT and business professionals and a network of 300 experts.

    To learn more about how Periscopes solutions and experts are helping businesses continually drive better performance, visit www. / periscope What You'll Do You will work closely with Periscope leadership and diverse McKinsey team members to define, set-up, and manage the solution delivery processes.

    You will leverage Periscope by McKinsey platform and firm assets to create a sustainable impact and ensure the client's success.

    You will often work on more than one project at any point in time and will be at the core of bridging client business challenges with Periscopes capabilities.

    In this role, you will work with Periscope leadership and client representatives in joint problem-solving sessions, and define the project scope as well as staffing requirements.

    You will also enable process improvements to gain efficiencies and enable a faster transition to steady-state; through driving the discussions with the product development team by providing ongoing feedback on solutions and opportunities to enhance / add features.

    You will support clients in their usage of Periscope solution and engage with client sponsors as well as program leadership on a regular basis to drive user adoption, and drive the process of converting and enriching client raw data and deliver the insights related to the business challenges at stake.

  • As a Solution Delivery Manager, you will develop and execute end-to-end project management activities, including scoping and requirements across implementation, deployment, and client success phases of the project;
  • meticulously planning team tasks and tracking them to completion while closely monitoring risks, issues and resolving team conflicts.

  • Furthermore, you will execute the project with agreed requirements (cost, schedule, functionality, customer satisfaction) and professional stakeholder management to ensure business success and customer value;
  • monitor and communicate the progress of project delivery. You will ensure timely and effective communication of project status, schedule, cost, and assessment of risks / issues.

    Given the pace of this role, you will be expected to manage relationships with senior leaders & cross-functional teams throughout the project life cycle.

    You will also coach and mentor junior team members by sharing business, functional and technical expertise. Industries Consumer Packaged Goods High Tech Retail 2 More Functions Technology Marketing & Sales Strategy 1 More

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