Proj/Prog Manager I, IM Project Management
Xerox
Kochi
2d ago
source : Shine

Purpose :

  • Responsible for project management, leadership and execution of a portfolio of Information Technology projects / programs;
  • and ensuring alignment with IT standards and strategies. Accountable to manage IT projects, programs and portfolios using industry based, IT EPMO defined and regionally governed PM methodologies, best practices, processes and tools across a number of PM functional areas.

    Responsibilities include managing project / program scope, time (schedule), integration, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk and procurement activities and other PM deliverables.

    Develops and maintains relationships with Business Unit leads and leadership teams to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered for those projects and programs.

    The role holder will be responsible for leading medium-to large scale IT projects or elements of multiple small-scale IT projects while supporting the PMO.

    The role holder will manage Project Team Members (e.g., Project Analysts, Project Coordinators, Technical Resources, etc.

    and work with the leadership team in the implementation and use of the project management best practices (procedures, processes, templates, tools) that are owned by the EPMO / PMO to support the planning and execution of the project(s) within his / her control.

    Role holder, under the supervision of the PMO Manager, Program Manager or Senior Project Manager, is accountable and responsible for managing all aspects of a medium-to-large scale IT project or multiple, small-scale IT projects to ensure project results contribute positive business value and meet agreed on scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives.

    This involves looking outside of project boundaries for integration and interdependencies to achieve project goals. It also involves conveying to the project team the important relationship of the project to the bigger picture, including the larger program and organizational performance objectives.

    Through structured governance, the role holder enables appropriate initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling and closing for the project to achieve program benefits.

    The role holder establishes and communicates project goals and directs team activities. The PM is responsible for activities pertaining to managing integration, scope, time (schedule), cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk and procurement.

    The role adheres to the established project management methodology and standards while carrying out responsibilities.

    Primary Responsibilities :

    Support the Program Manager or PMO in the creation of project charters and associated project plans

    Maintain relationships with Business Unit leads and leadership to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered for those project(s) under his / her domain.

    Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex project management and leverage knowledge of Xerox business to identify risk and evaluate impacts on the business.

    Demonstrate excellent project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with team members, and use current tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables while applying to projects.

    Ensure appropriate involvement of all stakeholders for the project

    Consistently apply the organizational project management standards and methodologies defined by the EPMO / PMO to assigned projects.

    Accountable and responsible for activities pertaining to managing integration, scope, time (schedule), cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk and procurement for the project.

    Report progress and health of the project and incorporate feedback from all stakeholders

    Identify, monitor and control the interdependencies between activities and deliverables with a project

    Proactively identify and manage risks and issues pertaining to the project.

    Identify the projects financial sources and resources and manage the budget and control costs for the project.

    Ensure appropriate governance practices are in place to monitor and control the project

    Track the progress of project activities and deliverables and the non-project work to the consolidated project benefits.

    Support the portfolio management decision process through the creation of project charters, scope statements, risk assessments, budgets and IT Value discussions.

    Recommend prioritization of projects and ensure approvals follow the governance process.Additional please note below :

  • Alignment & day to day support to the 3 Senior EPMO Leaders
  • Provide support to Portfolio Manager, as needed
  • Provide support to Vice President of EPMO & Risk Organization, as needed
  • Graduation in specialized field (Example : Bachelor of Engineering etc.) in Computer Science, Information Systems,Business Administration, or other related field.

    Key Skills needed : Excel, Powerpoint, WordAnalyzing and preparing reports - advanced Excel and TableauSharepoint site build, maintenanceKnowledge of Project, Program and Portfolio FundamentalsExperience organizing knowledge repositories Professional Certifications : Minimum-PMP or equivalent Project Management certificationExperience of relevant 7 yrs to 10 yrsPreferred-Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified Candidate Background : Ability to perform critical analysis of complex requirementsAbility to perform feasibility studies and cost benefit analysesEffective presentation skillsDemonstrated integrity within a professional environmentBroad knowledge Project Management Institute (PMI) Knowledge Areas and proficient in at least three of the KnowledgeAreas.

    In-depth knowledge of relevant industry standardsTypically has substantial IT work experience, including some project support / management experience

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